The smallest act of kindness…

Tonia Mihill, head of Therapeutic Services, writes about how important kindness is to our mental health. “A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions and the roots spring up and make new trees” Amelia Earhart The theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness week is kindness and it is a well researched, documented and felt truth that… Read more →

Norfolk young trans people launch documentary film

This week MAP took part in ‘Trans Day of Visibility’ by launching access to a unique and important film created by & with young people engaging with MAP.  The EVOLVE group also got together to make a short social media film answering questions about being trans. (Please note the filming of this project was done before the current Government Guidelines)… Read more →

MAP COVID-19 update

How are MAP’s services affected? Most of our work is being disrupted because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Like everyone we are closely following government guidance to keep staff and young people safe and ease the burden on emergency health services. Unfortunately this means a lot of information on our website is not accurate or up to date. Things are changing so quickly… Read more →

News Round Up

Your Are All Stars! It’s been a busy year for MAP and we have had the privilege of being involved in many important projects – supporting young people to make a difference and bring about positive social change. The young people engaging with MAP have blown us away with their determination, strengths & ability to fight & campaign for their… Read more →

YOUTH ADVISORY BOARDS ADDRESS BULLYING & WIN AWARD!

What a week it’s been for the Young People and their ongoing campaign to stamp out bullying in Norfolk. Breckland Youth Advisory Board (YAB) received the Organisation of the Year Award at the Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation award ceremony –  As well as 7 YAB’s working together to host a phenomenal ‘Young People against Bullying Conference’ The Ben Cohen StandUp… Read more →

CELEBRATING GREAT YARMOUTH IN OUR OCTOBER NEWSLETTER

Whats great about Great Yarmouth?… … the beach, of course, and chips on the market. But most of all, it’s the people. We’d like to invite you to the Young@Arts Festival, and tell you about the young people we support. Let’s collaborate to make Great Yarmouth a place where young people thrive and feel valued. Our latest newsletter explains the many… Read more →

LINK project Celebrates Mental Health Champions

‘Be the change in children and young people’s mental health’ was the theme of this exciting & stimulating conference, organised by the LINK Project, celebrating the success of the project which has been running for over a year.   “The lectures were focused around the little things we can do as practitioners to make a difference in a child or… Read more →

MAP celebrates differences with PRIDE

“Love & acceptance for all!” chanted young people involved with MAP as 10,000 onlookers lined the city’s streets to watch the Norwich Pride march on July 27th – also marking the 50th year of the Stonewall Riots.  Young people that use MAP’s services,  Youth Advisory Board (YAB) members, MAP’s EVOLVE group and members of staff, were proud to be amongst the parade, carrying 30m banners & waving to the crowds; helping to turn Norwich into a rainbow.   Norwich Pride… Read more →

Flower Power! Young people gave out seeds, rode a quadricycle and showed Norwich their best moves at the Lord Mayor’s Procession.

MAP embraced the theme of this year’s Lord Mayor’s Celebration ‘love the world around you’ and were delighted when Young Commissioners from Norwich and Broadland Youth Advisory Boards* supported us by decorating a quadricycle, creating gift packets of sunflower seeds before entertaining the waiting crowds with some spectacular dance moves along the route. As part of the Norwich Financial Inclusion… Read more →

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