10 tips for sexual abuse prevention
Info that helps caregivers feel empowered. Specific strategies for how to talk with children about this difficult topic, how to respond if abuse is suspected. Identify misinformation that puts children at greater risk.
When do your secrets hurt your wellbeing?
While there is nothing inherently wrong with having secrets - it depends what the secret is and what revealing involves - the more burdensome it is for you to keep, the more likely it will affect your well-being.
Wysa - Ai-based mental health support
In a real-world evaluation of effectiveness, users who used the app regularly showed a 40% improvement in self-reported symptoms of depression when compared to infrequent users.
Forgiveness versus revenge
..as responses to victimization. Compared with revenge, forgiveness was more effective at restoring sense of humanity - less self-harm, greater sense of belonging and greater importance of moral identity.
Trauma as a place of service
There are many in this world who suffer from totally undeserved injustice and trauma. If we, as the body of Christ, look to suffering humanity, we would realise that trauma is perhaps the greatest mission field of the 21stC.
R;pple - suicide prevention technology
Alice Hendy lost her brother Josh, 21, on 25/11/2020 to suicide. Josh had been researching how to take his own life via harmful internet searches. In order to prevent more suicides, Alice set up R;pple to discretely intercept harmful searches.
Create a gratitude wall
One or a number of linked blackboards labelled 'Today, I am grateful for..'. People write their answers in chalk on the board(s). Many benefits inc freeing from toxic emotions, appreciation of people, improved mental health..
Online - Fleetwood: connecting stakeholders to support the growth of the community
In the session we will provide a brief overview of the Little Book (See blog Working in partnership for positive health - stories from Fleetwood
) and talk about the Healthier Fleetwood programme from the perspective of professional stakeholders (People and organisations who have worked with Healthier Fleetwood). We will cover what Healthier Fleetwood is and how it positioned itself in a way to connect and support the local community in the UK coastal town of Fleetwood. We will highlight some of the key insights to replicate the programme in other UK towns moving forward and provide access to the Little Book and other material.
This session is for organisations, policymakers, local authorities, public health organisations, NHS professionals, Voluntary Sector Organisations and any other relevant stakeholders with interest in developing a community programme to support the community.