No, Self-care is not about bath bombs

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.

LGBTQIA+ representation & the mental health impact

As another pride month comes and goes, much celebration was had in the fact that we could be ourselves with pride in person again! Below Young, Activist Lysiane from France shares with you how representation on small screen can have a positive effect on our mental health and ability to ‘love who you are’.

‘A Tale of 3 countries’

Join our upcoming event 28th May.
Hear about young people’s different experiences across Europe.

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”