A Wish Youth Feature- Rebekah Aged 14 tells us how sport helps her cope with self harm.
During February half term at wish, we launched our new self harm support group for 13-15 year olds. We kicked off the group by running a week of exciting workshops all about creativity and expression. One young person tells us all about the week and her experience: My Half Term at Wish- Rebecca aged 14… Read more »
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 »
-Written by Annie, Youth Support & Participation Worker Youth Work is often overlooked, as something non-essential or minor. For many young people however, youth centres and youth workers can be a lifeline. I myself didn’t see my future in youth work. I had heard about my local youth centre from friends as a young person… Read more »
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 »
– Written by Gary, Lead Psychotherapist The next update to our blog with regards to Remote Sessions is the consideration of Technology. Technology: As discussed last time firstly you need to agree on a safe and appropriate location. Once this has been established you can move onto which technology you will use to conduct the… Read more »
– Written by Gary, Lead Psychotherapist At wïsh we moved quickly to transfer our therapeutic services over to a digital service in order to ensure there was minimal disruption for the young people we support. For those reading with less experience of working remotely there are some important considerations to think through that don’t always… Read more »