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YoungMinds responds to NCB and UCL figures on children and young people’s mental health
NCB and UCL have published research showing that one in six report severe mental health problems at the age of 17. Emma Thomas, Chief Executive of YoungMinds, comments on these findings.
YoungMinds responds to NHS figures on children and young people’s mental health
NHS Digital and The Office for National Statistics have published research showing that one in six children and young people had a probable mental health problem in July 2020. Emma Thomas, Chief Executive of YoungMinds, comments on these findings.
Schools need urgent funding to prevent mental health crisis – new report
In the latest survey investigating the mental health impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus, young people with mental health problems say they are struggling to cope as they return to secondary school.
Our open letter to Gavin Williamson on supporting the mental health of young people returning to school
We wrote to Gavin Williamson about supporting young people's mental health as they return to school this autumn.
Mental health ‘much worse’ for many young people with mental health needs – new report
Young people with mental health needs are under increasing pressure and struggling to get the right support as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report by YoungMinds.
UK charities come together to address hate speech on social media
This July, Facebook’s policies for addressing hate speech are under increasing global scrutiny as big businesses boycott advertising on the platform. But the reality is that this is a problem for any organisation which uses their platforms.
Prime Minister urged to create Mental Health Renewal Plan for England by major coalition of charities
Prime Minister urged by major coalition of charities to create a new Mental Health Renewal Plan for England to support the nation’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic
School staff warn of the extensive impact of COVID-19 pandemic on young people’s mental health - new survey
The results of a survey with teachers and school staff into the impact of the coronavirus and the subsequent lockdown on young people’s mental health reveal the significant concerns staff have for the wellbeing of their pupils as we emerge from the pandemic.