Celebrating Our Journey: A Tribute to Men 2 Groups and the Path Forward with Mentell As we turn the pages of our collective journey, it's essential to pause and reflect on the paths we've traversed and the bridges we're crossing into new beginnings. The Men 2 Groups have been a beacon of hope and solidarity for many since their inception in September 2019, a time when the world seemed to close in on itself during the lockdown. This blog post is a tribute to every individual who has been a part of this incredible journey and a warm embrace of [...]
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Unlock your Happiness in 2024 with Rewrite Your Story: Introducing our New Psychoeducational Therapist-Led Group starting in January 2024! Life can be a rollercoaster, with ups and downs that impact our mood and well-being. Whether it's challenges in relationships, a tough day at work, financial stress, or parenting troubles, Rewrite Your Story is here to help you navigate through it all and discover the path to happiness. Starting in January 2024, Rewrite Your Story is excited to announce a groundbreaking initiative – a Psychoeducational Therapist-Led Group designed to empower individuals with the tools they need to transform their lives positively [...]
Rachel Perrett (COO at Therapy Partners), Billy (Paws 2 Learn, therapy dog) and Alan Heyes (Founder/Trustee of Rewrite Your Story). ‘Rewrite Your Story, a specialist young people's mental health charity based in Maidstone, Kent has received a generous donation of £1000 from John Lewis Bluewater, the UK’s largest employee-owned business and parent company of John Lewis Partnership and Waitrose. The donation was made as part of John Lewis Partnership’s ‘Community Matters’ scheme, which offers each Partner (staff member) the opportunity to vote for a local charity (or community group) to receive a grant. With a current focus of ‘Health and [...]
Around 400 men a year in the UK are diagnosed with breast cancerThis figure may seem low in comparison to the 55,000 women who are diagnosed with the disease every year, but this figure is still too high.Breast cancer in men is often discovered later, so it is vital that more men become aware of the causes and signs of breast cancer and what they can do to reduce their risk of getting this devastating disease.Find out more Key Facts sheet
The Transformative Power of Nutrition: Insights from Therapy Partners' Presentation at Simon Stock School Introduction: Recently, the students at Simon Stock School in Maidstone were privileged to attend a thought-provoking presentation by our nutritionist, Hannah. Her engaging talk at their recent sports day focused on the profound connection between nutrition and mental health, captivating over 1000 students with her wealth of knowledge and expertise. In this blog, we will delve into the key takeaways from Hannah's presentation and explore the transformative power of nutrition on mental well-being. Understanding the Mind-Body Connection: Hannah's presentation began by emphasising the crucial link between [...]
Rewrite Your Story: The Power of Therapy for Children and Young People in the UK Children and young people go through a lot of changes and challenges as they grow up. They may face difficulties in their personal relationships, academic performance, or emotional and mental health. These challenges can leave them feeling overwhelmed, stressed, anxious, or depressed, and affect their ability to function in their daily lives. This is where therapy comes in. Therapy is a form of treatment that can help children and young people deal with their emotional and mental health challenges. Therapy offers a safe and supportive [...]
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Frank Brake Community Fund Awards £6,000 To Rewrite your story to Support Children, Young People, and Teachers! We are thrilled to announce that the Frank Brake Community Fund has awarded us a generous grant of £6,000 to rewrite your story in order to better support children, young people, and teachers. With this funding, we will be able further roll out our whole school approach engaging with local schools offering counselling and providing valuable support psychoeducation resources and tools for teachers. We are grateful to the Frank Brake Community Fund for their unwavering support and commitment to improving the lives of [...]
Rewrite your story receives continuous funding from the Colyer Fergusson Charitable Trust At Rewrite Your Story, we are dedicated to supporting the mental health of young people and their families. We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to a generous donation from The Colyer Fergusson Charitable Trust. We were pleased to find out that we had been successful in securing continuous funding for the next 3 years to help support local Maidstone Schools and the contribution enables us to continue providing vital resources and support to those in need. The pandemic has only served to exacerbate the already alarming [...]
Our Work with The Molly McLaren Foundation A message from our founder Alan Heyes welcoming you to Mollyfest 2022 Thank you for visiting this webpage! I am delighted to welcome you all, both to this page and to Mollyfest 2022. You may have found this page by using the QR code on the card available at the event. This is my third Mollyfest and I am delighted to be here. The Molly McLaren foundation has supported Rewrite Your Story and Therapy Partners by working in Partnership to offer life changing clinical support, both for young people and their families who [...]