Young Changemakers: helping Black youth with their mental health

Research conducted by the NHS has shown shocking statistics that one in six young people in the UK have a probable mental disorder – and that Black and Black Mixed-Race communities are at even higher risk.

To try and combat this mental health crisis, charity UK Youth have partnered with the Diana Award and the People’s Postcode Lottery to fund the Young Changemakers programme – supporting young people from Black communities to take action to improve their experience with, and access to, mental health services.

Helena spoke to Ayanda Sibanda from the programme earlier.


Helena Wadia 8th December 2022


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