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Two of the young people who contributed to the report accepting their awards

Stacey and Dan

Congratulations to our Lived Experience Champions for winning a Barnardo's Excellence Award!

 15th December 2021

 

Four young people from Bristol have been awarded Barnardo’s Excellence Award for their work championing the health needs of care leavers.

Over the past year they have consulted their peers to look at ways to improve primary health services and mental health services.

 

In their report young people talk about;

  • Experiences of stigma

  • The service gap at age 18

The benefits to mental health of;

  • Social prescribing

  • Positive activities

  • Peer support 

 

They presented their report to local health providers, Bristol City Council, the board of the CCG and have been part of a national pilot.

We are really proud of their hard work and the report they produced.

You can read the report by clicking on PDF below

 

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