If you need to speak to someone right now, here are some confidential options which provide 24/7 support. If you're worried you might hurt yourself or someone else, please call 999, or go to your nearest A and E.
For people who are experiencing distress or despair.0808 808 8000
Helps anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through. Childline is free, confidential and available any time, day or night.0800 1111
Beyond Bricks is Lego® Based Play which uses a 'recovery to discovery' approach to enhance childrens overall mental health and wellbeing, now and in the future. We will work with schools to support the pupils recover and discover new skills to enable them to overcome impact of the pandemic, by focusing on five key aspects of emotional wellbeing as identified by the Education Authority 'Emotional Health and Wellbeing Framework'.
Pupils will take part in a 5 week interactive programme in their school with their own teachers co-facilitating the programme with trained Beyond Bricks Associates. Each pupil will leave with a personalised toolkit to help them cope with all five areas of the Emotional Health and Wellbeing Framework to navigate their future with confidence.
You need to have 4 school staff available to train in Lego® Based Play with MindWise (one 4 hour session). You will co-deliver Beyond Bricks in your school with a Beyond Bricks Training Associate to:
Commit to the trained teachers delivering Beyond Bricks at least 1 more time in your school within 12 months of completing the co-facilitated programme. MindWise will be there to support you.
There are a limited number of funded places available. If you are interested in finding out more please contact Amy Stothers on: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07719043925