We Can Talk
Training aimed at hospital staff caring for young people
This learning tool for hospital staff to support children and young people who attend in mental health crisis. It has been co-designed with and is co-delivered by young advisors, young people aged 18-25 with experience of presenting to hospital in a mental health crisis. Click here to learn more and access the tool.
i am me
Mental Health App for Young People
The positive mental health app, created by young people, for young people. Designed to educate, enable and empower.
i am me is the not-for-profit initiative that helps young people cope with the pressures of growing up in today's fast-paced world.
i am me is all about prevention: equipping young people with the tools and know-how to better cope with the challenges that they face, through the i am me app, and face-to-face workshops.
i am me is driven from an authentic passion to educate, enable and empower, and to make an almighty shift in the stats surrounding mental health in young people.
i am me supports young people through Covid-19. By searching ‘Covid-19’ in the search function on the app, a whole host of relevant articles will appear.
Mental health app from stem4
Combined Minds is an app developed for teenage mental health charity stem4 by Dr Nihara Krause, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, to help families and friends support young people with their mental health.
Mental Health First Aid Training
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England, a social enterprise offering expert workplace mental health guidance and training, has launched a new online version of the flagship Mental Health First Aid course.
Website from Childline
This website provides calming techniques, exercises, games and videos for young people to help them feel better when they feel anxious, scared or sad
Technology use and the mental health of children and young people
Report from the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Jan 2020
This report explores the use of technology among children and young people. The report also provides practical guidance to children and young people, parents and carers, clinicians and teachers on this issue. In addition, it makes recommendations, including a number aimed at government and technology companies so that the risks associated with the use of technology for this age group are robustly tackled at the same time as its benefits are maximised.
Royal College of Psychiatrists
The Royal College of Psychiatrists has a wide range of useful information about young people’s mental health written to support young people, as well as their parents and carers.
The information is written by psychiatrists and young people working together. It includes information on topics such as…
depression in children and young people
Click on the links above to go to the specific section, or click on the link below to go an overview of all the information: