19 Oct

YoungMinds Newsletter – October 2021

It’s that time of year already…#HelloYellow is here! Tomorrow, on Friday 8 October, thousands of schools, offices and communities across the UK will be taking part in #HelloYellow and raising vital funds to support our work. We hope you’ll be joining us, but even if you aren’t able to take part on the day, there…

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16 Oct

Open letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer

It’s a crucial time for young people’s mental health. Last week, four young activists, supported by our friends at YoungMinds, handed in a letter to Chancellor Rishi Sunak. Along with 5,000 young people who signed the letter, they are asking the UK Government to fund early support hubs across England, so young people have somewhere to turn before they…

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15 Oct

Peer Research on Mental Health in Our Communities – New report from Connected Voice Haref

We’re pleased to share the findings from our recent peer research project on mental health in ethnically minoritised communities. Our peer research project was commissioned by Newcastle Healthy Futures. Connected Voice Haref coordinated the project while Fulfilling Lives Newcastle Gateshead provided peer research training. Four organisations (Rainbow Home. First Step, Riverside Community Health Project, West End Friends)…

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11 Oct

Kooth – free service for young people to use to support their mental health

Young People need a safe and welcoming space to explore their mental health needs. For the past 15 years Kooth has been the UK’s leading provider to the NHS in effective online mental health support.1 in 5 children and young people suffer from mental health illness in any given year. At Kooth, we believe every…

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04 Oct

Mind Mail: Money and Mental Health

Money is a tough subject Talking or speaking about money problems can be difficult and uncomfortable, and it can cause many of us to feel embarrassed or ashamed. `This shouldn’t be the case. Having money problems isn’t something to be ashamed about. So many of us deal with them. This has only been heightened in…

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08 Sep

YoungMinds Newsletter – September 2021

Getting you the support you need, when you need it:Introducing the new YoungMinds website We’re delighted to announce the launch of our brand new website. Whether you’re looking for mental health support for yourself, or for young people in your care, we have new features designed especially for you. You can now filter content based on…

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29 Jul

11 tips to cope with anxiety about coming out of lockdown

Easing of lockdown will allow us to get back to the people and things we love, but it’s OK if you feel worried about going back to something more “normal” as lockdown restrictions loosen. Read NHS England Every Mind Matters’ top tips for taking care of your mental health as things change here.

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