May 15th, 2018

This week is #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, and this year’s focus is on stress. At The Well Centre, our youth health centre in south London, young people can see a youth worker, counsellor and doctor under one roof. Our team meet young people suffering from stress and other mental health problems and give them the time to talk in […]

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April 24th, 2018

Redthread Youth Ltd is a registered charity in England and Wales (charity registration number: 1051260). Our mission is to empower young people to thrive as they navigate the challenging transition from adolescence to adulthood, by integrating trauma-informed youth work into the health sector. We collect some personal data from our supporters so that we can […]

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Redthread’s response to the Serious Violence Strategy

April 10th, 2018

We welcome the Home Office’s focus on serious violence in this week’s announcement of the Serious Violence Strategy. Last month, we hosted Home Office Ministers Victoria Atkins MP and Nick Hurd MP at St Mary’s Hospital, where they met some of our front-line staff and spoke to them about our work with vulnerable young people […]

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Redthread team start work in Queen’s Medical Centre

April 5th, 2018

The three-year pilot of our Youth Violence Intervention Programme is now underway in Queen’s Medical Centre. A Team Leader, two Youth Workers and a Programme Coordinator have now started work  in the Emergency Department meeting young people aged 11 – 24 who have been the victim of a serious assault including stabbings, gun crime, sexual assault and […]

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Youth Violence Intervention Programme expands to Homerton Hospital

March 29th, 2018

We are delighted to announce we have secured the necessary funding to expand our Youth Violence Intervention Programme to Homerton University Hospital. In 2016, 364 young people aged 11 to 24 attended Homerton University Hospital with assault-related injuries. We know that young people attend their local A&E four or five times before attending a Major Trauma […]

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