Keep the date- Keep the date! 21/03/2020

The Safaplace 3rd  Annual Conference is coming soon to Stoke Newington School. This year’s conference is titled ‘Mind, Body, and Soul: Finding your safe place’ and will explore how creativity can support positive mental health and well being. There will be opportunities to practice mindfulness, listen to experts talk about good mental health and much,Continue reading Keep the date- Keep the date! 21/03/2020

For many people who have suffered bereavement or are struggling with depression, relationship problems or loneliness, this time of year can be exceptionally challenging

Watching others having fun, planning family gatherings and buying gifts and food for Christmas, can heighten feelings of loss and isolation. It is important to be aware that not everyone will be in a celebratory mood and be sensitive to those who, for whatever reason, find the festive period tough going. On our contact page,Continue reading For many people who have suffered bereavement or are struggling with depression, relationship problems or loneliness, this time of year can be exceptionally challenging

University guidance is published to help leaders prevent student suicides.

Universities UK and PAPYRUS, the UK’s national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide, have published guidance to help university leaders prevent student suicides. At least 95 university students took their own lives in the 2016–17 academic year. This guide provides a framework to understand student suicide, mitigate risk, intervene when students get intoContinue reading University guidance is published to help leaders prevent student suicides.

Looking for support?

The darker days and colder weather can bring with them a feeling of low spirits. Whether you’re concerned about yourself or a loved one, helplines and support groups can offer expert advice. This NHS website can point you in the right direction to get the help and support you need.Click here for website    

Launch of new mental health charity by Jonny Benjamin MBE

We were delighted to be invited to the launch of this new mental health charity yesterday. Beyond Shame Beyond Stigma aims to provide the help currently lacking in mental health provision by giving grants to organisations and charities that work with young people, their families and educators. Safaplace is looking forward to working with themContinue reading Launch of new mental health charity by Jonny Benjamin MBE