14 Aug 2014
Supporting young people around A-Level results
School pressure reaches a peak on results day, with parents, friends, and the media turning an eagle eye to grades. At this time especially, we ensure the wellbeing and health of our young people remains a priority.
13 Aug 2014
Comment on LGA statement on children's mental health services
YoungMinds comment on LGA statement on that state of children's mental health services.
12 Aug 2014
Cuts leave Britain facing a ‘time-bomb’ of struggling young people
Young people are taking a disproportionate hit from the Con-Dem government’s austerity agenda, a damning new report has revealed.
12 Aug 2014
Natasha's story: sexual pressures
15-year-old Natasha talks about the pressure she felt at school to be fancied and get a boyfriend which contributed to her anxiety and depression.
11 Aug 2014
Rise in children self-harming
The number of children in England self-harming seems to be on the rise after new NHS figures show 70 per cent are being treated in hospital after deliberately hurting themselves.
8 Aug 2014
How can schools and parents lift the burden of ‘perfectionism’?
Concerns grow that quest for perfection among pupils could lead to mental health problems.
7 Aug 2014
Mental health services for young offenders are woefully inadequate
Evidence spotlights the lack of appropriate help for vulnerable young people in the 16-25 age group.
6 Aug 2014
Fundraising for YoungMinds: Mount Kilimanjaro Final Blog
The amazing Jessica Mather tells us all about climbing – and reaching the top of – the ‘Roof of Africa’, Mount Kilimanjaro.
4 Aug 2014
Nominations now open for principles into practice awards 2014-2015
Nominations are now open for the 2014 - 2015 principles into practice awards. YoungMinds are sponsoring the category: Care and support of younger people.
29 Jul 2014
Internet safety: top tips for parents
Advice for parents and carers about how to monitor their children's online activity.