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”

Call for Expert Mental Healther Trainer – 3 days in Spain

Call for Expert Mental Healther TRAINER Role is VOLUNTARY, but all travel (up to 300 eur), accommodation, meals and refreshments will be covered and/or reimbursed.  Session to be delivered in English. Description: AEGEE-Academy, Youth Development WG, Euro Youth Mental Health and AEGEE-Valencia invite you to participate in delivering a unique and very first training courseContinue reading “Call for Expert Mental Healther Trainer – 3 days in Spain”

#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”

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”

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.

March Update & Europe in Transition

Director Nick Morgan with an update and special mention of an article we had published in the digital publication ‘Europe in Transition – Diversity, Identity & Youth Work’ Here’s the link – https://goo.gl/cpvLtR – enjoy & share

Jonny Benjamin – UK – #mentalstories (click to see video)

The fantastic Jonny Benjamin, advocate/writer/many other things, but most importantly a FACILITATOR at the European Youth Event 2018 with us in June later this year, tells us his #mentalstories of growing through mental distress growing up in the UK.   You can see and hear more from Jonny on his website or Twitter below: Home @Mrjonnybenjamin

The Little Wrestler #mentalstories – Tomek – Poland/Polska

Tomek from Poland, now living in Spain, tells us his experience of dealing with his mental health at a very young age in Warsaw and how different perspectives can make the difference in a bad or a good decision for a young person. My mental health story begins at the Primary School in Poland. IContinue reading “The Little Wrestler #mentalstories – Tomek – Poland/Polska”