Can have a range of meanings, all in some way descriptive of the aims of the charity.
To stop the development of something undesirable
1 in 10 young people will present with a mental health issue that affects their development
To make headway against the tide or current
Research indicates that early intervention provides effective and long lasting change
The stalk that supports
By supporting teenage mental health we enable them to reach their full potential. 40% of teenage mental health issues if untreated continue into adulthood.
Represents the four areas of mental health we cover: Anxiety and Depression; Eating Disorders; Self-Harm and Addiction. It also represents the four groups we target: teenagers; their friends; their families and carers; their schools.
Dr Nihara Krause
MSc PsychD C.Psychol C.Sci AFBPsS
Dr Nihara Krause is an award winning Consultant Clinical Psychologist, with over 25 years clinical experience. Having worked as an NHS Consultant, she now runs her own private practice and is also a University lecturer.
Dr Krause has developed the MINDYOUR5 wellbeing programme adopted in a number of schools and the MERIT programme of excellence.
In 2015 David Cameron presented her with the Point of Light Award for her work and in 2014 she received the Mayor of London’s Award for her commitment to the community. Dr Krause is regularly quoted in the media as an expert in teenage mental health and has appeared on SKY news, the BBC, Channel 4 News and ITV.