TRIUMPH Network Resources

Priority Areas for Research to Improve Youth Public Mental Health

We have worked with young people, researchers, policymakers and practitioners to identify priority areas for future research into youth mental public health within the three TRIUMPH research themes: Social Connections and Relationships, Schools and Other Education Setting and Key Groups of young people at risk of poor mental health.

Workshop discussion templates

Looking to start a conversation with young people of different stakeholder groups about mental health? Use these templates/facilitator guide from our priority-setting workshops as a starting point.

TRIUMPH video series: Youth mental health: it’s everyone’s business

Our new video series will share some of the fantastic research and projects that are going on across the UK to support youth public mental health. We will also hear from young people about the issues and experiences that influence their mental health.

Please check back regularly for new videos.

Find out more from one of our funded projects, Reprezent’s – On the Level, a school radio programme designed to support mental well being.

Getting mental health research funding as an early career researcher

Advice on applying to and securing mental health research funding from researchers from across the UKRI Mental Health Research Networks. These videos were recorded as part of a Cross-network Webinar series in November 2020.

Podcasts

Mental Health and Care-Experienced Children and Young People: A partnership for change

This podcast was recorded by Thomas and Casey, two care-experienced young people who talk openly about the subject of mental health.

How can we work together to prevent suicide?

TRIUMPH Network Co-Investigator Professor Rory O’Connor discusses the circumstances that might cause someone to take their own life, and his work at the Suicidal Behaviour Research Lab to try and predict those who are most at risk.

Research into young people’s mental health in Wales

TRIUMPH Youth Advisory Group member Elina Thomas-Jones interviews Prof Simon Murphy and Prof Steve Collinshaw about their views on young people’s mental health, their role in TRIUMPH and how the new Centre for Adolescent Mental Health in Cardiff will lead new research in this field.

Photo of adult and child with their mental health messages

Public engagement activity: #MentalHealthMessages

We’ve developed an easy activity to encourage conversations between young people and adults about youth mental health. Download this pack with facilitator guide and posters to set up the activity yourself and start sharing your #MentalHealthMessages. We’d love to see your photos, so please tag us if you are sharing via social media: @TRIUMPHnetwork