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Project 5 Parent Workshop – Enabling your Child to Thrive and Survive Anxiety

June 27, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


1 in 8, 5-19-year-olds suffer from a mental disorder (NHS, 2018). Increased referrals to mental health services and CAMHS have reached the equivalent of 183 every day!
If your child suffers from stress and anxiety this is a practical workshop/information evening, to give parents and carers tools, awareness and confidence in talking and supporting their child through their emotions, behaviours and responses to their fears and worries.
Project 5 is a programme being delivered currently in schools. The programme is a series of 6 sessions, designed by JIGSAW Thornbury and influenced by Mind’s 5 ways to Wellbeing. The sessions run alongside a Journal and promotes awareness and resilience in managing anxiety in young people.

The evening will cover:
• What is Project 5 & session content
• The Adolescent Brain
• Anxiety Disorders
• Interventions and Resources
• There will also be an opportunity to discuss personal experiences and seek support from JIGSAW and other parents.

The evening is hosted by JIGSAW and Dr Vera Lees (Psychiatrist at CAMHS South Bristol)

(Base open from 6:30pm to meet Project 5 staff and review some of the resources
Workshop will commence at 7:00pm and go on no later than 9:00pm)


June 27, 2019
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


JIGSAW Thornbury Family Base
The Bakery Annexe, 4-7 Chapel Street
Thornbury, Bristol BS35 2BJ United Kingdom
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