HOPE is here to work with families with current and growing concerns, that maybe are in crisis at home, frustrated by rejected referrals or are on an endless waiting list to be seen by CAMHS. Struggling to help their child suffering from a mental Health symptom.
Pressures such as:
High functioning ASD, ADHD, ADD,OCD
Borderline personality disorder (BPD)
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
That can cause:
Hope's aim is to be there to offer early intervention to those families who are worried, not knowing what to do, reaching out but not being heard. We understand the frustration, fear and pressure that it brings to everyone involved.
Our Way to help, heal and bring HOPE
HOPE Charity Project offers support groups and organised sessions for young people and their family. Which includes
Connecting families to build support networks for each other.
Meeting up socials with others connected with the HOPE Charity Project who understand, care and want to help with their time and sharing of experiences.
Coffee morning meet ups
Online video link up support groups#
All our counselling /therapy sessions are led by registered counsellor who all specialise in mental health & family pressured issues.
We offer private 1-1 sessions
Online professionally led group support for –
Extended family members (to guide on how they can ‘usefully’ help)
These are available at our very relaxed and beautiful set up locations. Here activity can be led by how you feel in the moment. As much or as little conversation, interaction, participation as feels able and willing. We are a no pressure, inviting, caring place to receive comfort and effortless achievement. A simple change of scenery.
agricultural / forestry/gardening
With cups of tea & cake on tap
A growing amount of studies has shown that pets can help with numerous issues linked to mental health from depression and post-traumatic stress disorder to addictions, stress and feelings of loneliness.
The companionship of an animal can offer comfort, help ease anxiety and build self-confidence for people anxious about going out into the world. Because animals/pets live in the moment—they don’t worry about what happened yesterday or what might happen tomorrow—the are in the now always and are a natural distraction and great at making you smile..
So many young people have creative skill that all to often go unoticed. We believe that highlighting creative passions are key to building confidence and self belief. As well as introducing creative/artistic activities that may not before been considered as a hobbie or escape from day to day stresses.
Community support locations (on line video link up'- run by counsellor )
A relaxed. Welcoming walk in opportunity to sit and talk about what you are going through with a fellow parent/ adult who completely understands and ‘gets’ your situation.