Read about the principles that define MAC-UK and our approach to working with young people Read more
Read about how MAC-UK began, growing from one person hanging out in a chip shop to clinical teams working in projects all over London Read more
Our vision for the future of mental health services Read more
We support teams to take what works in the clinic out onto the streets, to help young people where and when they need it.
Our clinical and youth practitioners offer interactive and long-term experiential trainingLearn more
Our expert consultants help services and teams articulate the change they want to see
Our knowledge base and evidence, built over a decade of practice, is available to support local systems change
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Our approach gives people a radically different experience of asking for help and of improving their own lives
MAC-UK has worked intensively and in the long-term with over 900 young people since we began in 2008.
The average cost per contact hour with the project, significantly cheaper than the NHS average for similar services.
The number of projects we have worked with, including 4 which are running today
01/08/18: We have launched a petition to stand with young people in calling on the Home Secretary, the Mayor of London and the Metropolitan Police Chief to ask young people for help to find solutions to serious youth violence.
Sign and share our petition and be part of the solution to serious youth violence. Read more
10/07/18: An update from our Chair of Trustees and Chief Executive Read more
04/07/18: Andre, a Youth Worker and Assistant Psychologist, has written about what more needs to be done to support excluded young people. Read more
18/05/18: Secret Cinema joins MAC-UK on our journey to transform mental health support for excluded young people. Read more
14/05/18: MAC-UK announces a new project with funding from the Berkeley Foundation to train newly qualified practitioners in our approach. Read more
05/03/18: Read our evidence informed views on the Government's proposals to transform children and young people's mental health provision Read more
Five spaces are available for people wishing to run for MAC-UK in the Hackney Half Marathon on 20th May 2018. Read more