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.
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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”
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?”
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.
#mentalstories – Tattoos & self-care – Beth, UK
In this blog, Beth from UK, shares her journey of mental health and how tattoos have helped that journey. This article in no way encourages people to get tattooed ( especially underage teenagers) but rather to promote acceptance and challenge the negative perception of tattooed people as well as the idea that tattoos are aContinue reading “#mentalstories – Tattoos & self-care – Beth, UK”
The year gone – #mentalreport 2020
Read Director Nicks annual #mentalreport for 2020 and what we’re hoping to do in 2021.
First ever European wide event on youth mental health ‘I feel, You feel’ #mentalstories
Read this wonderful blog about the first ever youth focused event for young people and mental health across Europe, written by co-host for the day Lysiane
MEP Alliance for Mental Health #mentalreport
EYMH Young Activist Milos, from Serbia, shares his experience and opinions speaking at the MEP Alliance for Mental Health, 15th July, 2020 EYMH were asked to provide a speaker to take the floor first at the MEP Alliance for Mental Health meeting, who wer stating that the real second wave of the COVID-19 will relate toContinue reading “MEP Alliance for Mental Health #mentalreport”
The 2020 Review #mentalreport
Read more on the big organisational review happening at Euro Youth Mental Health and what is coming up for the future.
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”