Liverpool hosts youth mental health conference
This animation is the shared stories of young people who are on MYA’s Talent Match Program
We worked with a group of young people who shared their stories and experiences, then exploring how Resilience which is promoted through the project can build a young person’s life.
40% of unemployed young people have experienced mental health problems as a direct result of being out of work. Prince’s Trust Youth Index 2015
72% of long- term unemployed young people admit that they do not have anyone they feel they can confide in
32% of long-term unemployed young people have felt suicidal. Princes Trust Youth Index 2015
Young people experiencing ‘everyday’ social welfare legal problems (e.g. concerning debt, benefits, housing or employment) were five times more likely to report mental health problems.Health Inequality and Access to Justice: Young Peoples Mental Health and Legal Issues June 2015 Youth Access.
The Legal Education Foundation
21% of long-term unemployed young people believe they have “nothing to live for” Princes Trust Youth Index 2015
More than 70 per cent say that with the right support they could contribute a lot to the country although they need help to boost their confidence and advice and information and advice about their options. University and College Union 2013 NEETS Survey
Half of those with lifetime mental health problems first experience symptoms by the age of 14, and three-quarters before their mid-20s. No Health Without Mental Health 2011
Do open youth unemployment and youth programs leave the same mental health scars? – Evidence from a Swedish 27-year cohort study
Food bank opens for young people hit by benefit sanctions-Talent Match foodbank features in The Guardian article:
Scrooge is at large on UK’s hungry streets-The Guardian article:
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