Mind the Gap – #mentalreport

Read EYMH Activist Carmen’s blog on her time as a participant at our collaborative study week ‘Mind the Gap’ 17th – 22nd June with European Network for Independent Living (ENIL) and Council of Europe (CoE). She spent the week participating with young people from across Europe discussing mental health as a disability, read on… AllContinue reading “Mind the Gap – #mentalreport”

Webinar – Digital Mental Social Health Media #EUPHW

Last month, Nick Morgan, Co-Director of Euro Youth Mental Health organised and facilitated a webinar for the European Public Health Associations ‘European Public Health Week’ 2019, the first of its kind. The webinar tackled two technological advances/introductions to the adolescents world and its impact on their mental health. Joining Nick was:- Dr Julian Childs –Continue reading “Webinar – Digital Mental Social Health Media #EUPHW”

OPEN CALL – APPLY NOW – WEEK STUDY SESSION

Apply Now for the Study session “Mind the gap: supporting young disabled people’s right to live independently and to be included in the community through exploring mental health as a disability issue” organised by the European Network on Independent Living Youth Network and the Euro Youth Mental Health in co-operation with the Youth Department ofContinue reading “OPEN CALL – APPLY NOW – WEEK STUDY SESSION”

March Update & Europe in Transition

Director Nick Morgan with an update and special mention of an article we had published in the digital publication ‘Europe in Transition – Diversity, Identity & Youth Work’ Here’s the link – https://goo.gl/cpvLtR – enjoy & share

Jonny Benjamin – UK – #mentalstories (click to see video)

The fantastic Jonny Benjamin, advocate/writer/many other things, but most importantly a FACILITATOR at the European Youth Event 2018 with us in June later this year, tells us his #mentalstories of growing through mental distress growing up in the UK.   You can see and hear more from Jonny on his website or Twitter below: Home @Mrjonnybenjamin

The Little Wrestler #mentalstories – Tomek – Poland/Polska

Tomek from Poland, now living in Spain, tells us his experience of dealing with his mental health at a very young age in Warsaw and how different perspectives can make the difference in a bad or a good decision for a young person. My mental health story begins at the Primary School in Poland. IContinue reading “The Little Wrestler #mentalstories – Tomek – Poland/Polska”

2017 Summary

Co-Director and Founder Nick Morgan sums up the steps that have been taken in 2017 for Euro Youth Mental Health.  

My journey to acceptance of being bipolar #mentalstories – Katerina – Czech Republic/Česká republika

Katerina gives us an insight into her experience of growing up in Czech Republic, transitioning from an adolescent to an adult and being challenged by her mental health to the point of eventually getting a diagnosis… I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder when I was 21, however I observed the symptoms of this mental illness during previousContinue reading “My journey to acceptance of being bipolar #mentalstories – Katerina – Czech Republic/Česká republika”

‘When i blink’ #mentalstories – Beth – UK

Continuing our campaign to paint picture of young peoples experiences of mental health services across Europe, Beth from the UK, shares this poem with us on her experience of mental health services in the UK growing up.   Beth is an activist and founder of youth mental health peer project Hearts and Minds from the UKContinue reading “‘When i blink’ #mentalstories – Beth – UK”

Creating movement

It is done!!! Today we posted off our application to convert from a Limited Company to a Community Interest Company, changing our legal entity in the UK.  A Community Interest Company or CIC, is essentially a smaller version of a regular charity, aimed at enabling smaller social enterprises/not-for-profits to have a legal entity and beContinue reading “Creating movement”