EYMH strategy launch and Meet the trustees
Studies show that pets reduce stress, anxiety and depression; ease loneliness; encourage exercise and improve your overall health. For example, people with dogs tend to have lower blood pressure and are less likely to develop heart disease. Playing with a dog, cat, or other pet can elevate levels of serotonin and dopamine, which helps calmContinue reading “Why are pets good for our mental health?”
Mind the Gap – discussing mental health as a disability issue.
Rapporteur Eanna, shares the takeaways of the LGBTQ+ event held during Mental Health Week 2021.
EYMH Activist Emmy, shares a wonderful opinion piece on the links between tattoos and mental health, with several 1st hand accounts.
In this blog, Beth from UK, shares her journey of mental health and how tattoos have helped that journey. This article in no way encourages people to get tattooed ( especially underage teenagers) but rather to promote acceptance and challenge the negative perception of tattooed people as well as the idea that tattoos are aContinue reading “#mentalstories – Tattoos & self-care – Beth, UK”
Read about our amazing work with Wellcome Trust, with our Peer Researchers Inga and Milos
Volunteer Activis Tom.ek attended a virtual webinar looking at the wellbeing of Community Workers from point of view of young professionals
Image Credit – Tim Mossholder
On 23rd June, some of our volunteer activists joined the Young Champions from the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families at a focus group developing the ‘How to involve young people in psychotherapy research’ guidelines. Inga and Paulina, were 2 of the EYMH activists in attendance, and share their experiences of it below…Continue reading “How to involve young people as collaborators in psychotherapy research – #mentalreport”