Children and young people
How to improve mental wellbeing in youth work practice2 June 2014
For youth organisations working with young people, to help to embed mental wellbeing improvement practices within the organisations.
The potential of digital in youth mental health services28 March 2014, Chris O'Sullivan
The collaborative, creative and social capital aspects of digital technology can be important in young people’s mental wellbeing and a unique project in Scotland is looking at ways it to include it in youth mental health activities.
Why does good mental health begin in infancy?
Babies who don't have a healthy bond with a parent is at much higher risk of developing mental health problems.
Parenting, child protection and the case of Daniel Pelka24 September 2013,
The tragic death of Daniel Pelka rests at the hands of no other than his mother and step-father
Getting young people Doc Ready12 September 2013, Guest Blogger
Ben Matthews, Head of Communications at FutureGov, describes the impact of the launch of new mental health app, Doc Ready.
Mindfull of young people's mental health29 July 2013,
Innovative mental health support services are on the increase, however more needs to be done to ensure young people can access help in whatever settings suit them best.
Trip to Eastbourne27 June 2013, Hanifa Islam
This week I worked with a school to try out a programme for young people to develop resilience and positive life coping skills.
David Blunkett MP visits Right Here Sheffield7 June 2013, Guest Blogger
Callum Woodhead–McClaimens discusses David Blunkett MP's visit to the Right Here Project in Sheffield to discuss the need for early intervention support to protect young people’s mental health
Flashback to the 70's28 May 2013,
Four decades ago, people with learning disabilities were not as visible in public life as they are now - but some things still haven't changed...
Youth-led training can help GPs better respond to young peopleâs needs3 May 2013,
Last week I had the privilege of attending an event organised by the Royal College of GPs (RCGP) Child and Adolescent Health Group, which included an oversubscribed seminar by Right Here Brighton and Hove Young Volunteers around ‘Making your surgery more youth-friendly’.