Making a difference to young people, with BBC Radio Devon.

As part of the BBC’s new national campaign ‘Happy Heads’; Young Devon are working with BBC Radio Devon to raise awareness of children and young people’s mental health. Sharing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on young people locally; we will be giving our young people opportunities to get their voice heard on their local radio, and within the Devon community.

Children and young people’s mental health matters.

Watch the video below, to hear our fantastic Youth Council’s thoughts and feelings on mental health so far…

“Mental health to me is what’s going on inside my brain, and how I am reacting to situations…”

“Even though you can’t see it, it is very much so there and it can effect loads of people in different ways…”

“It is how we feel inside, what support we are getting and whether we can actually talk about it…”

“Young people need support and the opportunity to be able to develop skills to manage negative mental health, as well as promoting positive mental health…”

Click here to learn more about BBC Radio Devon’s ‘Happy Heads’ campaign.