THEN AND NOW In 2003, Tonia Mihill, Head of Therapeutic services for MAP, Writer, Commentator and Educator – wrote an article for ‘Norfolk Education & Action for Development ‘ an organisation increasing awareness around equality issues. Here, Tonia makes a great reflection on the progress that has been made since then… How long it will take to eliminate racism is… Read more →


Dan Mobbs, CEO – Reflects on MAP’s support for the LGBT+ community. MAP is here for young people from the LGBT+ community and is very proud. For nearly 30 years we’ve heard from young people having difficult times. We’ve done so many different things – counselling for young people questioning their sexuality, advice for young people about their legal rights,… Read more →

West Norfolk Youth Advisory Board (YAB)

Who are we? We are young people who live or study in West Norfolk. Each year we ask young people in West Norfolk about the issues that matter to them. We then take action through campaigning, lobbying, advocacy, hosting events and commissioning services. We work with adult professionals in our community to ensure that young people have a say in… Read more →

Let’s Talk About Mediation

What is mediation? Jo Guthrie, MAPs Mediation Worker, explains how mediation works and how it can help young people and families have better relationships together. Are you living with your parents or guardian? How are things at home? Are you finding that tempers are flaring, and tensions are rising? It’s not always easy living under one roof – especially during… Read more →

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 →