Anna Freud – National Centre for Children & Families
We’re transforming mental health by working with infants, children, young people and their families, their communities and professionals to deliver timely evidence-based support for all. www.annafreud.org – search engine for services available in your area
We want to see a world where no young person feels alone with their mental health, and all young people get the mental health support they need, when they need it, no matter what. If under 25 – text YM to: 85258 – Free service
Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope. We launched publicly in May 2019 and we’ve had more than 500,000 conversations with people who are anxious, stressed, depressed, suicidal or overwhelmed and who need immediate support.
Working with young people to offer quick, responsive and effective interventions to targeted and vulnerable young people. We offer support with health, housing, opportunities in employment and education and sex and relationships. We deliver on DofE, support young people who go missing and those involved, or at risk of involvement, with the criminal justice system. We also provide fun, informal opportunities through youth work in our centres in Gloucestershire, including Stroud.
Bowling April – September times vary according to fixtures More generally, lawn bowls is one of those sports that anybody can do and provides a host of health and wellbeing benefits. • Increases physical activity and mobility gently
• Improves balance and hand eye coordination
• Enhances mental wellbeing, confidence, self-esteem
• Develops strategic thinking
• Opportunities to volunteer, get involved, social or competitive play and club events minimises loneliness and social isolation
• Builds stronger community