Residents in Liverpool are encouraged to keep talking about their mental health during national lockdown

18 January 2021

People in Liverpool are being encouraged to talk to friends, family and those they trust about their mental health as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

Talking Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) with CAMHS: Trauma Informed Thinking for Practice

15 January 2021

Liverpool CAMHS are delighted to announce an ACEs day conference on Monday 1st February 2021 followed by a series of daily events throughout Child Mental Health Week 2021. This event is open to all professionals within the Liverpool and Sefton region. For more information click here. Bookings via email:

Share your views about Kooth online mental wellbeing tool.

24 December 2020

Kooth is a free anonymous online tool which offers counselling and emotional wellbeing services for young people aged between 10 and 25 years old. It’s been available in Liverpool since Autumn 2019.  

Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) Training

16 December 2020

An opportunity for professionals to be trained in Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR).  The course is free to members of staff from Fresh CAMHS, YPAS, and ADHD Foundation (who meet the EMDR Association eligibility criteria). The cost for non-funded delegates is £900 per person. 

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National recognition for YPAS open-access mental health hubs

30 November 2020

The solution to young people’s mental health needs: Liverpool CAMHS partner YPAS Integrated Community Hubs – open-access mental health hubs – and the early intervention model of YIAC (Youth, Information Advice & Counselling) have been recognised nationally.

Liverpool NOW Festival 2021

13 November 2020

Established in 2015, by Merseyside Youth Association’s RAISE Team, The NOW Festival aims to engage young people in a creative discussion around the topic of mental health, through whatever ‘NOW’ issue is selected for that year. 2021 will be the NOW Festival’s 6th year.

COVID-19 study – children and young people

21 August 2020

Are you a young person returning to secondary school or sixth form in September?  We would like to hear your thoughts and concerns about returning to school following the COVID-19 pandemic, and your thoughts on a proposed research study to understand whether COVID-19 spreads in schools and the impact this may have outside of school.

Seedlings Project update August 2020.

21 August 2020

On completion of the PSS / YPAS Seedlings contract merge in April 2020, the YPAS Seedlings team of 19 Children’s Psychological Therapists are currently delivering a Seedlings service to 109 primary schools across the city.