Heads Up Partnership

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About Organisation

HeadsUp is a new specialist young people’s mental health service provided by four local organisations; Mind in Harrow, Centre for ADHD and Autism Support, the Mosaic LGBT Youth Centre, Paiwand and the WISH Centre.


Who is the service for?
HeadsUp is a free and confidential service for young people aged 13-25 in Harrow. The service aims to support young people in Harrow to improve their mental health, resilience and to build their self-esteem.

What do we offer?
The service provides peer-led mental wellbeing workshops and specialist one-to-one and group sessions tailored for young people from the LGBT+ community, young people from refugee and asylum seeking families and those with a diagnosis/suspected diagnosis of ADHD or Autism.

- Mind in Harrow provide peer-led mental wellbeing workshops to 13-25 year olds in schools, colleges and youth services. These workshops will support young people to learn coping strategies, helping them look after their mental health and build emotional resilience.

- The Mosaic LGBT Youth Centre support LGBT+ young people to build self-esteem and confidence through a mix of one-to-one sessions and weekly youth club sessions that provide a variety of workshops.

- Centre for ADHD and Autism support provide a mix of one-to-one mentoring sessions, courses and groups to help young people with a diagnosis or suspected diagnosis of ADHD and/or autism build their resilience and learn mental health coping strategies.

- Paiwand offers culturally tailored one-to-one and group therapeutic support to young people from refugees or asylum seeking families and unaccompanied minors to help them manage stress and build self-esteem and resilience.

- The WISH Centre supports children and young people ages 11- 19 years who self-harm or have experience of sexual exploitation, abuse or neglect. We provide long term, open ended therapy both in schools and at our Centre, and have peer support groups, outreach and digital out of hours help.


How do I access HeadsUp?
To refer to HeadsUp, for further information on referrals, service criteria and what we offer, please contact the Single Point of Access, Mind in Harrow:

Tel 020 8515 7853 Email info@mindinharrow.org.uk

If you would prefer to contact one of our specialist services directly, their contact details are provided below:

• Centre for Autism & ADHD Tel: 020 8429 1552 enquiries@adhdandautism.org

• Mosaic Youth Centre Tel: 0800 161 5428 info@mosaicyouth.org.uk

• Paiwand Tel 020 8905 8770 info@paiwand.com

The WISH Centre Tel: 020 8416 7277 info@thewishcentre.org.uk


Heads Up Partnership


https://www.headsupharrow.uk/

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