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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...

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021
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Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

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...

Winter Wellness Project
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Winter Wellness Project

The Winter Wellness Project is here to support young people under 18, across Stoke-On-Trent and Staffordshire until 31.03.2021. Speak Up Space is offering instant messaging support during school hours for this limited time only to help young people during these challenging times. You can book these sessions via the website here. We’ve made the following...

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...

Opening Times Over Christmas
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Opening Times Over Christmas

Speak Up Space is closing on the 24th of December 2020 at 12pm and will be back open on the 2nd of January 2021 at our usual times of 8pm until 11pm. If you need any support while we are closed please contact childline on 0800 1111 who are open from 7:30am until 3:30pm everyday....

Christmas Eve Opening Times!
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Christmas Eve Opening Times!

As it’s christmas eve we are changing our opening times for that day. Instead of being open from 4pm until 9pm, we will be changing our opening times to 10am until 12pm., on christmas eve only!

How to cope with christmas
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How to cope with christmas

We know that for some people Christmas can be a really hard time. We wanted to share some ways that can help you cope if you find yourself struggling over the Christmas period. Looking after your mental health is as important as ever at Christmas time. Take some time away from other people. Often on...