YoungMinds - Our Chosen Charity




Nearly 5% of every paid membership from CounsellorsUK will go to our chosen charity each year.

What YoungMinds do

YoungMinds was established in 1993 and is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.   Driven by their experiences YoungMinds campaign, research and influence policy and practice.

YoungMinds’ work is embedded in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. The views of children, young people and parents are at the heart of the organisation. YoungMinds aim is to improve the lives and futures of many more children and young people experiencing mental distress.

Why CounsellorsUK have chosen to support YoungMinds.....

Generally many patterns of behaviour and feelings towards oneself can and are for many from the experiences they faced in the early years of life.  This is why we feel it's so important to support the work of YoungMinds and invest in helping the next generation have the best chances to help them grow into well balanced, emotionally healthy adults. 

Vision

YoungMinds vision is of a society which is active in building the emotional resilience of children and young people, and which responds caringly and effectively when necessary so that we create emotionally strong, healthy, contributing and independent adults, families and communities.

Mission

Improve the emotional resilience and mental health of children and young people throughout the UK by informing and actively engaging with children, young people, parents, policymakers and professionals

Priorities

Overarching Priority

  • Build Children and Young People's Emotional Resilience
Key priorities
  • Foster innovation that will address the needs of vulnerable and excluded children and young people
  • Promote good mental health for more children and young people than ever before
  • Champion the voices of young people and parents to influence mental health policy and practice
  • Inspire excellence to achieve transformed, integrated services


For more information on YoungMinds, please visit their website.