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Core Activities

Caring Minds intend to provide the following support and activities:

  • Peer support and mentoring.
  • Sign posting.
  • Provide opportunities to develop life skills (e.g. first aid, healthy eating, budgeting, cooking).
  • Care to Plan, Plan to Care – formulating strategies for times of crisis.
  • Family Advocacy.
  • Participation in all aspects of the organisation.
  • Opportunities to be young people - through social, sport and leisure activities.
  • Information about mental illnesses.
  • Opportunities to talk to someone young people can trust and who understand their needs (as children and as carers), but who also understanding about mental health issues.
  • Targeted support - The 2001 census shows that most identified Young Carers are aged between twelve to fifteen years old.