Imagining Futures is a programme combining mental wellness strategies and arts practice for young women living in Lambeth or Southwark.
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Imagining Futures uses drama, creative writing, music, photography and film combined with dialectical behaviour therapy and mindfulness to support mental wellness of young women aged 14-18. The project supports young women whose immediate and longer-term mental health may be affected by issues including self-harm, social exclusion, exploitation, vulnerability, deprivation and gang association.
This project is aimed at young women who live in Southwark or Lambeth and have a history of self-harm or are at risk of self-harm.
Project information for Participants (Click to find out more about being in Imagining Futures)
Information for Referrers (Click if you want to refer a young woman to Imagining Futures)
The second year of weekly workshops will run from March – December 2020 and take place at Mountview Drama School in Peckham.
Weekly workshops will:
- Use creative writing, photography and drama with DBT and mindfulness.
- Aim to build self-esteem, empathy and confidence.
- Be a caring, supportive and safe environment.
- Develop group skills and social behaviour.
Email Vikki.Moorhouse@ovalhouse.com for more information or text 07493272294. To apply visit the SLAM website and fill in a short form.