awareness

Alex is on a mission to get young people talking about mental health

Inspired Youth are passionate about suicide prevention and have been involved in raising awareness supporting vital organisations like Papyrus. Over the last few years we have also been working in partnership with Andy Chapman, the suicide prevention lead for City Of York. Andy has been spear-heading the suicide prevention movement in York promoting and running… Read more »

09-03-2020

Colburn film inspires the community

A new film coproduced and written by young people has been launched in Colburn, Catterick Garrison. The powerful narrative was shaped and devised through creative workshops with inspired youth and themes were developed through working with artists such as Hip Hop artist Kritikal Powers, make-up artist Alexandra Nicole and photographer Scott Akoz. The moving narrative… Read more »

20-12-2019

Lizzie is overcoming adversity and following her dreams

Big thinking is proud to present a powerful short film featuring Lizzie who is receiving support through Action Towards Inclusion with an organisation that support lone parents called Aspire-igen. In this candid and inspiring short story Lizzie talks about her traumatic journey of recovery from domestic violence and how she is gaining 1-2-1 support from… Read more »

29-08-2019

Selby young people make film to challenge stereotypes

A film about perceptions of young people has been produced in Selby in coproduction with young people from the area. The powerful film produced through creative workshops with Inspired Youth explores issues important to young people from Selby and sets out to challenge negative stereotypes and fight stigma. The film is part of the Lost… Read more »

29-08-2019

Jo’s moving on up – new Big Thinking film

Big thinking is proud to present our latest short film featuring Jo who is receiving support through Action Towards Inclusion with an organisation called Scarborough & Ryedale Carers Resource. In this short film Jo talks about her journey and how she is gaining 1-2-1 support through S&R Carers Resource on the Action Towards Inclusion programme to help… Read more »

29-08-2019

Thinking Bigger – Inspirational project highlights real voices

Our Big Thinking participant engagement project gives people who are accessing support from Action Towards Inclusion a platform to speak their voice and share their experiences.  Through a series of creative workshops with participants and keyworkers on the programme from across York, North Yorkshire and East Riding, Inspired Youth have been listening to people share… Read more »

19-10-2018

Lost In Translation project launches

Inspired Youth are excited to announce our new Lost In Translation (LIT) project in partnership with The National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP). NCOP brings together 29 partnerships of universities, colleges and other local partners to deliver outreach programmes to young people aged 13-18. Working in close partnership with NCOP, Inspired Youth are co producing a powerful short… Read more »

19-10-2018

Young people shine in Selby Big Local film

A group of young people from Selby have produced a film that explores growing up in Selby. The film is a co production with Inspired Youth and produced in partnership with Selby Big Local and NYCC Selby Prevention Service. Big Local is an exciting opportunity for residents in 150 areas around England to use a… Read more »

17-07-2018

Suicide Prevention song and video Released

Paper Wings is a song written by Kritikal Powers and Golden Firs. The Paper Wings collaboration is a charity single in aid of PAPYRUS prevention of young suicide. You can download the track here all proceeds in aid of PAPYRUS https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/paper-wings-single/1305150430 PAPYRUS run HOPELineUK, a specialist telephone service staffed by trained professionals who give non-judgemental support,… Read more »

11-11-2017