Tag Archives: mental health

Mental Health app co-creation: the story so far

Our 2013 YouthNet research into the way young people seek help in the mobile environment found that stress is a consistent factor in young people’s lives. To address this key insight, we want to build an app that will ‘de-stress … Continue reading

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Young people need help with anxiety- charities warn of increase in demand for help

In the week following the announcement of a new quality standard aimed at improving care for people experiencing anxiety disorders*, two leading charities have released figures indicating a sharp increase in the numbers of young people needing help. Anxiety UK, … Continue reading

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Metaphor, mental health and online support

There is no foolproof formula for successful online support.  Using the written word to ensure a young person feels listened to, understood, informed and positive about their next steps is a complex and varied task.  As Advice and Training Manager, … Continue reading

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Growing up gay in the UK

This weekend is Pride London, the annual celebration of diversity and the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. It’s also 42 years ago this week that the Stonewall riots took place in New York. The contrast couldn’t be starker. … Continue reading

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