The holiday season is the perfect opportunity to catch up, connect and check-in with those we love. But how do we do this with the teenagers in our life who are looking forward to spending more time with – you...Read More
We recently sat down with Nick, an experienced Raise Mentor to discuss his rewarding mentoring journey. Finding a purposeful path It’s been clearly identified that if you make an impact on a person at the earliest possible point then you...Read More
The best support we can offer young people during this stressful time is: open communication active and non-judgmental listening modelling positive behaviour Using these strategies can help our teens learn to regulate their own emotions, communicate effectively and build resilience by engaging in a positive support system. Below we have outlined some ways you can ease the transition back...Read More
We know COVID-19 is impacting young people and their families, but there is also hope for the future As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, we're seeing the damaging impacts lockdowns and uncertainty are having and will continue to have on young...Read More
A few years ago, while I was at university, we were tasked with writing an assignment on the barriers to mental health services for a specific group of people, so I chose to base my assignment on gender diverse young...Read More
Mentor Moments – Jane shares a heartfelt account of why she chose to mentor with Raise and how the journey has unfolded so far.
As a parent of two teenagers and the wife of a husband who battles with addiction and depression, I’ve had my share of challenges. Confronted by their father’s suicide note and disappearance, whilst we were beyond grateful to get him...Read More
Sophie chose to mentor with Raise because she wished she’d had someone to talk to when she was younger. “I just think that having someone to vent to or having some time to talk it all though would have been...Read More