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Mental Health

Failing Beautifully

Posted by crossfieldsinstitute in Education, Health, Mental Health

Interested to read Lucy Clark’s Beautiful Failures, a reflection on the failure of one-size-fits-all schooling and the impact on young people’s mental health. Read Lucy’s account here: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2016/jun/27/pay-close-attention-to-who-our-kids-are-not-who-we-want-them-to-be

Affirming Introverts: the Power of Quiet

Posted by crossfieldsinstitute in Mental Health

In 2012 Susan Cain brought a sense of affirmation and recognition to millions of introverts worldwide with her TED talk and book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking. She has now written a book specifically for young people, Quiet…

Please Vote for Dare to Live!

Posted by crossfieldsinstitute in Mental Health

An appeal from Sun Tui, Director of IFEAL: Hi, I’m in touch to ask for your support for The Dare to Live Trust in The People’s Projects – a nationwide competition held in partnership with the Big Lottery Fund and ITV that has gone live…

Upcoming Conference: Young People Need You

Posted by Marcus Cross in Events, Health, Mental Health

Via learning-southwest.org.uk: Time:    10:00 – 16:00 Venue:  Bishops Hull House, Taunton Cost:     to be confirmed In response to the South West Youth Parliament’s manifesto that ‘mental health services for young people and education about mental health, needs to be drastically improved’ a regional cross sector gathering is planned…