Raise Up next week!

EYMH strategy launch and Meet the trustees

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?”

Ukrainian-Russian youth mental health support

Words are amiss in front of war and its terrible impact, including on mental health. Our hearts are with all the people affected by the war in #ukraine and we call for support, for bringing forward the voices of people with lived experience and for mental health awareness now more than ever. We see you, we hear you andContinue reading “Ukrainian-Russian youth mental health support”

#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”

#mentalreport – Active Ingredients

Read about our amazing work with Wellcome Trust, with our Peer Researchers Inga and Milos

Director Nick, joins WHO expert group on mental health impacts of COVID-19 in the WHO European Region

Mental health for everyone in the last year has been tough for everyone and as we move slowely towards a possible exit from the COVID-19 pandemic, so we must think of the long term mental health impact this may have on young people. With this in mind the World Health Organisation (WHO) have formed theContinue reading “Director Nick, joins WHO expert group on mental health impacts of COVID-19 in the WHO European Region”

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”