For #BlackHistoryMonth Peer Power Youth celebrated the recent work of young partners in the NHS Violence Reduction Programme where they led engagement workshops with their peers in local communities. Peer Power’s young partners co-produced planned and facilitated these sessions.
I recently joined the NHS London Violence Reduction Programme as the Clinical Lead for mental health. It’s a great role and I am excited about the work and the challenges in front of me. I am a psychologist in a forensic mental health service and improving mental health to support a reduction in violent behaviour is something I have felt strongly about for a long time.
Streetbase is a street based, Young Advisor’s, peer-to-peer outreach programme that helps support young people and addresses serious youth violence. Currently funded by the London Violence Reduction Programme Vanguard, Streetbase recruits and coordinates young people to go out and talk with other young people in the borough…
We are delighted to announce as part of our Mental Health Trauma workstream, letters of intention for funding have been sent to Major Trauma Centre’s (MTCs) to pilot for two years, the integrated model of care for physical and psychological trauma care which can be then stepped up when a major incident occurs.