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Young People's Network

Sep
8
2020

Could training young people in peer support empower them during Covid-19?

What impact would training young people to support their peers during the pandemic have on their own wellbeing? Members of McPin's Young People's Network have helped develop a study to find out

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Jul
7
2020

The screen time spider web & why it is so important to understand its impact

In a socially distanced world, screens have become even more central to life. Now, more than ever, we need clear answers about the nuanced ways that screen time affects our mental health

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Jun
25
2020

Screen time, involvement and what it means for young people to be involved in research

Lucy, a member of McPin Foundation's YPAG, reflects on the experience of working on the Screen Time project.

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Oct
10
2019

Myth-busting through art: Designing a mental health audio tour for the National Gallery

Members of McPin’s Young People’s Network have co-created an audio tour that use artworks to dispel common mental health misconceptions. Here, Hannah Roberts, explains why she was keen to get involved

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May
2
2019

“The YPAG gave me a totally different perspective”: a researcher on receiving young people’s feedback

Miriam Avery was nervous about presenting her research proposals to McPin’s Young People’s Advisory Group (YPAG) but the experience helped her hone her research question and gave her fresh ideas of how to involve young people

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Apr
11
2019

Why we all need a social media detox once in a while

Guest blogger Erin has been using Instagram since she was 10. She opens up about her social media use and her concerns that the lack of research means we don't yet know what its impact is

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Jan
11
2019

We need research into Relationship OCD so that it doesn’t ruin relationships

University student Rhianna shares her experiences of Relationship Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and why she is grateful she found a therapist who was already familiar with it

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