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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 »

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 »

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

– Written by Annie, Youth Support and Participation Worker CW: Sexual assault, victim blaming, coercion. Lockdown hasn’t changed the rates of sexual violence. 1 in 5 girls (19%) have experienced street harassment during lockdown reveals a new survey by charity Plan International UK. In the poll taken in the 6th week of lockdown with 1000 girls… Read more »

Remote Therapy Considerations Part 2

– 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 »

Remote Therapy Considerations Part 1

– 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 »

An Update from Annie at Wïsh

– Written by Annie, Youth Support and Participation Worker Hi to those reading, I hope you are safe and well during this uncertain time. At wïsh, we have been working really hard as a team to transform what we do quickly and safely into a digital service. Almost overnight we had all moved into our… Read more »