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

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 of … Continue reading OPEN CALL – APPLY NOW – WEEK STUDY SESSION

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

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. I … Continue reading The Little Wrestler #mentalstories – Tomek – Poland/Polska

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

Once upon a time … Introducing #mentalstories

The dust has settled after we’ve introduced ourselves, and after over 2000 views on Facebook, which we are over the moon about, we are now pressing ahead with 1 of our ongoing pieces of work #mentalstories The idea behind this work is based on something that I experienced when conducting a thesis comparing 2 NGO … Continue reading Once upon a time … Introducing #mentalstories