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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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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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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23 Jul

Zoe, Mind Campaigner: Young People Demand Change

Hi School days – the best days of our lives. So why are kids in classrooms across the country having their school days ruined due to negative treatment of students with mental health problems? That was my experience and unfortunately I was not an exception to the rule. My school did not have the training to…

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16 Jul

YoungMinds Newsletter – July 2021

How will you say #HelloYellow this year? We all struggle with how we’re feeling sometimes and it’s normal to have ups and downs, but this year might have felt a bit more down than up. In times like these, it’s often the little things that get us through – the morning walks, singing in the…

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23 Jun

Take part in #HelloYellow 2021!

Are you saying #HelloYellow for World Mental Health Day? It’s time to sign up for #HelloYellow 2021! Start early and join us on Friday 8 October to say #HelloYellow and show young people they’re not alone with their mental health. It’s the little things… It’s normal to have ups and downs – and this year might have…

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11 Jun

YoungMinds Newsletter – June 2021

Join our call for early support hubs Hundreds of thousands of young people are struggling with their mental health – and too often they can’t get support when they first need it. This is simply not good enough, but it doesn’t have to be this way. That’s why we’re calling for the Government to fund…

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11 Jun

Early support for young people: Fund the Hubs

The pandemic has sped up a crisis in young people’s mental health that was already growing fast. Hundreds of thousands of young people are struggling with their mental health – and too often they can’t get support when they first need it. The earlier a young person gets support for their mental health, the more…

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10 Jun

YoungMinds Campaign: Early support hubs for mental health

Introducing our new campaign for early support hubs: #FundTheHubs Right now, thousands of young people are not getting support for their mental health when they first need it. For many, things will get much worse and they may even reach crisis point before they get help. We think that’s unacceptable. That’s why we’re calling on…

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