mental health charity unveils ambassadors scheme
Burnham-On-Sea charity set up in memory of a teenager who took his
own life is to inviting local people to join its new 'ambassadors
Marks, 18, took his own life in September 2014 and the charity 'In
Charley's Memory' was set up using his name to support young people
and those affected by mental health.
to funding from Sedgemoor District Council, the charity is looking
for people over the age of 18 to join their Ambassadors scheme.
will receive training in Mental Health First Aid as well as resources,
support and ongoing mentoring," explained Joanna Burridge-Clayton
from the group.
of their role is to increase awareness of mental health issues amongst
their peers and to help tackle the stigma around mental health issues."
will take place on 10th and 17th December from 9.30am-4pm. Please
contact In Charley's Memory for more information on 01278 773403.