Children in Science Class

Children and Young People.

The Full Story

Adverse Childhood  Experiences [ACES]

What we experience or are exposed to as a child or young person can have a detrimental effect on

our mental and physical health as both a child and later on in adulthood.

This may impact severely our ability to achieve our potential.  

Some of these areas could be:

Being subjected to physical sexual and/or emotional abuse.

Exposure to drugs and alcohol in the family.

Family members being involved in the Criminal Justice System, serving a prison sentence.

Having a close family member with a several mental health issue.

Breakup in a family through divorce, death or being taken into the care system.

Bereavement.

WELLBEING WARRIORS

This is a programme of between 8-10 sessions training children/young people to recognise

when their peers may be upset anxious or worries and gives them the confidence to approach

and support  them.

Each Warrior is equipped with:

- understanding and knowledge 

- an identification lanyard

- information give out

- a folder with more information

and works with teachers and other staff in the school being available through playground duty

on a daily basis. 

Wellbeing Warriors at
Colley at Primary School

Thirteen year 5 and 6 pupils ready to support their peers and teaching staff.

WELLBEING WARRIORS

Could your school benefit from this programme?

ABSOLUTELY.

Will it cost a lot to buy in?

NO THIS IS REASONABLY PRICED AND GOOD VALUE

What are the benefits?

YOU WILL BE PROTECTING THE MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

and

HELPING THEM TO SUPORT THEIR PEER

WANT TO FIND OUT MORE?

Contact sandra.vaughan@blackcountrymentalhealth.org.uk

Telephone: 01384 685061 (directline)

Mobile: 07951580792

Charity Number 1002257