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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...

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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...

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....

Tier 3 Restrictions for Stoke on Trent
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Tier 3 Restrictions for Stoke on Trent

As we leave lockdown and enter into Tier 3, it may be helpful to remind ourselves of the new rules. Tier 3 is classed as (Very High Alert), some of the main restrictions are: We can’t meet socially indoors or outdoors with anybody who we do not live with. Although, we can meet with people...

Speak Up Space is extending!
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Speak Up Space is extending!

Starting from Monday 30th of November Speak Up Space is extending to offer some daytime support as part of the Winter Wellness Project 2020. 5 days a week during part of the school/college day young people across Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire will be able to book a chat with one of our team up until 31st...