No, Self-care is not about bath bombs

A blog from YEbE Emmy about her experiences of self-care, where we relate it to mental health and refugees, launching a study week coming soon.

Thank you! – Message from Director Nick

Message from Nick (Director)THANK YOU!Without the support of these incredible volunteers, we would not be where we are today. This group of people have set the foundation for EYMH for the future of young people’s mental health across Europe by being patient and passionate allies in this movement, for that and what is about toContinue reading “Thank you! – Message from Director Nick”

LGBTQIA+ representation & the mental health impact

As another pride month comes and goes, much celebration was had in the fact that we could be ourselves with pride in person again! Below Young, Activist Lysiane from France shares with you how representation on small screen can have a positive effect on our mental health and ability to ‘love who you are’.

Raise Up

Why are pets good for our mental health?

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?”

Ukrainian-Russian youth mental health support

Words are amiss in front of war and its terrible impact, including on mental health. Our hearts are with all the people affected by the war in #ukraine and we call for support, for bringing forward the voices of people with lived experience and for mental health awareness now more than ever. We see you, we hear you andContinue reading “Ukrainian-Russian youth mental health support”

Mind the Gap – A 2019 #mentalreport looking at mental ill-health as a disability

Mind the Gap – discussing mental health as a disability issue.

LGBTQ+ Coming out in times of pandemic

Rapporteur Eanna, shares the takeaways of the LGBTQ+ event held during Mental Health Week 2021.

Tattooing and Self-Care

EYMH Activist Emmy, shares a wonderful opinion piece on the links between tattoos and mental health, with several 1st hand accounts.