Havering Mind Ready For Adulthood Programme

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Havering Mind Ready For Adulthood Programme

Jon Cruddas MP was recently contacted by Mind in Havering in regard to their upcoming “Ready For Adulthood” programme. The programme is a 6-week face-to-face programme which starts on Friday 4th November from 12:30-2:30pm. It will be held at Mind’s offices in Hornchurch at Harrow Lodge House, RM11 1JU.

The eligibility criteria for the programme is: Havering residents, aged 17-25, living with mild-medium mental health symptoms.

There are several topics that will be covered over the 6 weeks including:

  1. Introductory session: getting to know each other and establishing trust
  2. Improving two-way communication
  3. Increasing emotional resilience (including confidence, self-esteem and assertiveness)
  4. Wellbeing: food & mood, making connections, self-care
  5. Daily living skills and independence
  6. Creative arts taster session
  7. Planning for the future

There are still several places left on the course. To register your interest or find out more about the programme, please contact youngpeople@haveringmind.org.uk

Jon Cruddas MP: "The rates of individuals living with mental health issues is rapidly increasing, particularly in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and with the current cost-of-living crisis. Waiting lists are at an all-time high and it is a battle for many to receive support. The NHS are doing their best, but with consistent Government cuts, now totalling to over £330 million, they are in an impossible situation. 

I applaud the work of charities like 'Mind' in their plight to raise awareness and help address the crisis we are facing. I would encourage any of my constituents who are eligible for the programme and feel it could be beneficial, to register their interest."