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”

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”

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 ofContinue reading “OPEN CALL – APPLY NOW – WEEK STUDY SESSION”

#MentalReport – Nick from UK – European Health Forum Gastein

Last October 2018, Co-Director Nick Morgan attended the European Health Forum Gastein, in Gastein, Austria, having earned a scholarship as a Young Gasteiner.  Nick was there for four days and tells us what it entailed and where, if anywhere, mental health was involved. Hi everyone, This blog is very delayed, i apologise for that, itsContinue reading “#MentalReport – Nick from UK – European Health Forum Gastein”

BRUSSELS WE NEED YOU NOW! Youth Mental Healthers Needed – Brussels based

We are looking for young people aged 18 – 30 with a passion to raise the profile of mental health for young people on the European international agenda. Specifically, we are looking for several people to represent us in Brussels. As an organisation, we are based in London but have members all over Europe exceptContinue reading “BRUSSELS WE NEED YOU NOW! Youth Mental Healthers Needed – Brussels based”

The passengers view to driving off a cliff – Cecilia from Hungary #mentalstories

Cecilia from Hungary talks about the difficulties of finding the fine line of being supportive and helpful to a friend who might need help. Sometimes we are the ones going through a crisis, sometimes it’s someone else. In my case, it’s usually someone else. I had it easy, and for many years I thought thatContinue reading “The passengers view to driving off a cliff – Cecilia from Hungary #mentalstories”

Erasmusholic – Tomek from Poland – #mentalstories

I was Erasmoholic, hanging out with Erasmus students was my only passion, all have started in 2014. I talk about it, as it had an impact on my work and studies. I had no friends. I was pretty calm and introverted. They go… and I was forced to see all those places again. Every semesterContinue reading “Erasmusholic – Tomek from Poland – #mentalstories”

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 recommendationsContinue reading “Young people from across Europe ‘speak their mind’ on mental health”

#mentalstories – Meet Laura from Switzerland

My Mental Health Story Hello there, whoever is reading this!! My name is Laura and i am 28 years old, usually very happy, also usually quite healthy – both mentally and physically. I am surrounded by a bunch of really close friends, live in my first very own tiny apartment and have a very goodContinue reading “#mentalstories – Meet Laura from Switzerland”

#Mentalstories – Meet Grace from UK (click to see video)

Meet one of our EuroYouthMH Advocates Grace, from UK. Talking about importance of youth participation and finding alternative supports whilst waiting for services.