By Dragan Atanasov Introduction When speaking of safety, what we usually mean is being physically safe, or free from physical harm or danger. The need for physical safety is deeply rooted in the evolutionary development of the human species, and our brains are pretty good at recognizing signs ... Read More about Creating Safe Spaces for Young People
Practice Brief available in Dutch and Italian language!
The Practice Brief: A Framework for Promoting Positive Mental Health and Wellbeing in the European Youth Sector, which is part of Intellectual Output 1, was just published in Dutch and Italian languages! Both translations can be downloaded from the Resources section of our web page. Soon ... Read More about Practice Brief available in Dutch and Italian language!
Motivation and Self-Determination as essential ingredients for Positive Mental Health
By Thomas Albers Adolescence and young adulthood are critical phases in human development. Young people have to face physical, psychological, intellectual, social and emotional challenges, such as searching for self-identity, achieving independence and autonomy, setting personal goals and making ... Read More about Motivation and Self-Determination as essential ingredients for Positive Mental Health
Reflection and Reflective Practices for Promoting Positive Mental Health
By Angelica Paci REFLECTION AS A KEY ELEMENT FOR PROCESSING THE EXPERIENCE Every day, young people face life’s experiences, some pleasant and some not so. These experiences can be opportunities for personal development and learning when young people are equipped with the competences to ... Read More about Reflection and Reflective Practices for Promoting Positive Mental Health
Rites of Passage and Positive Mental Health of young people
By Barbora Rodi Falanga Rites of Passage Article Intro This article aims to explore the importance of youth rites of passage for the positive mental health of young people (mainly in the “identity” and “sense of self” domains). It is meant to familiarise all those working with young people ... Read More about Rites of Passage and Positive Mental Health of young people