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Game of Thrones actor Bella Ramsey becomes our latest ambassador
16-year old actor, Bella Ramsey, who played Lyanna Mormont in Game of Thrones, has become the latest ambassador for YoungMinds, the UK’s leading charity fighting for children and young people’s mental health.
Charities publish new guide on childhood trauma
Together with the Anna Freud Centre and Body and Soul, we have published a new guide on childhood adversity and trauma for professionals
Top footballers take #KickUpChallenge to support young people’s mental health
Hundreds of people across the country, including a string of top footballers, have taken part in the #KickUpChallenge since its launch on Saturday 4th May.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.