Mairead Healy

Mairead Healy became Executive Director for the Isle of Wight Youth Trust in February 2017.

She previously founded and ran a youth charity in Dublin, Ireland.

Below are articles mentioning Mairead.

Isle of Wight Youth Trust launch new mental health census

youth trust census 2019 logo

An ambitious Island-wide project to understand the mental health needs, experiences and views of young Islanders has been launched.

Tuesday, 14th May, 2019 8:10am

By Felicity Radak

Isle of Wight Youth Trust leader moving on

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Mairead Healy says it was always the plan to be here for a couple of years to implement significant change focused on the Youth Trust's services, culture and funding model.

Wednesday, 10th April, 2019 1:59pm

By Felicity Radak

Change in law could see Isle of Wight suicide rate rise

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Head of the Isle of Wight Youth Trust welcomes the change in law adding that she believes there has been a lot of under-reporting in the past.

Thursday, 4th April, 2019 6:21pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 4 readers' comments

Number of young suicidal Islanders reaching out has doubled

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Head of the Isle of Wight Youth Trust says many young people feel like they don’t belong, that the community doesn’t think much of them.

Thursday, 4th April, 2019 6:10pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Call for Isle of Wight 18 to 24-year-olds to help make a difference to mental health

mental health ambassadors - youth trust

Becoming a Mental Health Taskforce Ambassador could help young people grow in ways they never thought possible. Find out more about how 18-24 year olds can help make a difference to mental health on the Isle of Wight.

Wednesday, 6th March, 2019 11:19am

By Felicity Radak with one comment

Isle of Wight Youth Mental Health Taskforce sponsored by Wightlink

Wightlink's Keith Greenfield with young members of the Isle of Wight Youth Mental Health Taskforce

Wightlink have announced their support for the Isle of Wight Youth Trust's Mental Health Taskforce - which provides peer-to-peer advocacy to young people, helping break down the stigma associated with mental health.

Monday, 30th July, 2018 11:02am

By Karen Woods with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Youth Trust shortlisted for ‘Charity of the Year Award’

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Isle of Wight Youth Trust CEO, Mairead Healy paid tribute to the dedicated team that works tirelessly to ensure that young people have access to the highest possible standards of service.

Thursday, 19th July, 2018 6:39pm

By Felicity Radak

Young Islanders take the lead for Mental Health Awareness Week

youth trust - mental health roadshow with southern vectis

The roadshow is a chance for the ‘you matter’ message to be spread across the Isle of Wight, letting young people know that support is available, and that they matter.

Thursday, 10th May, 2018 6:32pm

By Felicity Radak

Specialist child counsellor becomes new clinical lead for Isle of Wight Youth Trust

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The specialist child and adolescent counsellor has now been announced as the new Clinical Lead at Isle of Wight Youth Trust.

Monday, 19th March, 2018 7:22pm

By Felicity Radak

MP and Bestival founder join forces to launch Youth Trust building appeal

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The Isle of Wight Youth Trust launched their ‘Fund our Future’ Appeal last week, aiming to raise £150,000 towards the purchase of a new headquarters for the local charity that helps young Islanders.

Tuesday, 19th December, 2017 11:49am

By Felicity Radak

Isle of Wight counselling service to close as young people face mental health crisis

Sad teenager sitting on a bed

At a time when children and young people on the Isle of Wight are "facing a mental health crisis", YMCA pull out of their counselling service.

Tuesday, 10th October, 2017 5:13pm

By Sally Perry

Young people encouraged to reach out for help

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Young people experiencing mental health issues are encouraged to reach out on World Mental Health Day and seek help from the Isle of Wight Youth Trust.

Tuesday, 10th October, 2017 8:53am

By Sally Perry