i am a young person
Our mission is to support you.
We want to help you learn how to take an active role in looking after your own mental health and wellbeing.
We want this to become an ingrained part of your life and something that is so natural, it becomes second nature to you.
The fast-paced world that we all live in means your brains spend a lot of time on receive, and don’t always get the chance to switch off and recharge. i am me equips you with the tools and knowledge to be able to do this.
We want to help you learn more about who YOU are, what your passions are and what makes you feel excited about your future. We want to help you find your purpose. This only comes from learning more about yourself and being accepting of all your unique qualities.
We want you to be able to cope better when challenging times occur and be so familiar with yourself that you can spot the small symptoms and changes in yourself before they become bigger problems.
That’s why we have created a FREE app just for you. If you are aged between 11-24 download the app and start taking control of your own wellbeing.
i am me also supports young people through Covid-19. All you need to do is search ‘Covid-19’ in the search function on the app and a whole host of articles will appear.
Be part of a global initiative & gain skills.
We're passionate that i am me continues to be young person led, so however you want to get involved, we want to hear from you. Here's some ways you could get involved:
Our student led i am me committees are responsible for spreading the i am me message and app on their campus. They run events, review the app, tell us what's missing and how we can improve it. They offer us advice and inspiration on how to grow our reach and supportive presence, the look and feel of the content, artwork and photography, user experience on the app, as well as providing invaluable insight in to the minds of young people. They are our ears and eyes on the ground. Get in contact if you want to set up a committee in your School, College or Uni, or ask a teacher to contact us.
Record a message
On the app, we have a section called 'messages to my younger self'. These inspirational messages are from people who all want to support young people by passing on little gems of advice and words wisdom to support and uplift you. It's a way of helping you to understand that you're not alone. Have you got something to share? Get in touch.
Share your ideas
Got an idea for an article, video, a new content section or the look and feel of the app and Instagram page? Let us know!
Being part of a Global mental health initiative, setting up a committee, advising us on the content and helping to promote i am me will allow you to develop valuable skills, and offers great talking points for future employers.
All of the above not only offers a chance to develop some great employability skills, but also gives you an opportunity to be part of a movement and positively impact the stats surrounding mental health in young people.