What is it?
We at Action Mental Health are creating a youth-led mental health panel. A panel that will be run by individuals (aged 13-24) for young people with the focus on helping improve the wellbeing and resilience of future generations.
The AMH youth led panel will give children and young people the opportunity to contribute their views, opinions and ideas to help with:
Join our Zoom information sessions to find out more
If you would like your say in young peoples mental health join one of our zoom information sessions with AMH project workers Caiti and Laura – Parents are welcome!
When: 15th/16th/22nd November 2022
Where: Sign up here
Young people make up a third of the population in Northern Ireland and every single young person is an expert in youth mental health as they have their own lived experience to contribute.
Action Mental Health see an amazing opportunity to improve our own services and the wider mental health service provision for children and young people in NI.
By listening to and championing these expertise and life experience we can help make a difference for youth mental health in NI
We advocate for youth engagement and empowerment, we know how important peer support is and have recently developed our peer and mental health ambassador programmes to help children and young people promote positive mental health and help each other to get support when it is needed.
At Action Mental Health we’re ready to go to the next level for youth engagement and empowerment in Mental Health.
How to get involved
There a number of ways you can get involved on our Youth Mental Health Panel.
The document below describes the different roles that make up the panel.
VIDEO: Caiti and Laura explain the reasons we’re launching a Youth Panel.