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Children's Mental Health Week


Streets of Growth stands firmly committed to the well-being of the young minds we serve. This week serves as a crucial reminder of the importance of nurturing and safeguarding the mental health of our young people, fostering environments that allow them to flourish emotionally and socially.

As we observe Children's Mental Health Week, Diane Peters, CEO of Streets of Growth, emphasizes the critical role we play in nurturing the well-being of young people. She believes that fostering mental resilience is a shared responsibility, stating

"The mental health of young people shapes the future of our society. Investing in their well-being today ensures a more resilient and compassionate tomorrow. This week serves as a poignant reminder to prioritize the mental health of children and young people, equipping them with the tools they need to navigate life's challenges and build a foundation for a brighter future."


Darren Way, the founder of Streets of Growth, currently spearheading the AR-CX Unit, is deeply passionate about shedding light on the challenges surrounding the mental well-being of young individuals, stated

"After 28 years of working with vulnerable young people, Two things that are key to improving mental health is believing what you have to say is important and finding someone who you can TRUST who will really LISTEN to you.

In the words of Koyes Ali, our dedicated frontline intervention director at Streets of Growth, "Children's Mental Health Week is a crucial annual reminder to prioritize the well-being of our young people. It's not just a week; it's a collective commitment to building resilient foundations, ensuring our children grow into emotionally empowered leaders of tomorrow."


As Majeda Begum, our esteemed Team Manager and Senior Youth Intervention Coach at Streets of Growth, aptly puts it, "Children's Mental Health Week serves as a powerful catalyst for emphasizing positive behavioural change in the mental well-being of our young people. It is a dedicated opportunity to renew our commitment to fostering constructive emotional resilience, paving the way for a future where our young people embrace positive mental health practices and thrive."


In our ongoing commitment to the mental well-being of young people, our Intervention Service remains steadfast in our efforts to provide comprehensive support. Children's Mental Health Week serves as a poignant reminder that collective action is essential to creating a society where every young person can thrive emotionally and mentally.

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