Kids Inspire Blog

All the latest news and views from Kids Inspire HQ

Brentwood half marathon & Fun Run… done!

High winds from storm Gareth couldn’t stop 24 half-marathon and 31 ‘fun runners’ completing their running challenge on behalf of Kids Inspire on Sunday 17 March. All runners representing the children’s charity – the youngest of which was eight years old – completed either the 3-mile fun run or the 13.1 mile half-marathon. Funds raised Read more about Brentwood half marathon & Fun Run… done![…]

Expert opinion: Relieving post-traumatic stress disorder

Members of the Somatic Experiencing Association (SEAUK) will hear how the charity Kids Inspire applies somatic experiencing (SE) to their work relieving children of the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), stress and overwhelm. The ninth SEAUK AGM will be hosted this Saturday, 16 March, with Sue Bell, Founder and CEO of Kids Inspire contributing Read more about Expert opinion: Relieving post-traumatic stress disorder[…]

Runners go the extra mile for children in Essex

Funds raised during the Brentwood-half marathon and Fun Run will go towards supporting children and young people with emerging mental health difficulties across Essex. Dozens of half-marathon and ‘fun runners’ taking part in the Sunday 17 March challenge will be representing Kids Inspire. Funds raised at the event won’t stop with sponsorship as dedicated volunteers Read more about Runners go the extra mile for children in Essex[…]

Spring Ball

Spring time is in full swing and there is yet another ball on the horizon Ladies Festival 2019 is to be hosted by Angel Lodge of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Essex and looks set to be an eventful night

Spotlight: Perrywood Garden Centre, Tiptree, Essex

We are delighted to have been chosen as one of Perrywood,Tiptree, charities of the year – an independent, family-owned garden centre and nursery. The family run team work to produce and source quality plants and products for homes and gardens. Located between Tiptree and Kelvedon (with a second garden centre in Sudbury), the popular garden centre and nursery has Read more about Spotlight: Perrywood Garden Centre, Tiptree, Essex[…]

What are we doing during Children’s Mental Health Week…

…We are busy delivering emotional trauma training to teachers and leaders in Essex, with the aim of making a positive difference to young lives in Essex. As adults we are often guilty of comparing life through photos and posts we see on social media, and we all know how tough life is for young people Read more about What are we doing during Children’s Mental Health Week…[…]

‘What’s it like to be me’: The premiere

Young people shared ‘their mental health story’ last night to a private screening cinema audience made up of close family, friends and funders. The premiere of the short film explored issues such as: Stress Anxiety Fear Panic Loneliness Poor body image Anger and aggression Risky behaviour Unsuitable relationships The Adolescent Brain And offered a raw Read more about ‘What’s it like to be me’: The premiere[…]