Former New Labour Government Adviser Alastair Campbell has launched a new mental health programme for young people in Flintshire.
The programme – Flintshire Mind’s Youth Mental Health First Aid course – was unveiled at St David’s High School, Saltney, Flintshire and aims to promote positive attitudes to mental health, covering the first signs of distress including depression, eating disorders and self-harm.
For more information on Flintshire Mind please visit: http://www.flintshiremind.org.uk/index.htm
To read an interview with Alastair Campbell on his experience of his depression please visit:
To read a news story on the launch please visit: http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/northeastwales/hi/people_and_places/newsid_9140000/9140525.stm
To access Welsh mental health charity Hafal’s website for young people with a serious mental illness please visit: http://www.hafal.org/hafal/yp_index.php