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BBC News round has gathered helpful advice to help anyone who might be feeling upset by what you have seen, heard or read.

Make Your Mark 2022

Young People, schools and youth groups in York – DON’T MISS OUT on having your say in the Make Your Mark 2022 ballot. It's the UK's largest consultation of under 18s - watch the video to find out more or click the link to VOTE!!

Voting takes place online so couldn’t be easier. More info on the youth parliament website: British Youth Council | Make Your Mark - UK Youth Parliament (

Children and Young People Transformation Programme

The CYP Transformation Programme are now recruiting six young people as Board members of the CYP Transformation Programme Board. This is to replace the current cohort who have enjoyed a very successful time with the programme and made invaluable contributions to the work and policy development.

Further information can be found here:

Young People Coronavirus Vaccines

Children and young people aged 12 - 17 can receive their vaccine against the coronavirus. The Government website has information and guides including what to expect after you covid vaccination. Visit COVID-19 vaccination: resources for children and young people aged 12 - 17 years.

The Go to - for Healthy Minds

Young People can access The Go to - for Healthy Minds in North Yorkshire website for information on top tips for feeling good, coping with common issues, staying safe and more....

Yor-OK Website Consultation

York's Young People's Information Service is wanting to hear from you (young people up to age 25 years) about your thoughts on the Yor-OK Young People's Survival Guide. 

Complete the consultation and share your views on our website aimed at Young People in York and help us improve how you access information.

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What you say really makes a difference. Don't just take our word for it see what has changed as a result of young people telling us what they think.

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It would be better if there was a more meaningful photo used for the drugs, alcohol and addiction thumbnail. We used a more meaningful photo.
The website is difficult to navigate because there are too many topics in some sections We revised the thumbnails on the home page to help split up topics and changed page layouts so the user can expand to find out more information.


Your feedback on local services

Have you used local health services in York or North Yorkshire in the last three months?

Would you like to have a say in how these services are run in the future?

We would love to hear your views. If you could take the Local Health Services short survey then your opinions could be heard by decision makers.

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