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LGBTQ+ Signposting

Mosaic LGBT+ – Mentoring & Youth Club. SwitchBoard – Online chat & Phone Support for LGBT+. Gendered Intelligence – Trans Youth Groups. LGBT Support – 1:1 & Group Support. BACK

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Mental Health Signposting

Harrow Horizons – Therapy. CAMHS – Local NHS Mental Health Services. Kooth – Free, safe and anonymous Online Counselling. Childline – Online or Telephone Counselling Alumina – 7 Week course for ages 14-19 that Self Harm by Self Harm UK Self Injury – Supportlines & Webchats for Self Harm Support. Calm Harm App – Self… Read more »

Wish Brighton Trip

This year, three young people at Wish won Jack Petchey Awards for their hard work volunteering for other young people’s mental health through conferences, artwork, training and panels. Two of the young people, chose to spend their award money on a day out. The group chose Brighton as their trip of choice! After meeting at… Read more »

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Back to “Normality”?

As young people all over the country head back to school, we reflect on what the new “normal” looks like for us. At Wish we have been supporting young people through this transition, and will keep on doing so whilst keeping our service COVID-19 safe. Exploring new venues, masks & sanitiser, outdoor distanced sessions, how… Read more »

Youth Pride at Wïsh

1 in 2 LGBTQ+ young people have Self Harmed. Safe spaces for young LGBTQ+ people to be supported and listened to are an essential. Over the years at Wïsh we have done a lot of work to making sure our centre is a safe space for all LGBTQ+ young people, including working alongside partner charities… Read more »

In My Write Mind

Wish collaborated with partner organisation, Synergy Theatre to run a spoken word project. The young people worked with an Actress and a Poet for 6 sessions, learning new writing skills and sharing, increasing their confidence in performing. It was a really fantastic way for the young people to express what’s going on for them, to… Read more »