Children and young people
International Youth Day: empowering young people starts with mental health12 August 2016,
What opportunities does the focus of International Youth Day offer for mental health?
Disturbing report highlights need to prevent spiralling levels of mental ill health in children and young people28 May 2016,
The Children’s Commissioner for England has launched a new report revealing that children and young people are struggling to access mental health services they need.
'The support given to young people around mental health isn't enough'20 May 2016, Guest Blogger
Eyram Assem says young people need to be encouraged to talk about mental health more.
Social media and young people's mental health9 May 2016, Guest Blogger
Our work placement student Brayan Herrera looks at the impact of social media on young people's mental health.
Unprecedented rise in children being prescribed anti-depressants9 March 2016, Isabella Goldie
The World Health Organisation has raised concerns about an unprecedented rise in the number of children being prescribed anti-depressants in UK.
Mental Health Foundation highlights the importance of children’s mental health with #MindsMatter8 March 2016,
As the Friends of the Foundation host a gala dinner to raise much needed funds for the Mental Health Foundation’s work with children and young people, a preventative approach to mental health problems in childhood has never been more needed.
Jade's story: 'I could see no way out'
Jade experienced bullying at school, which led to depression, anxiety and wanting to end her life.
Right Here Newham
Right Here Newham was led by New Choices for Youth Trust (NCYT), a generic youth organisation based in the London Borough of Newham with a history of working on training and development.
Right Here Fermanagh
The Right Here partnership in Fermanagh was led by established youth charity YouthAction Northern Ireland . The partnership included senior representatives from the Youth Service, Education, Healthy Living Centres, Mental Health, and Public Health. The place Fermanagh in Northern Ireland has a population of approximately 55,000, with Enniskillen as its county town. It is a mainly rural county bordering on the Republic of Ireland with a majority Catholic population. The county has experienced over 30 years of conflict, particularly in border villages, leading to fragile communities and...