1 in 6 young people are affected by mental health issues, according to the Mental Health Foundation. There’s some evidence that creative activities like painting, drawing and writing can have a positive impact on mental wellbeing.
This week’s Hot Topic was a discussion about online safety and cyber security! As a group, we feel this is a very important issue for young people, especially with so much of our lives happening online right now due to Covid-19.
We’ve had the same dilemma as everyone else over the past year: how do you adapt to life online? Since moving our youth group sessions online, we’ve had to get creative about what activities we can offer our young people.