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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 (1)
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.
New survey shows more than a third of young people have self-harmed
More than a third (36%) of 16-25 year-olds in Britain have self-harmed at some point in their lives, according to a new survey commissioned by Self-Harm UK, The Mix and YoungMinds.
Greater awareness about young people’s mental health, but support still too hard to find
Our new report warns that while there is growing awareness about children and young people’s mental health, it is still far too difficult for young people with mental health problems to get the help they need.
YoungMinds appoints Emma Thomas as Chief Executive
YoungMinds, the UK’s leading charity fighting for young people’s mental health, is delighted to announce the appointment of Emma Thomas as its new Chief Executive.
Social media companies ‘failing young people’ on cyberbullying
Social media companies’ failure to tackle cyberbullying is putting the mental health of children and young people at risk, warns an inquiry from MPs and leading children’s charities today.
Sarah Brennan to step down as Chief Executive of YoungMinds
After ten years as Chief Executive of YoungMinds, Sarah Brennan has announced that she will step down from her role.
Government must “break the cycle of trauma” to tackle children’s mental health crisis
On the launch of new report, Addressing Adversity, we are calling for a Government strategy to ensure that there is far better support for children who have lived through traumatic experiences.