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

YoungMinds Newsletter – January 2019

Fighting for children and young people’s mental health in 2019 Thanks to your support last year, we achieved many milestones in our fight for children and young people’s mental health, including Seni’s Law and handing in our open letter to Ofsted. Earlier this week, the NHS published their Long Term Plan, outlining their plans and…

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16 Dec

YoungMinds Newsletter – December 2018

  Helping children and young people to cope at Christmas For all the fun and festivities that Christmas and the winter holidays bring, the reality for many children and young people is that it’s a difficult time of year. The expectation for this to be a ‘happy’ season, with lots of socialising and time with…

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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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17 Apr

The Times Manifesto in partnership with YoungMinds

The Times newspaper, in partnership with YoungMinds, launches a manifesto calling for a revolution in young people’s mental health services. The manifesto has been jointly produced with Professor Tanya Byron, YoungMinds, the Royal College of Psychiatrists and Great Ormond Street Hospital and calls for urgent action by government and services to improve the dire situation for thousands of children, young people and their families who are suffering.

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