December 10, 2020 11:26 AM

 

 

We are a multi-borough service, working with children, young people (ages 0-25 years old) and their families/carers to promote good mental health and wellbeing.

 

In Barnet and Hillingdon, we have been commissioned by the local authorities and Clinical Commissioning Groups to deliver mental health and wellbeing webinars, 1-2-1, and group sessions online using Zoom by a qualified therapist and a moderator.

 

In Brent, we are also delivering an awareness-raising and anti-stigma social movement that aims to empower young people by empowering them and their families to join in the discussion to transform child and adolescent mental health services.

 

We aim to tackle the causes of poor mental health and get a better understanding of various mental health problems, and explore different coping mechanisms. Whilst the pandemic is ongoing we are adhering to Government advice and face-to-face meetings have been transferred to digital and telephone sessions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • We run wellbeing webinars for Middlesex University students only
  • We facilitate 1-2-1 sessions, group sessions and webinars for people aged 18-25 - living, working or studying in Barnet.

 


 

  • We are a social movement that aims to raise awareness of children and young people's mental health and wellbeing as well as challenge the stigma associated with mental health in Brent. We aim to capture and champion the voice of the child. ​
  • Our young mental health champions work actively to promote positive mental health in their schools and communities, as well as working closely with NHS Brent to transform child and adolescent mental health services
  • Be Brave Be Bold: Our Covid-19 response project works with young people across primary and secondary schools to understand the experience of Brent children and young people during the pandemic and lockdown and develop a resilience toolkit for pupils joining secondary school in September 2021
  • We contribute to the Brent Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy and Transformation partnership.
  • Our work is governed by The Brent Young People Thrive Steering Group

 


 

  • We run wellbeing webinars for Brunel University students only, which is finishing on the 31st March 2021.
  • We offer webinars to 18-25 years olds covering 5 different topics: anxiety, coping with loss, low mood, mental health awareness, and self care.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Webinars are 60 minute interactive sessions
  • Delivered by a trained therapist
  • Accessed by your smartphone, tablet or laptop in the comfort of your own space.
  • They are completely anonymous - you can see and interact with the therapist but no one else can see you.
  • Will teach you strategies and tools to build your resilience during this unprecedented time

 

Topics covered:

  • Coping with social isolation
  • Dealing with procrastination
  • Living with anxiety
  • Managing stress
  • Mental health awareness
  • Self care
  • Worry management

 

Registering for the Webinar:

  • We ask that you complete the 'Your details' form and questionnaires.
  • The questions are about your general health and wellbeing and are completely confidential.
  • Please allow 15 minutes to complete the questionnaires
  • You may benefit from doing this is in a quiet space if one is available to you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zoe Kattah, Head of Young People Thrive

Zoe is an Emotional Wellbeing Practitioner who qualified in 2016 with the Children & Young People Improving Access to Pschological Therapies (CYP IAPT) evidence based practice. She currently delivers the wellbeing webinars for children and young people. Zoe has been working with children and young people and their families since 2012. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Haajira Bhandari, YP IAPT - Psychological Well-being Practitioner

Haajira is trained to assess and support children and young people (CYP) with common mental health difficulties, particularly with mild to moderate symptoms of anxiety, depression and behavioural difficulties.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emmanuel Ojo, CYP IAPT - Psychological Well-being Practitioner

Emmanuel is a CYP IAPT Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner. He has over 6 years of experience supporting children and young people which has given him an in-depth understanding of their emotional and psychological needs. He is passionate about challenging the stigma around mental health and the usage of art and creativity in a therapeutic environment. He offers psychological support, based on the principles of CBT, for children and adolescents with mild to moderate mental health difficulties, including anxiety, low mood and common behavioural difficulties. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Your safety is important to us.

If you need URGENT support:

 

If you are struggling with your mental health and need urgent help you can contact the Mental Health Crisis team in the borough local to you.

Barnet 0800 151 0023

Brent & Hillingdon Single point of access 0800 0234 650

 

For children and young people up to 18 years, you can contact your local CAMHS response service

Barnet CAMHS 020 8702 4500

Brent CAMHS 020 3317 5050

Hillingdon CAMHS 01895 256 521

 

For general, and NON URGENT support:

 

Anna Freud Parents/carers www.annafreud.org/parents-and-carers/  Young people On My Mind www.annafreud.org/on-my-mind/

Childline 0800 1111

Papyrus Hopeline (youth suicide prevention) 0800 068 4141

Kooth free online support www.kooth.com

Mind www.mind.org.uk/information-support/for-children-and-young-people/

Samaritans 116 123

ThinkNinja www.healios.org.uk/services/thinkninja1

Victim Support www.victimsupport.org.uk/children-and-young-people/

Young Minds crisis Textline 852 258


 

 

If you have any questions please call Zoe on 07809 342 939  (lines manned Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm) outside of these times please email zoe.kattah@communitybarnet.org.uk

 

 

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