Kids Inspire helps disadvantaged young people turn their lives around and gives them back their future.
We support young people across Essex who are at an educational, social and/or economic disadvantage resulting from trauma or emerging mental health issues. For example they may have experienced sexual or domestic abuse, separation anxiety or significant loss.
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Today, after all children have left a local school in the Basildon area, our Clinical team will be delivering level one of our first ever emotional trauma training. Sue Bell and Dimitra Theodoropoulou, in their roles as experienced psychotherapists, will be presenting to 30 teaching staff guiding them through the unpredictability of traumatic life events Read more about Emotional trauma training[…]
Yesterday, on World Mental Health Day and with leading ladies from across Essex in attendance, Ruthie Henshall hosted a celebratory lunch in recognition of 100 years since the suffragettes secured ‘the vote’ for women. 100 years ago, women up and down the country came together collectively to be heard and to effect change. Similarly, World Read more about Ruthie hosts lunch to celebrate the unity of collective voice this #Worldmentalhealthday[…]
Wednesday 10 October is #WorldMentalHealthDay or to us at Kids Inspire ‘World Mental Wellness day’. Like physical health, we also have mental health. Our mental health consists of our feelings, thinking’s, emotions and our moods. Feeling down, angry and stressed is a normal part of life, as is feeling happy, confident and carefree sometimes. Our Read more about World Mental Health Day[…]
First things first… it’s appeal week for Global’s Make Some Noise, and all week you can hear snippets of our young people broadcast on our local radio – Heart Essex. Tune in now! Background We initially heard about Global’s Make Some Noise by listening in to our local radio station – Heart Essex – back Read more about Funder spotlight: Global’s Make Some Noise[…]
If you have five minutes, listen in below to hear highlights from Sue’s interview with BBC Essex ahead of the ‘Kids in Crisis’ documentary on BBC Panorama (Monday 24 September) “We work really hard to help them to see the point and to find some self esteem and self worth.” – Sue Bell, our Founder Read more about Our say on #KidsInCrisis[…]
… and what a year of celebrations we have had! Our year started with a HUGE 10th anniversary cake, and has ended with our Clinical Team being shortlisted in the in the Stay Well category in the Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group’s Marvels of Mid Essex Community Awards. Results will be announced this week – Read more about Today marks our 11th anniversary[…]
Leaving a gift to Kids Inspire will help us to continue to be there for young people and their families Today marks the start of Remember a Charity week 10-16 September 2018 – a charity sector campaign dedicated to how we can ‘pass on something wonderful’ We have not spoken about leaving a gift or ‘legacy’ to Read more about Remember a Charity Week[…]
Our Founder and Clinical Director Sue Bell, and two of her clients were recently selected by Peter Levine, PHD, Founder of Somatic Experiencing Trauma to present at a Case Consult during Dr.Levine’s recent visit to the UK. Somatic Experiencing (SE) is a pioneering whole person approach to physical and psychological symptoms of stress, shock and trauma. Knowledge of Read more about Case consult for Sue Bell with Peter Levine[…]
Ruthie Henshall – Patron of Kids Inspire – visited headquarters this week to take part in a dedicated outdoor Lunch Club with children from the local community. An accomplished actress, Ms Henshall is aware of the importance of involving children in the arts as a means of expression. Ruthie dug deep in the hands-on-learning experience Read more about Stage starlet gets hands dirty at outdoor Lunch Club[…]
Kids Inspire are delighted to have been chosen as one of the Mayor of Chelmsford, Cllr. Yvonne Spence, chosen charities for 2018/19 alongside the Dementia Unit at Broomfield Hospital. Over the coming year we will be working alongside the Mayor’s committee, chaired by the Mayor’s consort John Spence and Deputy Mayor Christine Garratt, to raise Read more about Mayor’s Charity of the Year[…]