YPAS Alternative to Crisis External Evaluation Report

12 September 2023

Young Person’s Advisory Service (YPAS) has offered a drop-in service from its Liverpool City Centre hub for over 55 years. It has considerable experience working with children and young people in high levels of distress and with complex needs.

Reviewing mental health provision for 16-25-year-olds in Liverpool

5 July 2023

As identified by the Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Board’s Strategic Partnership, a priority for Liverpool is to review and strengthen the current 16-25 mental health services provision and access. Merseyside Youth Association’s RAISE Mental Health Promotion Team is hosting a series of consultations with young people. The team are also […]

Local Offer LIVE 2023

7 June 2023

When: Wednesday, 5th July 2023. Where: Guild at the University of Liverpool In a partnership between Liverpool City Council and LivPaC, this year’s Local Offer LIVE will take place at the Guild at the University of Liverpool on Wednesday, 5th July 2023. This year’s Local Offer LIVE event is a great opportunity for parents, caregivers, and young people […]

Suicide Prevention Advisory Group: Students Wanted

5 June 2023

Merseyside Youth Association’s RAISE Team, in partnership with Liverpool City Council Public Health, Mersey Care and Champs Public Health Collaborative, are inviting students to join a new suicide prevention advisory group. The group will work with the team to explore and review the range of suicide prevention and safety plan training and resources currently available. […]

Mental Health Awareness Week in Liverpool: Public Health Department Update

15 May 2023

Mental Health Awareness Week, which is run by the Mental Health Foundation, is from 15 to 21 May, 2023, and this year the theme is Anxiety.

Mental Health Awareness Week

3 May 2023

On the theme of ‘anxiety’, this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is from 15 to 21 May On this page you’ll find details of events and activities to get involved with during Mental Health Awareness Week.

Coping with Exam Stress Support

3 May 2023

The RAISE Team, along with The Liverpool Learning Partnership and the Mental Health Support Teams, have produced some pre-recorded sessions for Year 11s and Sixth Formers based on the idea of Coping with Exam Stress. The short edit is 22 minutes long, and the longer edit is 36 minutes and contains some ideas for activities […]

Help at hand – if betting didn’t go as planned

18 April 2023

In the wake of the world’s favourite horse race for online betting, a campaign is imploring those with a potential issue with gambling to contact support services and address gambling-related harms – an issue that is costing Britain £413 million per year*.