Become a Roots of Empathy Volunteer Instructor

14 September 2021

The RAISE Team at Merseyside Youth Association is looking for volunteers to take part in an exciting opportunity that will support children and give them the emotional skills to help them make a successful transition to secondary school by providing Roots Of Empathy’s award-winning programme in Year 5.

Liverpool CAMHS online referral form SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2021 HSJ AWARDS

25 August 2021

We’re delighted to announce that the Liverpool  CAMHS online referral form has been shortlisted for Mental Health Innovation of The Year at the HSJ Awards 2021, recognising their outstanding contribution to healthcare – in what has been an exceptional and challenging period across the sector. Despite the demanding circumstances of the past 18 months, over […]

Early evaluation of the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Trailblazer Programme – Interim report

13 August 2021

The BRACE Rapid Evaluation Centre and Policy Innovation and Evaluation Unit have published initial findings from the early evaluation of the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Trailblazer programme.

YPAS secures Youth Endowment Funding

13 August 2021

The Peer Action Collective (PAC) is a project funded by the Youth Endowment Fund.  As the lead organization within the partnership, YPAS will recruit 12 young people (16-20 yrs old) to undertake research with other young people to understand their experiences of violence within their communities and how best to tackle this through social action.

National Strategy for Autistic Children, Young People, and Adults

22 July 2021

Improving the lives of autistic people is the focus of a new multi-million-pound strategy launched by the government today.

Liverpool NOW Festival 2021

15 July 2021

Merseyside Youth Association, the organisers of the Liverpool NOW Festival 2021, which was broadcast live on YouTube have hailed its first digital version a huge success.

Kooth and Qwell to run webinars for GPs and Healthcare professionals

15 July 2021

Kooth plc, the nation’s leading digital mental health provider, is running three separate webinars during the month of August to highlight the benefits of Kooth.com and Qwell.io.

Summer support for families’ mental health

14 July 2021

As schools, colleges and universities close for the Summer, children and young people, parents and carers will still be able to access support for their mental health and emotional wellbeing. It’s important that families are aware of this support, and how to access it. A number of campaigns have been launched, running throughout the Summer […]