09 Nov

YoungMinds Newsletter – November 2019

We’ve put your signatures in our politicians’ hands This morning, our amazing Activists – along with artist Alison Lapper and our Chief Executive Emma Thomas – have handed in our #ActEarly petition, which has received over 70,000 signatures, to all leading political parties in England. We want to make sure that whoever forms the next government makes…

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14 Sep

YoungMinds Newsletter – September 2019

Get your free #HelloYellow activities and resources to mark World Mental Health Day How will you be marking World Mental Health Day in just over a month’s time? Over 7000 schools, offices, community groups and individuals have signed up to take part in #HelloYellow on Thursday 10 October. Together, we want to show more young…

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14 Sep

Tell the Government to #ActEarly on Mental Health

More young people than ever are reaching out for help with their mental health, but not enough are getting the support they need. Investment in the NHS is crucial, but with growing demand, we need more than that. That’s why we’re calling for a cross-government strategy that will address the factors that can affect young people’s mental health…

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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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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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