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raised of £2,000 target by 22 supporters

Weʼre raising £2,000 to To help fund Shine Bright (NS) CIC's, children and young people's Mental Wellbeing programmes and ongoing Peer Support Groups in Leeds.

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Shine Bright CIC recognises the increased need within communities for emotional, mental and social wellbeing support and aims to alleviate some of the overwhelm felt across communities due to the recent pandemic.

Shine Bright provides group and individual therapeutic wellbeing support that aids children, young people and families to transform their wellbeing together. The support teaches communities to self-care, to get well and stay well, to support others and to prevent crisis now and in their future.

Support is offered through creative and activity based individual therapeutic support sessions, a structured 12-week peer support group programme, an ongoing peer support group for all and the opportunity to become a trained volunteer peer facilitator.

Shine Bright is guided by the ethics of WRAP© (an evidenced based wellness programme ) and the benefits of peer support and skills and strengths of its communities.

" I lost my personality and who I was through bullying. WRAP has given me my confidence back. I am now a WRAP facilitator and have run my first group. It is great to be able to help others. My confidence is great and even my head teacher has told me I am an asset to my new school" 14 yr old, Male

By providing support at the right time in the right way, in a creative, relaxed, non-judgmental environment Shine Bright helps communities to be the expert of their own wellness, have their voice heard and plan for a crisis. It teaches communities how to not only influence their own future health, life choices and aspirations but also others.

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    • Lynn


      Jul 19, 2022


    • Lynn


      Jun 19, 2022

      A little to help for the confidence you bring to young people


    • Anonymous


      Jun 15, 2022

      Thank you Nicola, for the wonderful work you and your team do, you make such a positive difference to the lives of young people


    • Lynn


      May 15, 2022


    • Anonymous


      Apr 30, 2022

    • Judith


      Apr 30, 2022

      Great work keep on making my child smile


    • Liz Foody

      Liz Foody

      Apr 29, 2022

      Thank you for everything that you do. x


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    Nicola  Swales

    Nicola Swales

    Leeds, UK

    I am a qualified Youth and Community Development Manager, with 20 years experience working across the health, wellbeing and bereavement sector. I am an advanced WRAP facilitator and draw on the benefits of this wellness programme and my specialisms within Shine Bright (NS) CIC

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