Taken from the November edition of YCW Magazine (Youth and Childre's Work
Recent research suggests that as many as 1 in 6 young people will experience an anxiety condition at some point in their lives. Liz Edge looks at how we can encourage the children and young people in our groups to talk about these issues and seek help where they need it.
Who shed more tears? My baby, or me? Probably me. I was pretty clueless on practicalities changing a nappy, for example. Could you fold a towelling nappy to fit a tiny bottom, then stick a giant safety pin in - to the nappy, not the baby...?
Still Valued and Blessed: Patrick Coghlan
Kevin Mayhew In the growing number of books written to help those in their senior years, this will not be a standout addition, yet it does provide a useful resource for those who minister to this significant age group.
'Exploring Emotional Health' Kevin Mayhew Blog
During my teenage years, I felt a void in discussions between my Christian faith and being diagnosed with both depression and anxiety. It was as if emotional health and God didn't mix; no one seemed to want to talk about both in the same conversation.
"Exploring Emotional Health" is a fantastic blend of wisdom, vital information and sensitively structured workshop sessions for young people.