Youngminds

Social Media Giants Must Do More To Tackle Cyberbullying

Sarah Brennan | Posted 05.09.2017 | UK
Sarah Brennan

We need to make sure that young people get the best out of the online world, and we need to work together to develop innovative ways to promote good mental health.

I'm Running The London Marathon To Celebrate The Journey My Dad And I Have Been On

Paul Scates | Posted 03.02.2017 | UK
Paul Scates

My dad was good at introducing the subject matter of mental health without directly asking me to talk about it. He would speak to me generally about mental health in a way that was inviting but not intrusive, which was massively helpful in encouraging me to open up. Now today we are supporting each other through training for the London Marathon for Heads Together. As we encourage and motivate one another, guide our way through the difficult and hopefully fun times of training we will together cross the finish line once again.

Children's Mental Health Funding Is Not Going Where It Should Be

Sarah Brennan | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK
Sarah Brennan

The pressure on overall NHS budgets puts individual CCGs in a difficult position. But if the government is serious about prioritising children's mental health services, they need to ensure that there is far greater accountability over where the new money is going.

Young Men And Mental Health: Challenging Stereotypes

Cammeron Meades | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Cammeron Meades

Men with depression or any other mental health conditions are not alone. There is a huge percentage of men out there like them, but who aren't talking about it! If you are amongst the huge number of men suffering a mental health problem, having the strength to confide in someone and acknowledge the problem may actually be the most courageous thing you can ever do. And saving a life- your life- really is heroic.

Why Dancing Is Good for our Mental Health

Annabel Abbs | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Annabel Abbs

Why don't we Brits dance? More importantly, why don't our children dance? Yes, I know a few lucky children learn to street dance or go to flamenco lessons. Some of us may even have been inspired by Strictly to have a stab at ballroom dancing. And this is great. But most of us never dance.

How Do We Solve the Growing Children's Mental Health Crisis? #YoungMindsMatter

Frederika Roberts | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK
Frederika Roberts

Barely a day goes by without me reading or hearing something in the news about Mental Health, especially children's mental health.

Launching a New Campaign for YoungMinds

Jamie Laing | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Laing

Children and young people's mental health isn't exactly a sexy subject but I think its such an important cause that I am proud to front YoungMinds new campaign in association with fundraising platform Raffity. YoungMinds is the only children and young people's mental health charity.

A Social Taboo Uncovered

Alex Geraghty | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Alex Geraghty

An intensive course of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) along with strong support from a close network of family and friends has helped me regain control of my life. It is clear now that if it were not for the persistent efforts of others, I would not be where I am today.

What About Preparing Children and Young People for Life Not Just the Workplace?

Sarah Brennan | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Sarah Brennan

A positive wellbeing agenda within schools is not only good for pupil's health it is good for having content and happy pupils engaged in the curriculum. Sadly OFSTED no longer inspect for a pupil's wellbeing, instead focusing almost solely on academic performance.