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Opportunity to be Involved With a MH Project!

EleanorEleanor Living the Zen life 🧘🏼‍♀️Posts: 1,139 Wise Owl
Hey guys! 

I'm working on an exciting project and I specifically asked @The Mix if I could collaborate with community members.. To which I was thrilled when they said yes! 

I am working on a mental health project which aims to campaign for better mental health education in schools, I believe that having an education around what mental health is from a young age will reduce the amount of stimga surrounding it and will allow young people to better take care of their mental health. 

To do this, a social media platform will be set up as well as a website! 

An example of a few things we will be doing are these:
  • Designing what the projects 'brand' will look like
  • Creating the website
  • Creating education resources which can be used in classrooms 
  • Sharing experiences of mental health
  • Making sure mental health information is accessible to young people 
  • Collecting feedback from teachers and pupils 

I would like this project to me made by young people, for young people. If you would like to be involved with this then it would be great if you could drop a comment below so I know or, if you would rather, you can pm me!

Collaboration of this project will be kept on the boards to protect the anonymity of board users and so you know that there is a safe space to do this <3 

Feel free to leave any questions below! 
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Comments

  • MilsyRoseMilsyRose South East EnglandPosts: 193 Trailblazer
    I'd be more than willing to help out if you need it. It is a fantastic idea, you're a great person for doing this. <3
    Eleanor
  • AnneFrypanAnneFrypan “The biggest battles are the ones that rage within us.”Posts: 211 Trailblazer
    Hello Eleanor,

    This sounds like an amazing project and it would be great to have more mental health education within schools. I have to agree with your point that this would reduce the amount of stigma that there is that shouldn't be there. As you have said you are hoping that it will help to get people to take care of their mental health more, it would be great to set children and teenagers up with a toolbox of resources and ideas that can help them through their lives. Hopefully, if it was taught more then it would also be a way that fewer people would be needing to go into therapy etc as they already have the skills and resources to help them. I personally wish they had talked about it more from a younger age with me as until it hit I had no idea what it would be like at all. 

    I would love to get involved with this as yes we should all be here for each other and I love to help others. What would it involve?  
  • EleanorEleanor Living the Zen life 🧘🏼‍♀️ Posts: 1,139 Wise Owl
    @AnneFrypan Thank you for your comment! If you would like to be involved, I will be posting an other post in the next few days of what there will be to do to start with. You are free to do as much or as little as you would like - if something comes up that's not really your thing, then no worries! 
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  • GreenTeaGreenTea ☕🌻☕ MidlandsPosts: 8,438 Legendary Poster
    If you need my help lovely, just let me know and I'll give it a go! 
    I do work in education so I can give insight in creating resources etc and like what I feel schools are missing etc too if that would help?

    The scars you can't see are the hardest to heal.     

    Astrid Alauda

    Eleanor
  • AnneFrypanAnneFrypan “The biggest battles are the ones that rage within us.”Posts: 211 Trailblazer
    Eleanor said:
    @AnneFrypan Thank you for your comment! If you would like to be involved, I will be posting an other post in the next few days of what there will be to do to start with. You are free to do as much or as little as you would like - if something comes up that's not really your thing, then no worries! 
    Sounds great, can't wait for the next post as helping others is a great thing to do and what you are doing is great. Keep it up! 
    Eleanor
  • EleanorEleanor Living the Zen life 🧘🏼‍♀️ Posts: 1,139 Wise Owl
    @GreenTea That would be amazing, thank you so much!!
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  • GreenTeaGreenTea ☕🌻☕ MidlandsPosts: 8,438 Legendary Poster
    Eleanor said:
    @GreenTea That would be amazing, thank you so much!!


    You're welcome :) 

    The scars you can't see are the hardest to heal.     

    Astrid Alauda

    Eleanor
  • MilsyRoseMilsyRose South East EnglandPosts: 193 Trailblazer
    I'll be looking out for the post!! :)
    Eleanor
  • Salix_alba_2019Salix_alba_2019 Posts: 926 Part of The Mix Family
    That's fantastic! I'd definitely love to help 😀
    Eleanor
  • SandyDaze12SandyDaze12 Posts: 10 Settling in
    (slams hand down on table) I'm in!
    I'm just doing my best, dammit! Is that good enough for you?
    ...Will it ever be good enough for you?
    Eleanor
  • EleanorEleanor Living the Zen life 🧘🏼‍♀️ Posts: 1,139 Wise Owl
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  • EleanorEleanor Living the Zen life 🧘🏼‍♀️ Posts: 1,139 Wise Owl
    @Mike Would you possibly be able to have a look at the message I've sent to @The Mix about this please 😄 I'm just making a plan so it would be great to know what I'm able to do, thank you! 
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  • Kasa2103Kasa2103 Posts: 4,162 Community Veteran
    This sounds like a great idea. Can I help out as well please?
    Everyone is special in their own way. We make each other strong (we make each other strong.) We're not the same. We're different in a good way. Together's where we belong. We're all in this together. Once we know. That we are. We're all stars. And we see that. We're all in this together. And it shows. When we stand. Hand in hand. Make our dreams come true.
  • EleanorEleanor Living the Zen life 🧘🏼‍♀️ Posts: 1,139 Wise Owl
    Of course you can! @Kasa2103 😄
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  • Kasa2103Kasa2103 Posts: 4,162 Community Veteran
    Thank you 
    Everyone is special in their own way. We make each other strong (we make each other strong.) We're not the same. We're different in a good way. Together's where we belong. We're all in this together. Once we know. That we are. We're all stars. And we see that. We're all in this together. And it shows. When we stand. Hand in hand. Make our dreams come true.
    Eleanor
  • Emoji246Emoji246 Posts: 307 The Mix Regular
    That sounds great can I help as well, please @Eleanor <3
  • EleanorEleanor Living the Zen life 🧘🏼‍♀️ Posts: 1,139 Wise Owl
    Of course @Emoji246
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    Emoji246
  • EleanorEleanor Living the Zen life 🧘🏼‍♀️ Posts: 1,139 Wise Owl
    edited September 10
    @caitlynBryan :) This is the post that other young people used to say they would like to be involved in the project. We then created a separate forum where only the users who expressed interested would be able to see the posts. I'll get you added into that forum :) 
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    caitlynBryan
  • coc0maccoc0mac Posts: 528 Incredible Poster
    This sounds brilliant! If I'm not too late, may I be involved too please? 
  • Kasa2103Kasa2103 Posts: 4,162 Community Veteran
    Everyone is special in their own way. We make each other strong (we make each other strong.) We're not the same. We're different in a good way. Together's where we belong. We're all in this together. Once we know. That we are. We're all stars. And we see that. We're all in this together. And it shows. When we stand. Hand in hand. Make our dreams come true.
  • EleanorEleanor Living the Zen life 🧘🏼‍♀️ Posts: 1,139 Wise Owl
    Of course @coc0mac 😊
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    coc0mac
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