'student mental health' blog posts:
18 Sep 2013
Starting Uni - a young person's perspective
Our young ambassador Emma Norris talks to young people about starting university and offers tips for coping.
15 Aug 2013
Students negative feelings most common at night
A recent study released by the Nightline Association, which provides student-led support services to over 90 universities, has found that 75% of university students had personally experienced some form of emotional distress.
3 Jul 2013
vInspired champion announced as new YoungMinds ambassador
24-year-old Emma Norris is one of vInspired's new 'cause champions', promoting young people's need for healthy self-esteem - and at their celebratory event on Saturday, she'll also be announced as a new YoungMinds ambassador.
20 Jun 2013
Mindfulness improves wellbeing in school children
Mindfulness lowers stress and depressive synptoms among school children.
12 Jun 2013
Careers event for people with long-term conditions and disabilities
An inter-industry careers event for year 12 students who have a disability or long-term health condition is being held next month in central London.
20 May 2013
Ten per cent of students have suicidal thoughts
National Union of Students research finds 13 per cent of students feel suicidal and 20 per cent have a mental health problem.
15 May 2013
Top tips for parents concerned about children's exam stress
Exam times are one of the peak periods for the helpline with parents contacting us concerned about exam stress on their child. Today YoungMinds are releasing some top tips for parents/carers who are concerned about exam stress and the child.
25 Mar 2013
Schools competition launched to highlight best practice
Children and Young People's Mental Health Coalition launches competition to highlight best practice in supporting pupils' wellbeing and mental health.
1 Nov 2012
One fifth of students experience depression
Bupa study shows one fifth of university students have been depressed in the last year.
14 Sep 2012
Coping with mental illness at university
Young people with mental health problems may need support at university. Guest blogger Misty on why this is so important.