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Stoke-on-Trent College Support
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Stoke-on-Trent College Support

This week we were invited into Stoke-on-Trent College to meet some students and promote the support that we offer to local young people. We met some fantastic young people and watched them take part in a crossbar challenge & penalty shootout hosted by Stoke City FC. It underlined the positive impact that physical activity can...

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 (10th-16th May)
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Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 (10th-16th May)

This week it’s Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 (10th-16th May 2021) and we wanted to remind you that we are here to listen to you and support you 7 days per week. If it’s important to you then you can chat to us. If you haven’t used Speak Up Space before, or even if you...

Children’s Mental Health Week
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Children’s Mental Health Week

From the 1st to the 7th of February 2021 it’s Children’s Mental Health Week. Speak Up Space have joined together with our partners Stay Well, The Dove Service & Changes as well as Savana to promote all of the local services that are available to support you. Find out more here about what’s on offer...

Lockdown can be Confusing . . .
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Lockdown can be Confusing . . .

This week we have all been moved into lockdown until at least February 15th so that we can limit the spread of coronavirus and help protect the NHS. There have been so many changes recently with all the different Tiers in Stoke-on-Trent that it’s easy to feel confused about what we can and can’t do...

We are increasing our daytime hours from 04.01.21
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We are increasing our daytime hours from 04.01.21

From the 4th of January 2021 until the 31st of March 2021 Speak Up Space is increasing the number of hours that we offer support during the school day as part of the Winter Wellness Project. From January you can book a 45 minute 1-2-1 online support session via our instant messaging service here The...

Stay Well Launch Christmas Tree Drawing Competition
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Stay Well Launch Christmas Tree Drawing Competition

Our partners over at Stay Well & ChangesYP have launched a competition to design and draw your own Christmas Tree. The competition is open to 8-18 year olds with prizes on offer in the following 2 different age group categories: 8-11 year olds & 11-18 year olds. There are also certificates for all who enter....

New Support Services Launching Monday 30.11.20 across Staffordshire
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New Support Services Launching Monday 30.11.20 across Staffordshire

Speak Up Space, as part of North Staffs Mind, have joined forces with partners Changes and Dove to successfully secure additional funding to provide mental wellbeing services to professionals, carers and young people living in Staffordshire throughout the Winter of 2020/21. The services are part of the Winter Wellness Project 2020 and are designed to help...

Things to do in Tier 2 . . .
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Things to do in Tier 2 . . .

So at the weekend Stoke-on-Trent was moved into Tier 2. Check what Tier your area is in by clicking here and entering your postcode. We ALL have to remember to socially distance, wash/sanitize our hands regularly and wear face masks/coverings but in Tier 2 there are a few more rules too. Check the Tier 2...

World Mental Health Day
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World Mental Health Day

Today is World Mental Health Day – an opportunity to raise awareness around mental health and highlight ways that we can all improve and support our own well-being. Whether it’s your own mental health or someone else’s who you care about, try and take the time to “do one thing” today to support & improve...