Alder Hey CAMHS has moved

2 November 2022

All Eating Disorder Services, the CAMHS Crisis Care Team, and some Liverpool Fresh CAMHS appointments, are now run from the new Catkin Building (adjacent to the Institute in the Park, just off Eaton Road).

Mini-Hack Sessions: Community, Racism & Diversity and Education

17 October 2022

Merseyside Youth Association’s RAISE Team are working in partnership with the Targeted services for young people’s team in Liverpool City Council to host a series of ”mini-hacks”.

Nurturing Empathy Before Transition Project – gets underway in Merseyside

21 September 2022

The Nurturing Empathy Before Transition (NEBT) project is a 3-year independent evaluation of the Roots of Empathy programme. The evaluation is being conducted by Sheffield Hallam University, and the project is resourced by the Youth Endowment Fund.

Help Us Design a Whole School Approach to Building Resilience

16 August 2022

We know that being resilient means having the ability to overcome stressful, challenging and sometimes traumatic experiences. Developing resilience in school and college helps to ensure children and young people maintain positive wellbeing and mental health and prepare to enter adult life with more readiness to handle life’s challenges.

World Mental Health Day 10th October

8 August 2022

October 10th is World Mental Health Day. The official theme is ‘Make mental health and wellbeing for all a global priority’ and the Liverpool CAMHS Partners have a programme packed with fun events and inspiring activities for schools to get involved with.

Funded Self-Harm Training for professionals working with children and young people

19 July 2022

This funded training is a joint collaboration between Cheshire & Merseyside Health & Care Partnership and Champs Public Health Collaborative About this event Live online training delivered on MS Teams You will receive session access details upon successful booking. Harmless have been commissioned by a joint collaboration between Cheshire & Merseyside Health and Care Partnership […]

Young Person’s Advisory Service (YPAS) lends its voice to the national #FundTheHubs campaign

18 July 2022

In the past year, YPAS has supported over 9,500 children, young people and families and delivered over 49,000 sessions of therapy and support as young people continue to struggle with the aftermath of the pandemic and other challenges in their lives. The number of young people seeking help has increased, and staff are working hard […]

Merseyside mentors could leave legacy lasting years

11 July 2022

A teenager who was racially abused but has now found the strength to re-educate his bullies was one of hundreds of high school children honoured as one of  Merseyside Youth Association’s Mentors in Violence Reduction last week.

New analysis reveals trends in children and young people’s mental health care in Liverpool and Wirral

11 July 2022

The Health Foundation’s Networked Data Lab (NDL) has analysed data across England, Scotland and Wales to reveal new insights about children and young people receiving mental health support.

Next Step Cards – funded training places across Cheshire & Merseyside

7 July 2022

Beyond, Cheshire & Merseyside’s Children and Young People’s Transformation Programme has funded 540 places for Next Step Cards training across the nine Cheshire & Merseyside boroughs: Cheshire East, Cheshire West & Chester, Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton, St Helens, Warrington, and Wirral.

Alder Hey CAMHS Staff Complete Nature Well Training

22 June 2022

Alder Hey FRESH CAMHS, Sefton CAMHS, Dewi Jones, and Sandfield Park staff recently completed training from the Natural Academy in Nature Well Level 2 Facilitation. The training is nature-based and took place over three two-day sessions with two of the sessions taking place in Springfield Park next to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital.

Improving access to mental health services for minority communities

21 June 2022

We want to understand how children and young people, parents and carers in Liverpool from Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic backgrounds (BAME) feel about support for their mental health & emotional wellbeing.

Hands Together creative arts campaign–

10 June 2022

The MYA RAISE Team have been delivering a six-week mental health in the early years’ programme to 21 families with babies, infants and young children.

First Five Festival – 18th June 2022

8 June 2022

What is the First Five Festival? First Five Festival is a collaboration across the Liverpool City Region (LCR) and a celebration of the early years! The Festival is being delivered by the First Five Collective, a network bringing together charity, voluntary and community organisations that work with families and their children from 0 to 5 […]

The Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition: Call for evidence

20 May 2022

The Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition are delighted to have launched a new inquiry on behaviour and mental health in schools. Coalition members have long been concerned that often children and young people get punished for behaviour that is linked to their mental health, and that responses to behaviour like the use of […]

Vacancies working with children and young people in Liverpool

20 May 2022

YPAS’s multi-disciplinary teams of therapists and wellbeing practitioners deliver services from three community hubs geographically positioned in the north, south and city centre of the city. The teams work collaboratively and in partnership with cross-sector services within health, education and social care Wellbeing Practitioners Wellbeing Practitioners support children and young people to address their mental […]

Mental Health Awareness Week

6 May 2022

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. Throughout the week on our social media channels,  we’ll be raising awareness of the impact loneliness can have on our mental well-being and sharing some steps we can take to address it.

Bullybusters

22 April 2022

In response to requests from teachers, Bullybusters have devised a series of sessions designed to tackle male perceptions and female acceptance aimed at young people who are saying things that can be perceived as derogatory, sexist or potentially a hate crime.

EMDR Training 2023

7 April 2022

Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is one of the most significant and innovative recent developments for treating trauma-related conditions and adverse life experiences. This opportunity is for professionals to be trained in Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR). 

Childline launches: ‘We all feel it’ campaign

22 March 2022

Childline has launched a mental health campaign to support young people struggling to reach out for mental health support – particularly males.