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Useful Links

Young Advisors

This is a local website that can assist young people between 15 and 24yrs to engage with community leaders and influence local decision making and improving services

http://www.youngadvisors.org.uk/

 

Royal College of GPs

The following is a link to a Mental Health Toolkit for GPs. It was developed by the Royal College of General Practitioners and is a free resource. It is an all age resource and includes a detailed section relating to the mental health of children and young people. The toolkit provides GPs with resources to help engage with, and assess young people and also provides links to resources that children young people and their families can access as part of self-care including MindEd, Youth Health, Young Minds, — guidance for commissioners is also included.

http://www.rcgp.org.uk/clinical-and-research/toolkits/mental-health-toolkit.aspx

 

MindEd

This is a free educational resource on children and young people’s mental health for all adults. It offers hints and tips on parenting, online advice and information from trusted sources to help families understand and identify early issues and the best support for their child.

MindEd for professionals and volunteers has an e-learning applicable across health, social care, education, criminal justice and community settings and is aimed at anyone from beginner to specialist.

https://www.minded.org.uk/

 

Young Minds

Young Minds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Driven by their experiences they campaign, research and influence policy and practice. They also provide expert knowledge to professionals, parents and young people through a Parents’ Helpline, online resources, training and development, outreach work and publications

http://www.youngminds.org.uk/

 

Me First

Me first is dedicated to improving communication between healthcare professionals and children and young people. It has a wealth of information, tools and resources to help you to explore why, how and what Me first can do for you.

http://www.mefirst.org.uk/