HeadStart was set up in 2014 to deliver special resilience training to children and young people, helping them deal with change, build relationships and tackle problems which could cause depression and anxiety.
The boost will see HeadStart work in schools to help young people with emotional issues know where to get support and raise awareness of the importance of mental health.
Looking Forward is excited to know that emotional and mental health well-being services are continuing to be developed in the West Midlands.
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week 2016 and the theme this year is Relationships.
Mental Health Foundation are calling on people to commit to maintaining good relationships with friends, family and colleagues. They believe that we need to understand how important positive relationships are to our health and wellbeing. We cannot flourish as individuals and communities without them. In fact, they are as important as better-established lifestyle factors, such as eating well, exercising more and stopping smoking.
The charity are asking everyone to go the extra mile in prioritising their relationships. They are calling on people to make a relationship resolutionto assess how much time we actively commit to building and maintaining good relationships, and to ask whether we can invest more in being present with and listening to friends, family and colleagues.
Looking Forward also believe in the importance of maintaining positive relationship with children and young people and their families and friends. We continue to work with children who have suffered a breakdown in relationships either with family or friends whether it be due to a trauma, abuse or the loss of a loved one. We also work with families to provide therapeutic services in order to build these relationships.
We are proud to announce two upcoming training dates for our redesigned creative and expressive ‘Change the Game’ Training.
The2nd and the 3rd of December 2014, to be held at The Bridge, St Marks Road, Tipton, DY4 0LU.
The course costs £99, runs from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm and lunch will be provided. The day will be packed full of activities and games to give you a hands on learning experience so expect lots of physical activity and to be a out of your comfort zone.
Email LookingForward@greatbridge.org.uk to book your spot.
Remember that we only have 8 spaces available for each day so book now to ensure you get your place!