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 […]

NOW Festival 2021

3 July 2021

Now more than ever, it is important to celebrate and listen to children and young peoples’ voices. Rather than cancelling the event, the RAISE Team will be hosting this year’s NOW Festival as an online event.

New text message support feature for children and young people

18 June 2021

Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, 24/7 text message support service for anyone who is feeling overwhelmed or is struggling to cope. The service is staffed by trained volunteers who will work with you to take your next steps towards feeling better. We can help with issues such as stress, anxiety and depression and are […]

YPAS – how Covid-19 has impacted families

28 May 2021

In March 2021 YPAS carried out a survey* to find out how the COVID-19 Pandemic has impacted children, young people, parent/carers. This unique data has been analysed and collated together in a video highlighting some of the key points and feedback. Thank you to everyone who supported this data collection. View the survey results video […]

YPAS Cyber Essentials Certified

21 May 2021

YPAS are delighted to receive the Cyber Essentials certification which is an effective, Government-backed scheme that will help protect the organisation against a whole range of the most common cyber-attacks. “Young Persons Advisory Service has successfully gained Cyber Essentials Certification this accreditation corroborates YPAS credentials as a trustworthy service to hold personal data. The accreditation […]