17 Mar

YoungMinds Wise Up Campaign

I’m George, and have been a YoungMinds activist for 2 years. At school I had a really hard time with my mental health, and I didn’t feel like there was enough time for anyone to see me as a person, rather than a number or a grade. But one teacher went out of her way…

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15 Mar

YoungMinds Newsletter – March 2019

An emergency messenger service for a mental health crisis It can be hard to know where to get support if you, or a young person you know, is in a crisis with their mental health. That’s why our new YoungMinds Crisis Messenger service provides free 24/7 crisis support across the UK. If you are experiencing…

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19 Feb

YoungMinds Newsletter – February 2019

#TellOfsted to make wellbeing a priority On average, three children in every classroom have a diagnosable mental health problem, and many more go through times when they struggle to cope. It’s time for our education system to make wellbeing a priority. Ofsted is changing how it inspects schools and has launched a consultation asking for your…

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12 Jan

New mental health support in schools and colleges and faster access to NHS care

In 2017, the Government published its Green Paper for Transforming children and young people’s mental health, which detailed proposals for expanding access to mental health care for children and young people, building on the national NHS transformation programme which is already underway. Its proposals were focused on providing additional support through schools and colleges and…

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27 Apr

These are the young minds we’re #FightingFor 🌟

These are the young minds we’re #FightingFor In the last 25 years, we’ve seen that people now talk about mental health more than ever before. However, help is still much too hard to find for young people when they need it. 81% of young people said there was not enough support available when they struggled…

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30 Mar

On our 25th Anniversary, join our fight for young people’s mental health

This year we turn 25. That’s 25 years of seeing many changes in mental health support for children and young people. And now, the spotlight is on young people’s mental health like never before. But if you need help, it’s still much too hard to find. When we spoke to more than 1,600 parents who’ve…

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