How to involve young people as collaborators in psychotherapy research – #mentalreport

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”

World Mental Health Day 2019

This WMHD we are relaunching some of platforms and recognising the theme, we are talking about this year – suicide prevention “Suicide is the leading cause of death among adolescents (10–19 years old) in low- and middle-income countries and the second leading cause in high-income countries in the European Region. In 2015, there were over 4000 deathsContinue reading “World Mental Health Day 2019”

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”

European Public Health week – Youth Mental Health Day 17th May

Get involved in our European Public Health – Youth Mental Health day tomorrow, see how below. Join us as we discuss technology and social media and its relationship to young people’s mental health across Europe JOIN UP HERE . #mymental campaign – On Friday we want to encourage people across Europe to share on Twitter,Continue reading “European Public Health week – Youth Mental Health Day 17th May”

Call for Expert Mental Healther Trainer – 3 days in Spain

Call for Expert Mental Healther TRAINER Role is VOLUNTARY, but all travel (up to 300 eur), accommodation, meals and refreshments will be covered and/or reimbursed.  Session to be delivered in English. Description: AEGEE-Academy, Youth Development WG, Euro Youth Mental Health and AEGEE-Valencia invite you to participate in delivering a unique and very first training courseContinue reading “Call for Expert Mental Healther Trainer – 3 days in Spain”

The passengers view to driving off a cliff – Cecilia from Hungary #mentalstories

Cecilia from Hungary talks about the difficulties of finding the fine line of being supportive and helpful to a friend who might need help. Sometimes we are the ones going through a crisis, sometimes it’s someone else. In my case, it’s usually someone else. I had it easy, and for many years I thought thatContinue reading “The passengers view to driving off a cliff – Cecilia from Hungary #mentalstories”

Professional anxiety – Nick from UK – #mentalstories (click to see video)

Co-director Nick Morgan introduces us to his mental health stories and his new personal Youtube channel Nicholas Ray ‘Professional anxiety’ Morgan   Click to open

Workplace stress – Marijeta from Montenegro – #mentalstories

I was struggling with mental health problems four years ago, which was caused by mobing and stress at work. As a person with acquired disability, at one point in my life, I was going through a long psychological therapy which was a part of my rehabilitation, after I survived two strong strokes. That experience madeContinue reading “Workplace stress – Marijeta from Montenegro – #mentalstories”

Young people from across Europe ‘speak their mind’ on mental health

Earlier this year we were successful in a bid to take a group to and facilitate a session at the European Youth event.  Written by co-director Irina and then delivered by Co-director Nick and 3 volunteers Mental Health Advocates Demjan, Jonny and Nives, click on the link below to read our summary report and recommendationsContinue reading “Young people from across Europe ‘speak their mind’ on mental health”