08 Oct

Join 55,000 people taking action for young people

Take action for young people today Young people are facing a crisis with their mental health, with not enough getting the support they need, when they first need it. That’s why we’re calling on the Government to #ActEarly by introducing a new strategy that makes early intervention a genuine priority. We urgently need you to…

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15 Sep

Don’t miss out… there’s not long left to sign up for #HelloYellow!

Don’t miss out…  not long left to sign up for #HelloYellow! Summer may have come to an end, but don’t forget that World Mental Health Day is back, and it’s just one month away! Sign up now to receive your free #HelloYellow 2019 kit. Instead of saying goodbye to bright summer colours, why not bring those…

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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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18 Jul

YoungMinds Newsletter – July 2019

A message to anyone grieving, from our Activists “We all grieve differently.” That’s the message our Activists want to give to any young person who has experienced a bereavement or loss in their life. There’s no right or wrong way to grieve, and your feelings are valid. If you, or a young person you know…

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20 Jun

Northumbria Coalition Against Crime – Volunteer Mentors Wanted

Hi Can you spare a few hours per week to support a young person at risk of offending or re-offending? Download the flyer here. Thanks Kind regards, Heather Armstrong 🙂 Head of Youth & Community NCAC, Whickham Police Station, Front Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE16 4HE Mobile: 07876243606 Email: heather@thecoalition.org.uk

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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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27 Jan

Information Gathering – New Young People’s Mental Health Resource

Following the great success of our Mental Health Support Leaflet aimed at adults last year, we’re currently working with a number of great organisations, including Phoenix Detached Youth Project, Barnardos The Base, North Tyneside Council Youth Participation Team, Healthwatch North Tyneside and young people across the borough to pull together a similar resource by young…

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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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