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.
How do you conduct youth work during a pandemic? Since March last year, we’ve had to get creative here at Connect Alloa about how we engage with our young people. From coming up with new online-friendly activities to hosting Walk and Talk meet ups last summer, it’s been a bit of a learning curve for us all!