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 course … Continue 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 that … Continue reading The passengers view to driving off a cliff – Cecilia from Hungary #mentalstories

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 made … Continue 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 recommendations … Continue reading Young people from across Europe ‘speak their mind’ on mental health

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. https://youtu.be/_o3u0S6-7EU   You can see and hear more from Jonny on his website or Twitter below: http://jonnybenjamin.co.uk/Continue reading Jonny Benjamin – UK – #mentalstories (click to see video)