28 May

YoungMinds #BeyondTomorrow Campaign

Will the Government commit? Coronavirus risks impacting young people’s mental health for years to come. Last week we had an early victory for the Beyond Tomorrow campaign when the Government announced the good news that £4.2 million has been pledged for mental health charities in response to the pandemic. This was thanks to early support…

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19 Oct

Every Mind Matters Campaign

          The new Every Mind Matters campaign from Public Health England encourages adults to be more aware of their mental health and helps them to discover simple steps to look after their mental health and wellbeing. It also has a free NHS-approved online tool on the Every Mind Matters website, which…

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22 Jun

Universal Credit and beyond – Mind Campaign

In March, Amber Rudd, the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, gave a speech about changing the way disability benefits work. She said that she didn’t want disabled people to feel ‘put on trial’ when they go for benefits assessments. It’s important to see someone in power recognise that, for too many disabled people, the…

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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 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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