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
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
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
By Biljana Vasilevska Trajkoska Introduction Today, many youth workers worldwide run activities that aim to support youth positive mental health. This article targets exactly those youth workers who (want to) work in this field. It gives some information about what psychological resilience of ... Read More about How youth workers support the development of youth’s resilience?
By Mario D’Agostino PROMOTING THE POSITIVE MENTAL HEALTH OF YOUNG PEOPLE OUTDOORS Towards the end of the 19th century and the start of the 20th century, the first summer camps were set to promote physical and mental health for children and young people, mostly from urban areas. The ... Read More about LESS DIGITAL, MORE OUTDOORS IN NATURE