Month: June 2016
The UK Public Sector Communications Awards have revealed their shortlist for this year and the Social Sense team are very proud to have made the finals with our R U Different? programme.
The prestigious awards “celebrate and reward excellent communication strategies and campaigns, teams and individuals in local and national government, emergency services and not-for-profit bodies from across the UK”.
R U Different? is up against seven other nominees in the Social Marketing Campaign of The Year category.
The ceremony takes place on 14 July at the Emirates Stadium in London and the whole team are very excited!
You can view the full shortlist here.
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By Grace Kelly
It has been unavoidable in the news recently; from exam stress causing teen suicides to a report finding that more than 25% of young people referred to mental health services such as CAMHs are receiving no specialist help at all because cases are not deemed ‘serious’ enough.
The simple fact is that the numbers of young people suffering from crippling conditions like anxiety and depression is growing, with teen self-harm and suicide also on the increase; and mental health services simply cannot cope. Read the rest of this entry »
This entry was posted in emotional health, Mental Health, Public Health, Youth Work and tagged anxiety, CAMHs, counselling, early intervention, emotional health, health and wellbeing, local authorities, mental health, mindfulness, Public Health England, schools, self-harm, stress, suicide, teenagers, young people.