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World Mental Health Day 2018: Let’s work together to promote good mental health for Young Carers! »

World Mental Health Day 2018: Let’s work together to promote good mental health for Young Carers! On this day, dedicated to mental health, Eurocarers would like to shed light on young carers, a group of young people that is particularly vulnerable to mental distress and illness and yet that largely…

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The Italian Ministry of Education sheds light on young carers and the challenges they face at school »

The Italian Ministry of Education sheds light on young carers and the challenges they face at school The Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with organisations working for carers (Anziani e Non Solo, CARER, COMIP and Eurocarers). The aim is…

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A school-based programme to promote children’s mental health – Good practice from UK »

A school-based programme to promote children’s mental health – Good practice from UK The UK charity Partnership for Children has developed an inspiring school based programme – Zippy’s Friends - to promote the mental health and emotional wellbeing of young children. Starting…

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EPYC-Project-A-guidance-report-to-support-young-carers-is-available-online »

EPYC-Project-A-guidance-report-to-support-young-carers-is-available-online All over Europe, there are children, teenagers and young adults who take care of an ill or disabled family member. Studies suggest that 1-2 teenagers in every school class are taking on those responsibilities.…

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Call for good practices to promote young carers-friendly school environments »

Sabina is 16 years old and she cares for her mother who lives with a disability. Sabina has to carry out household activities and to provide her mother with practical and emotional help. Sabina does not…

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