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Teachers need more support to tackle self-harm
84% of secondary school teachers have taught a student who they believe self-harms in the last year, according to a survey by mental health charity YoungMinds.
A&E attendances by young people with psychiatric conditions almost doubled in five years - new figures
There has been a steep rise in the number of young people aged 18 or under arriving at A&E departments in England with psychiatric conditions, according to new figures released this week.
Teacher survey reveals mental health crisis in our classrooms
94% of teachers have seen a rise in pupils presenting with mental health issues over the last five years, according to a new survey by YoungMinds.
Disney's Aladdin partnership launches with YoungMinds
YoungMinds charity has announced a partnership with Disney’s hit West End musical Aladdin, launching on World Mental Health Day (10th October).
New guide for parents on social media and mental health
The charity YoungMinds has published a short guide for parents on how to talk to their children about the internet and social media.
YoungMinds calls for all STPs to prioritise children’s mental health
YoungMinds has written to Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England, to call for a greater focus on children and young people’s mental health within the Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) plans.
Ella Purnell becomes YoungMinds Ambassador after opening up about her own struggles
21-year-old actress Ella Purnell has become the newest ambassador for YoungMinds, the UK’s leading charity fighting for children and young people’s mental health.
Three-quarters of young people seeking mental health support become more unwell during wait for treatment
Our new report warns that it remains far too difficult for young people with emerging mental health problems to get the help they need, because of inadequate access to clinical treatment alongside a “black hole” in local youth services.