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?”
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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.
Community workers need community too!
Volunteer Activis Tom.ek attended a virtual webinar looking at the wellbeing of Community Workers from point of view of young professionals
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”
#covid19youth – getting through this together
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”
World Mental Health Day 2019
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”
Mind the Gap – #mentalreport
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”
Webinar – Digital Mental Social Health Media #EUPHW
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”