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The Importance of Personal Development

Oct 11, 2021

Personal Development

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us” 

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Importance of Emotional Intelligence for Young People

Aug 03, 2021

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‘If your emotional abilities aren't in hand, if you don't have self-awareness, if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions, if you can't have empathy and have effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far’.

Daniel Goleman

How to prepare yourself for life after lockdown

Apr 29, 2021

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You’re not alone. Lockdown has been tough on everyone in the UK.

After two nationwide lockdowns, a third was announced on January 4 and is scheduled to
end later this month, beginning with a phased approach to reopening the country. But no
matter whether you remained in your house on your own or with friends and family, the
situation has taken a toll on a lot of young people mentally.

How to Cope with the Stress and Anxieties of Lockdown

Jan 27, 2021

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A blog by Ashley - Pro-Action Mental Health Ambassador 


So, how are you doing?


Since the pandemic took over the world, it’s been tough for a lot of us. We can’t go on holiday. We can’t visit loved ones. Some of us can’t even leave the house.

It’s normal for parents and children alike to feel anxious, stressed, and frightened about what the future is going to hold. You can’t help but wonder if the world is ever going to go back to normal.


While the introduction of vaccinations is promising, the end of the pandemic is still a long way off. But it’s not healthy for your mental state to continue with this mental anguish, anxiety, and stress. If you’re feeling this way, try these methods to help you get through these times of uncertainty.


Gambling...does it affect your children and young people?

Nov 14, 2019

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'Gambling is everywhere. Betting shops, billboards, football shirts and a myriad of online sites accessible 24 hours a day – it’s hard to avoid.' Rebecca Mark, from YGAM, writes a guest blog on this age old issue which is now a growing concern in children and young people...

Life as a Motivational Speaker

May 28, 2019

Our Head of Partnerships and Fundraising, John, talks about how he didn't realise he was interesting...but we all know he is...and how he has used his experiences to support young people...

Spate on Youth Gang and Knife Crime linked with Demise of Youth Clubs?

May 01, 2019

Our Marketing and Communications Assistant, Aroona, explores the influence of youth gang and knife crime on children and young people today in this Article Special. 

Talking to Young People about Mental Health

Nov 06, 2018

Our Quality Assurance Lead and Mental Health First Aid trainer, Sue, discusses our upcoming MHFA training course, what you can expect, and how it can support young people facing arising mental health issues today. 

Social Media Apps- What are the dangers?

Oct 23, 2018

Our Marketing and Communications Intern, Aroona, explores the risks posed to children and young people using social media apps...

It's Good to Be Young...?

Sep 12, 2018

Our Youth Project Manager Jo shares her thoughts on how can we encourage children and young people to enjoy their lives for today and tomorrow...

Opportunities for Young People

Aug 28, 2018

What are the opportunities we are currently offering for young people?

Are you a wellbeing role model to children and young people?

May 14, 2018

Sue shares her thoughts on wellbeing and how you can help yourself, and those around you...