Welcome to Change UR Mind 

Change UR Mind is a mental health youth board for the North East.

The board aims to provide support, guidance and representation to young people living in the North East between the ages of 11 – 25 years who have, or know someone who has, mental health issues.

Our aims are:

  • To signpost young people to organisations where they can seek support.
  • To raise awareness around stigma and mental health.
  • To influence key decision makers within the health and social care system


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Labels Are For Products Not People

Our Change UR Mind summer campaign for 2013 to 'challenge people's opinions surrounding stigma and mental health'. Last year's campaign was hugely successful; we attended a range of high-profile events to promote our Labels Are For Products Not Peop ...

My Mind Matters

My Mind Matters is a youth-led mental health training course run by Youth Focus: North East, currently funded by the Big Lottery Fund’s Awards for All. The training was originally developed three years ago by young people, with support from ...

Transitions Advocacy Project

The Transitions Advocacy Project (TAP) is an exciting, youth-led initiative that provides additional transitions support for individuals aged approximately 16 to 19 years old who are experiencing mental health difficulties across the Newcastle area. ...

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17th February 2015

Change UR Mind Celebrates Three Year Anniversary

This month, Change UR Mind celebrates their third anniversary celebrating t ...

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13th January 2015

Change UR Mind shortlisted finalists for National Service User Award

We are thrilled to announce that Change UR Mind is one of the five shortlis ...

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