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 recommendations … Continue reading Young people from across Europe ‘speak their mind’ on mental health

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“I’m Fine” – Co – Director Nicks podcast interview with amazing Petra Velzeboer

Let's sit back and listen to a podcast recorded some months ago where Nick talks about his initial experiences of mental health problems and how they spilt out of his professional era ... http://petravelzeboer.com/podcast/28 Petra born in Netherlands, now living in UK, is a mental health consultant and coach and you can see more of … Continue reading “I’m Fine” – Co – Director Nicks podcast interview with amazing Petra Velzeboer

Jonny Benjamin – UK – #mentalstories

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. https://youtu.be/_o3u0S6-7EU   You can see and hear more from Jonny on his website or Twitter below: http://jonnybenjamin.co.uk/Continue reading Jonny Benjamin – UK – #mentalstories

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. I … Continue reading The Little Wrestler #mentalstories – Tomek – Poland/Polska

Christmas is not always magic #mentalstories – Irina – Hungary/Magyarország

Merry Christmas all from everyone at Euro Youth Mental Health CIC!!!! With this in mind, our co-founder and co-director Irina Buruiana tells us of her experiences at Christmas, and that for many they can difficult times of the year, during a period of expectational happiness.   Christmas is the “jolly” period of the year. But is … Continue reading Christmas is not always magic #mentalstories – Irina – Hungary/Magyarország

My journey to acceptance of being bipolar #mentalstories – Katerina – Czech Republic/Česká republika

Katerina gives us an insight into her experience of growing up in Czech Republic, transitioning from an adolescent to an adult and being challenged by her mental health to the point of eventually getting a diagnosis... I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder when I was 21, however I observed the symptoms of this mental illness during previous … Continue reading My journey to acceptance of being bipolar #mentalstories – Katerina – Czech Republic/Česká republika