Information Sessions on Young People’s Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Issues

30 May 2017

 

Details on the next Information and Support Sessions for Parents and Carers who wish more information or are concerned about their pre teen or teenager’s Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health.

 

     

A session is being run to provide Information and Support Sessions for Parents and Carers who wish more information or are concerned about their pre teen or teenager’s Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health.

It will take place on Friday the 16th of June 2017, 9:30-11:30am, Goodtrees Neighbourhood Centre, 5 Moredunvale Place, Edinburgh, EH17 7LB (Parking is available at the venue, Bus Routes: Lothian buses 3, 8, 33)

This session is an opportunity for parents and carers to meet other parents and supportive professionals in a safe relaxed environment. Parents and carers of 11-18 year olds from in and around Edinburgh are welcome to attend any of the sessions. 

This month's theme is Self Harm:

This session will hopefully increase parents and carers understanding about Self Harm and offer some practical ways they can help young people who may consider or display self-harming behaviour.  

The session will be facilitated by Lucia Romeou Somma from the Penumbra Edinburgh Self Harm Project. Lucia provides information, advice and support to parents and family members of young people who self-harm and has lived experience of self-harm and recovery.

Anyone who would like to attend please contact Jillian Hart at jillian.hart@edinburgh.gov.uk


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