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?”
Mind the Gap – discussing mental health as a disability issue.
Rapporteur Eanna, shares the takeaways of the LGBTQ+ event held during Mental Health Week 2021.
EYMH Activist Emmy, shares a wonderful opinion piece on the links between tattoos and mental health, with several 1st hand accounts.
Volunteer Activis Tom.ek attended a virtual webinar looking at the wellbeing of Community Workers from point of view of young professionals
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”
Hi all, please see a short message from myself about our emergency campaign/piece of work on supporting young people and their mental health in these extraordinary times – #covid19youth! As well as a brilliant video from one of our Youth Activists Jonny Benjamin on his work dealing with mental health and the Coronavirus – weContinue reading “#covid19youth – getting through this together”
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”
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”
Last month, Nick Morgan, Co-Director of Euro Youth Mental Health organised and facilitated a webinar for the European Public Health Associations ‘European Public Health Week’ 2019, the first of its kind. The webinar tackled two technological advances/introductions to the adolescents world and its impact on their mental health. Joining Nick was:- Dr Julian Childs –Continue reading “Webinar – Digital Mental Social Health Media #EUPHW”