MindEd

MindEd

Find free, relevant, practical information about a range of mental health issues in children and young people.

Project aim

Suitable for all adults working with infants, children or teenagers; all the information provided is quality assured by experts, useful, and easy to understand.

MindEd aims to give adults who work with young people:

  • the knowledge to support their wellbeing
  • the understanding to identify a child at risk of a mental health condition
  • the confidence to act on their concern and, if needed, signpost to services that can help

Who's involved

We are part of a consortium that supported the development of MindEd. MindEd is created by the following organisations and is funded by the Department of Health and Department for Education.

The other organisations in the consortium are:

Who's it for?

MindEd is a resource for anyone who works with children and young people. It can be used by:

  • teachers
  • health professionals
  • police and judiciary staff
  • social workers
  • youth service volunteers 
  • school counsellors

There are also specific resources to support CAMHS and CYP IAPT learners and those on counselling courses. All registered learners can access a learning path tailored to their needs.

There are 300 different e-learning topics with varying levels of details and complexity. The resources are designed to support early intervention and help adults develop the skills to enable young people to develop healthy young minds.

Project outcomes

MindEd offers short (20-30minute) online learning sessions to help professionals identify mental health problems and show what action to take.

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