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How damaging is social media for young people?

How damaging is social media for young people?

Social media is a great place to be connected and have fun. However, its misuse could have very damaging effects on young people. On social media, one of the main issues is sharing personal and sensitive information. Many users, including young people, don’t consider the information they are sharing online. Most of us don’t know how this information is going to be used for. Another

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#Oursafespace: young people’s journey to tackle youth loneliness

#Oursafespace: young people's journey to tackle youth loneliness

What is the best way to build a safe space for those who feel lonely? Simple, bring together young people and architects. Their imagination will do the rest. Is that all? Some pens and paper will also help, and don’t forget pizza! For the second time, young people across the region and architects from SBA AKA have met in our youth hubs to design ‘their

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Top 5 ways to beat loneliness

Top 5 ways to beat loneliness

Loneliness is nothing new. Adults and young people feel alone constantly. Although we are with friends, family, and classmates, we still feel lonely. Many people go on the internet to connect with others and to not feel alone. Others have thousands or even millions of followers on social media. They show and share their successful daily life. However, many of them still feel lonely. Not

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YHNE launches a new pioneering project against youth loneliness

Youth Homeless North East (YHNE) has launched ‘About the Space‘. A new pioneering project to tackle youth loneliness in the North East. The program is in partnership with the Co-Foundation. It will be running during the next three months. ‘About the Space’ will give young people collaborative spaces to work together and build new relationships. Their work will be essential to help others who suffer

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Almost 5.000 people sleep on the streets every night in England

Around 5.000 people (4.751) slept in the streets every night in England during 2018. This number is more than double in five years, according to last report of Shelter about rough sleepers in the country. The report has also shown an increase by 15% of people sleeping in the streets in the last year alone. Since 2013, Shelter has received over 22.000 people seeking for

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More than 100.000 people with debt problems attempt suicide each year in England

Over 100.000 people with financial problems try to kill themselves every year in England. The new report of the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute has revealed that people in problem debt are three times more likely to consider suicide compared to those who are not in problem debt. Every year 420.000 people in England consider taking their own life. Persistent poverty and financial insecurity

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Lowest number of young homeless people in the North East since 2016, YHNE report reveals

Adele Irving during presentation │YHNE, 2018 In its seventh year, Youth Homeless North East (YHNE) has conducted its annual report in an event hosted yesterday at Mea House in Newcastle. The research has shown a gradual decrease in the number of young people considered homeless from 56 to 35 during February 2017/18 and reaching its lowest level since 2016 (66). However, only a third of

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James’ story

James is 20 years old and lives in North Tyneside – he is currently living in supported accommodation and has been there for about a year. James has been working with YHNE since attending an event in December 2017. He refused to have pictures of him to remain his story anonymous.   James says that he gets involved with YHNE as he was keen to help other young people. James

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Our Shout, Act, Inform event is back!

** UPDATE** Our Shout, Act, Inform event will be celebrated on the 29th of January 2019 from 10am to 3.30pm at Mea House. Please download the booking form on the link and send the completed forms to info@yne.org.uk by Monday 21st of January 2019. We are looking forward to seeing you! YHNE would like to invite you to this years’ Shout, Act, Inform event! You love the

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17% of young people experienced mental health problems in 2017, NHS report reveals

Young person with mental health problems │ Cabriolet   Around 16.9% of young people of 17 to 19 years old experienced mental health problems in England, according to the Mental Heath of Children and Young People in 2017 of the NHS. This number is three times higher than the mental health disorders reported with children of 2 to 4 years old (5.5%). This data is part

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