Young people invited to join mental health taskforce and help shape support for others

Two teenage boys in woods

Youth Trust Mental Health Taskforce members are given training, ongoing support and the opportunity to get involved and have a say

Tuesday, 23rd February, 2021 8:27am

By Felicity Radak

Isle of Wight Youth Trust chief moves on after leading successful expansion

Youth Trust Chief Executive Clare Cannock

The announcement comes after a period of successful expansion under Clare’s leadership. She will be taking up an exciting new role, managing the funds generously donated to the NHS throughout the Pandemic

Friday, 12th February, 2021 6:52pm

By Felicity Radak with one comment

Worry, unhappiness, fear and loneliness in Isle of Wight young people all increasing, reveals candid survey

youth trust infograhic about mental health in young people

The area that young people were most worried about out of 14 possible options was mental health, with 25% of young people worrying about their mental health all or most of the time

Monday, 7th September, 2020 1:47pm

By Felicity Radak

New youth hub to support young Islanders, thanks to funding from community council

Youth Trust Chief Executive Clare Cannock and Newport and Carisbrooke Community Council Chair, Cllr Julie Jones-Evans

New youth hub to support wellbeing of young Islanders, thanks to funding from community council

Wednesday, 12th February, 2020 11:07am

By Felicity Radak with one comment

Shocking levels of worry, anger, bullying and self-harm among young Isle of Wight residents, census reveals

Lord Grade addressing people as patron of Isle of Wight Youth Trust

Research reveals high levels of worry, anger, bullying and self-harm among young people on the Isle of Wight. Details within

Tuesday, 17th December, 2019 10:55am

By Felicity Radak with 5 readers' comments

Call for Isle of Wight youth mental health ambassadors

Launch of Youth trust mental health charter

The Isle of Wight Youth Trust is seeking young people, aged 12-17 to join our Under 18s Youth Trust Mental Health Taskforce and make a difference to mental health on the Isle of Wight.

Monday, 21st October, 2019 12:41pm

By Felicity Radak

Former Children in Need executive to join Isle of Wight Youth Trust as Chief Executive

clare cannock - new head of youth trust - Mairead Healy and Malcolm Marshall

The new Chief Executive brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience of working with young people across the charity sector, including in her most recent role as part of the senior leadership team at BBC Children in Need.

Wednesday, 21st August, 2019 12:02pm

By Felicity Radak with 6 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Youth Trust launches Schools’ Mental Health Charter

Launch of Youth trust mental health charter

The Schools’ Mental Health Charter is a quality mark through which the Youth Trust is seeking to empower Island schools to support their communities and increase mental health outcomes for young Islanders.

Monday, 24th June, 2019 5:20pm

By Felicity Radak

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

mairead healy

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

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

Youth Trust welcomes new patron, Lord Grade, at Annual Gala Dinner

youth trust dinner 1

The tenth gala dinner, this time held in Cowes, welcomed 170 guests, including Lady Francesca Grade and Lord Michael Grade.

Wednesday, 21st November, 2018 12:07pm

By Felicity Radak