Tag: young people

A blog from our CEO, Dan Mobbs

Supporting the campaign to ‘Fund The Hubs‘ I have just written to all Norfolk’s MPs asking for their support. Actual letters. We found some stamps in a dusty draw and Julie from finance helped me work the printer. They’re now in the post on their way to Parliament. I was writing for support with the national campaign “Fund the Hubs”.… Read more →

New edition of YAB NEWS is out now:

Find out all about how the Youth Advisory Boards across Norfolk have been engaging with young people and their communities – click here . Coping with another national lockdown is difficult and hits everyone differently. In response to feedback and, it was clear that mental heath and wellbeing was a priority for anyone leading groups or engaging with young people.… Read more →

MAP’s services remain open through lockdown

As we enter the new lockdown – MAP want to reassure you that we are still here We are still able to offer face-to-face appointments as well as support you over the phone, email and continue with online platforms. Our pre-arranged groups continue to meet both in person and online. Ask us anything. If we can’t help, we know someone… 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 →

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 →

Film Launch Proves Mental Health Awareness Top Priority for Young People

Young commissioners from the Norwich Youth Advisory Board (Norwich YAB) have created four mental health awareness videos addressing sensitive areas such as eating disorders, stress, insomnia and panic attacks.  “These topics can be very upsetting,” said one young commissioner and “we think using film and animation makes them easier to access and understand.” Mental health has been a top priority for… Read more →

Young@Arts: A festival by and for young people

Over 120 young people took part in a free, one-day, creative arts festival last month, organised by and for young people supported by MAP.  Young@Arts featured live music, performances, exhibitions and a series of visual and performing arts workshops including street photography, graphic illustration, contemporary dance and rap lyric writing.  This amazing film captures the day in all its colour and… Read more →