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.

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.

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.

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.