Let them Try – Can Young Adults Change the World?

Last week was a very challenging one in my day job. One of my lovely Schools had to deal with a very tragic event which rocked the school and its students. The school was exemplary in its handling of the situation and had already accessed all relevant crisis support teams to help students out. As […]

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Abuse -the soft signs

Abuse – what is it and how do we deal with it? Anyone who has been watching the news this week may have heard the term “Coercive Control” Coercive Control falls under new legislation which makes it illegal for your partner to abuse you using softer tactics than physical abuse. The new behaviours which are […]

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Gee – A real life story – Part 2

Following the success of the first part of Gee’s Story, I feel honoured to share her next chapter with you. It’s almost impossible to sum up in a relatively short blog post, the trials and triumphs of Gee and many others like her but i’ll give it a try. Please also look out for another […]

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Gee – A Real life story

I feel blessed to be able to do a job I love and to have met and continue to meet the super heroes that share part of their journey with me. The icing on the cake for me is that a few of these amazing individuals have agreed to share their stories with me. I’ll […]

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It’s Always the Quiet ones…

Focus on what’s NOT being said by teenagers During my first aid training (many years ago!), the first thing we learned was that if faced with multiple casualties; we check the quiet ones first. They are the ones who may not be breathing or conscious. If someone can shout, they’re alive. I was inspired to […]

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