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”

Anxiety through life #Mentalnepriče #mentalstories – Marija – Croatia/Hrvatska

 In the first of our #mentalstories Marija Novak (Ghostwriter name), a 25 year old, from Croatia reflects on her experiences in dealing with mental health difficulties from early childhood right through to university. Thank you, Marija for your #mentalstories.   Trogir Croatia Mental health… the first time I heard this term was when I wasContinue reading “Anxiety through life #Mentalnepriče #mentalstories – Marija – Croatia/Hrvatska”