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BeMe   14th December 2016

FREE NHS services offered by BeMe to people 16+ living in Cornwall who are experiencing common mental health problems. BeMe provide a positive space and the tools to deal with depression, anxiety, worry, ocd, phobias, panic, trauma and stress...

 
Cornwall Pride 2016   27th August 2016

Savvy Kernow joined the Health Promotion Service, Healthy Gay Cornwall team and hundreds of LGBTQ people and their families and friends at #PrideCornwall 2016...

 
Young and Yourself: Gender Identity Family Day and Summer Fair   23rd June 2016

 
Sexual Health and Contraception Consultation   31st May 2016

Good sexual health for young people is a high priority in Cornwall. Sexual health services are free and available to everyone regardless of age, sex, gender, learning or physical disability, ethnic origin and sexual orientation...

 
Teenage volunteers challenge negative stereotypes with local charity work   8th March 2016

This weekend saw over 20 teenager from Cornwall giving up their time to volunteer for a Cornish charity as part of a national action day organised by the National Citizen Service (NCS)...

 
"It's time to stop sweeping mental health issues under the carpet"   11th January 2016

It is time “to stop sweeping mental health issues under the carpet and end the “shame and embarrassment” of those living with mental health issues the Prime Minister will state today as part of an announcement of new investment of almost one billion pounds to be put into mental health services...

 
Pressure of Perfect Online Life = Nation of Deeply Unhappy Young People   7th January 2016

We now have a ‘nation of deeply unhappy teenagers’ thanks to the pressure of the ‘perfect online life’ new Childline figures reveal...

 
Snapchat launches #BeStrong filter to help stop cyberbullying   1st December 2015

Have you noticed a new overlay on your Snapchat filters recently? Snapchat has partnered with Vodafone to launch #BeStrong, a campaign that aims to raise awareness of teen cyberbullying...

 
Snapchat now store and use YOUR selfies!   3rd November 2015

So you thought your Snapchat selfie was temporary?.............Guess again!   The biggest selling point of using Snapchat is that the pictures you share only last for a few seconds (unless your friend screenshots it, and even then you get a notification to tell you they have)…but this isn’t actually true!   Firstly…nothing is temporary! The messages you send are never truly ‘gone’ - it’s very rare that anything is ever truly deleted when it comes to digital technology...

 
Healthy Gay Cornwall: Village People   23rd October 2015

Healthy Gay Cornwall has just launched it's new Village People Cornwall campaign! The campaign promotes the services of Healthy Gay Cornwall and celebrates the diversity of the gay community within Cornwall...

 
Mental Health Stigma Campaign Launches   22nd October 2015

‘The largest ever’ campaign to reduce stigma around mental health in children and young people has been launched. The government led campaign will use school visits, an online mental health information hub and a presence on social media to get young people and their parents talking more about mental health...

 
Diabetes in School: Short Film Competition   9th October 2015

Are you aged 11–17 with a story to tell about Type 1 diabetes in school? Do you want to raise awareness of diabetes and inspire others? Diabetes UK are offering an exciting opportunity to make inspirational three minute films about type 1 diabetes in your school...

 
NHS Youth Forum Call to Action: "Hear our voice and act on what we say"   14th September 2015

The NHS Youth Forum last week told the Health and Care Innovation Expo 2015 that they want to do all they possibly can to help the NHS develop better services...

 
"I am 16 and the education system is destroying my health"   17th August 2015

Below is an excerpt from an article in the Guardian this weekend, the writer is almost 16 and has suffered from ill-health due to the way this country's education system currently works, she feels as many other young people do about it and sums it up perfectly in just 3 words...

 
Students urged to take part in meningitis vaccination programme   3rd August 2015

Teens that are going to college or university this year are being urged to get protection against a strain of meningitis called MenW that has proven to have a higher death rate than any of the other strains...

 
Young People Should Have More Control Over Their 'Digital Tattoo'   31st July 2015

Internet rights campaigners the iRights Coalition have stated that young people should be allowed to delete embarrassing social media posts and have a lot more control over their online presence...

 
YoungMindsVS - Sign up and 'Fight the Pressure'   17th July 2014

We only get one shot at growing up, but now it’s tougher than ever. School stress, bullying, sexual pressure, no jobs and then not being able to get help when needed creates a stressful time in our lives...

 
Mental Health Awareness Week 12 - 18th May. Are You Anxiety Aware?   11th May 2014

The aim of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week 12-18 May is to address anxiety as a public health issue, and promote ways to reduce anxiety and your mental health and wellbeing in everyday life...

 
Students - watch what you heat!   29th April 2014

Students - watch what you heat! With the latest fire strike due to take place this Bank Holiday weekend, students are being asked to take extra care if they’re heading out and about over the period...

 
Let's Get Cooking   27th April 2014

Let's Get Cooking Are you 16 - 18 years old? Want to improve your cooking skills?  What will you learn? • Master five tasty and simple dishes• Budget and plan your weekly meals• How to source ingredients • Maintain a healthy diet• Health and safety in the kitchen• Receive alcohol awareness education Come along to this great FREE course!  Download more information here  

 
Do you know you can follow us on Twitter?   7th April 2014

For updates and news you can follow on Twitter @EEFOnet All the news items posted here will now be sent to our Twitter feed.  Soon you will be able to see our live Twitter feed on the website home page...

 
No bystanders antibullying campaign   20th March 2014

No bystanders - a new campaign from Stonewall.  http://nobystanders.org.uk Watch the film. Pledge support. Share. 

 
Being Silent isn't Being Strong   12th March 2014

Funded by The Big Lottery Fund, this one-minute film, written by young poet Engineer Al, and animated by the acclaimed artist October Jones, is the first part of an Exposure campaign to reduce male suicide...

 
Free Watersports Programme for NEETS 16 - 18   19th February 2014

Cornwall Marine Network is currently recruiting for a new free watersports programme which supports young people aged 16-18 who are not in education, employment or training (NEET)...

 
Generation Citizen   19th February 2014

It all Starts at YES The most exciting and rewarding times of your life are closer than you might think. If you're 15-17 and live in England or Northern Ireland then you've come to the right place...

 
Love is...?   17th February 2014

Love is...? A campaign to get young people thinking about healthy relationships The campaign... We all have a right to healthy, fulfilling and supportive relationships...

 
What to do if you're being bullied on a social network   15th February 2014

Bullying on Facebook, Twitter, Bebo, Myspace and YouTube You are supposed to be aged 13 or over to have an account on a social networking site like Facebook, Twitter, Myspace or Bebo...

 
LGBT online safety guide   15th February 2014

LGBT online safety guide published by Stonewall  The internet gives young people exciting opportunities to be creative, explore new things and connect with others...

 
The Hideout - a website for YP affected by Domestic Abuse   14th February 2014

Women's Aid have created this space to help young people understand domestic abuse, and how to take positive action if it's happening to you. The Hideout (www...

 
We're Supporting Safer Internet Day 2014   11th February 2014

Let's Create a Better Internet Together...   Join us for more on Twitter @EEFOnet #SID2014 

 
Rise in Hospital Admissions for Eating Disorders   10th February 2014

This article is from the national Guardian newspaper about eating disorders. One worrying thing from the article is about the impact social media is having on body image...

 
CN4C 16-18 Traineeship Programme   10th February 2014

16-18 Traineeships - Getting you on the Road to Employment  Click here to download a flyer to find out more 

 
How to Eliminate NekNominate   10th February 2014

No doubt you've heard about NekNominate Find out how about how not to  put yourself and others at risk - download this flier from the Cornwall Safer Partnership

 
Have you heard about Fixers?   10th February 2014

Building a Fixer Nation! Fixers is a national movement of young people ‘fixing’ the future, addressing any issue they feel strongly about...

 
Powerful Antibullying Film made by Young People   8th February 2014

Earlier this year www.bullying.co.uk ran a short-film competition to raise awareness of the effects of bullying. Here you can watch the winning entry from the Pauline Quirke Academy in Tonbridge which really shows how serious bullying can be...

 
Time to Talk day 6th feb   5th February 2014

Time to Talk Day 6th February 2014 We're taking part in #TimetoTalk day, 6 February. It's about raising awareness of mental health. Find out about help and support for YP in Cornwall here...

 
Circo Kernow - New Courses Starting in February 2014   26th January 2014

Learn new skills for Performance Aerial Trapeze, Silks, Rope, LyraMime and Mask, Juggling, Diabolo,Stilt Walking, Hula Hooping, Statue.Acrobatics, Acro-Balance, Clowning More information 

 
Young People Cornwall - new support programme for YP   26th January 2014

STOPGAP (CBIS) is our new project to support YOU. If you feel you could do with some support on an issue or a space to chat or if your waiting for other services on a list we can offer you that! Starting in Jan at The House, we can offer u 1/2 hr for 6 wks 1-1 time! Contact us  for info or for a sign up form, making time for you! This is for young people all around the county if you can get to St Austell  YPC website

 
Childline Report   10th January 2014

This week saw the publication of a report from Childline about the numbers of children and young people who contacted Childline in the last year. Childline found that calls about issues such as Cyberbullying and mental health have increased a lot...

 
Time to Talk Day 6th February 2014   10th January 2014

#TimetoTalk day is on 6 February - a day to have a conversation about mental health & spread the word. Find out more on the Time to Change website  you can follow Time to Talk Day on twitter use the hashtag #TimetoTalk

 
CHILDLINE Self Harm Survey 2014   10th January 2014

More and more young people are experiencing self-harm and yet many don’t get the support they need. ChildLine, YouthNet, Young Minds, and SelfHarm...

 
Zipit App find out more   10th January 2014

What is Zipit? Zipit is ChildLine’s first ever app, available for Android, Apple and BlackBerry smartphones (and iPod touch). It’s free to download...

 
NHS Kernow want YOUR Views   6th January 2014

NHS Kernow is reviewing the provision of some services for young people who are under 19. We would like to hear from users, their families and carers and anyone else who has an interest...

 
How many digital devices do you own?   28th December 2013

Teenagers own six digital devices Teenagers 'own six digital devices', survey suggests The average UK teenager owns six digital devices and posts pictures and information on-line, a survey says...

 
The Teenage Pregnancy Board want to know YOUR views   14th December 2013

The TP Board are responsible for ensuring that Young People get the best possible advice, information and support about sexual health in Cornwall. They want to know what young people think of the sort of education they get in school / college...

 
EEFO website gets a new look   9th December 2013

As part of a major review of the EEFO programme we've taken the opportunity to give eefo.net a bit of a makeover... and we need your views and your input...

 
BeMe   4th December 2013

A new mental wellbeing service in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. BeMe ofers help to anyone over the age of 16 who needs it, free of charge. Self-referrals can be made by telephone to 01579 373700.

 
UK Youth Parliament Campaign for a 'Curriculum for Life'   3rd December 2013

Find out more on the UK Youth Parliament website  We believe that the place of citizenship education and PSHE in the curriculum should be radically overhauled through a youth-led UK-wide review; they are really important for young people’s growth and development as they teach vital life skills and can be the first steps to engaging young people in political life...

 
Cornwall's Members of the Youth Parliament are given opportunity to help shape Council policies   1st December 2013

Cornwall's Members of the Youth Parliament are given opportunity to help shape Council policies Young people in Cornwall will soon be playing a bigger role in helping to shape Council policies on issues which affect their lives following the decision by the Children and Young People Portfolio Advisory Committee to support official youth representation on the committee...

 
Cornwall Brazilian Jiu Jitsu   4th April 2013

Six-week self defence courses based on Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, run by the European Champion, Raphael Dos Santos, are being offered in Newquay, Blackwater and Falmouth! These courses are free for people aged 14-25, thanks to the nationwide Sportivate programme...

 
Survey - Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health of Young People in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly   25th February 2013

The Children's and Family Commissioning Team want to hear your views about the emotional wellbeing and mental health of young people in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly...

 
Safer Cornwall 'Have your say' Survey   25th February 2013

Agreement has been reached between Devon and Cornwall Police and Safer Cornwall, to introduce the new Safer Cornwall ‘Have your say’ survey for all community safety related issues within Cornwall...

 
Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust   7th February 2013

The County's principal provider of mental health and learning disability services to people of all ages. Since April 2011, the Trust has provided community health services for children and young people...

 
Penhaligon's Friends   7th February 2013

A Cornish charity supporting bereaved children, young people, parents and carers. They offer children and young people the change to meet others and share their experiences, as well as practical resources for children and parents...

 
Young Minds   7th February 2013

Young Minds is the UK's leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Helpline 0808 802 5544 www...

 
Samaritans   7th February 2013

Samaritans is a national charity which provides the same support to people with mental health issues as they do for anyone else but staff are not trained mental health professionals...

 
Free Training Programme in partnership with BF Adventure   29th January 2013

A new programme BF Adventure will be running in partnership with the Prince's Trust from the 18th- 22nd February 2013 in Penryn for adults aged 18-24 years old with physical, learning and/or sensory disabilities...

 

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