Norfolk and Suffolk mental health Youth Council

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust we provide mental health, substance misuse and learning disability services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

A film by members of Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s Youth Council based on their own experiences and the difference that participation has made to them.

Presented at the 3rd International Association for Youth Mental Health conference in Montreal on World Mental Health Day 10/10/2015.

Young Disabled People’s Forum, Norwich, Norfolk

Young Disabled People’s Forum, Norwich, Norfolk was filmed in 2012. It was part of the Disability Lib project. It features young disabled people developing their own agendas and social action on things that are important to them:

The Ainsley Teenage Action Group

The Ainsley Teenage Action Group (ATAG) was filmed for the BBC Grapevine programme in the early 1980’s. It features a group of young people on a social housing estate in Nottingham who were campaigning for their own youth club. Case studies of ATAG feature in both the Companion and Ideas and Outcomes books:

The Riddings, Derbyshire

The Riddings, Derbyshire – a group of children and young people carry out a survey on their social housing estate as part of their campaign for improved play facilities.  This was filmed by the children in the 1990’s:

Youth Dreamers

The Youth Dreamers are a group of students in grades seven through ten who decided that they wanted our voices to be heard.”

This documentary takes a look at the history of the Youth Dreamers and how they are currently in construction of a youth-run youth center. For more information log on to youthdreamers.org

This video was created by Stadium School Youth Dreamers, Inc., a youth-led nonprofit organisation in Baltimore, Maryland whose mission is to create a safe, stimulating place for young people after school and in doing so, change the often negative perception of youth held in our city. Youth Dreamers Dominique Davis, Miriam Harris, Christina Jackson and Keyani Kenny created this video specifically for RightSpace

Occupy Westminister

We set up camp in parliament square in protest against the savage cuts imposed upon disabled people since 2010  #OccupyWestminster