04 Apr

YoungMinds Newsletter – April 2021

Advice for looking after yourself as lockdown restrictions ease With lockdown restrictions easing, schools back open, and more and more people receiving their vaccine, there is a lot to be optimistic about. But many of us will have mixed feelings about things changing, and that is only natural. We may be anxious about our routine…

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19 Mar

Mental health resources for children, students, parents, carers and school/college staff

The Department of Education has put together a list of useful links and sources of support so that children and young people, parents, carers, and school and college staff can get the advice and help they need.

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21 Jan

YoungMinds Newsletter – January 2021

Our movement for young people’s mental health We know 2020 was an incredibly difficult year for many, and as we’ve entered another national lockdown, it is clear that there will be more challenges to face in 2021. With young people’s mental health in crisis before the pandemic even hit, we know that our mission is…

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10 Dec

YoungMinds Newsletter – December 2020

Supporting you to support them This year has been extra stressful, especially if you’re a parent. With so much uncertainty, it’s entirely normal for your child to be finding things difficult, and for you to be unsure how best to look after their mental health and wellbeing, as well as your own. It’s not easy, but…

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10 Sep

Update from Time to Change – 10 September 2020

Time to Change

With children and young people heading back to school and university this month, we’re encouraging parents and carers to talk about mental health. We recently learnt that less than a third of parents have spoken to their child about their mental health since the start of the summer break. That’s why we’ve created a brand new…

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04 Sep

YoungMinds Newsletter – September 2020

Prioritising mental health as we return to school, uni and work As schools across the UK begin to return, more and more of us go back to work, and universities prepare to reopen their doors, it’s so important that we look after our mental health to cope with these new challenges. Whatever you’re facing, you’re not…

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07 Aug

YoungMinds Newsletter – August 2020

Let’s come together for young people at a time when it’s needed most We know that the last few months have been difficult for a lot of young people. When we surveyed 2,000 young people recently, 80% agreed that the coronavirus pandemic had made their mental health worse. So although it may be hard to…

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30 Jun

Online Threat Material: Guidance for Parents/Guardians

Dear All Download some useful information relating to Cyber security and online hate here; this is particularly relevant at the moment . We have seen an increase in social media usage with young persons being locked down due to Corona virus restrictions and this useful guide helps to identify warning signs that carers and parents…

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19 Jun

Holding Hearts COVID-19 Bereavement Support Service

This new project from Holding Hearts CIC focuses on supporting parents and carers to support children with their grief during lockdown at home. This National Lottery funded service also offers the potential for 1:1 therapy or group therapy for the child if this is needed and when safe to do so. Read more here.

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09 Apr

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust’s Recovery College Online – Coronavirus

Visit the Recovery College Online web site for free courses, information and advice regarding coronavirus: Coping during the pandemic Coping during the pandemic (Children 7-12) Coping during the pandemic (Young People 13-18) Tips on managing worries about the coronavirus Information for parents and carers Managing Corona Virus Anxiety

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