I came across an inspiring site today.  It is a great model!

Their vision is “of a society that promotes and protects good mental health for all children and young people. A society where children’s views are respected and they are loved, safe and enjoy life.”

  • To improve life chances for children and young people at risk of and experiencing difficulties with mental and emotional health
  • To achieve better outcomes for parents and families who engage with children’s mental health services
  • To promote the good mental health and emotional well-being of all children

Their “Young People” section is user friendly and my own students (youth-at-risk) find it useful. LINK

I like that they highlighted the following:

To celebrate youth, mental health, and the use of art to heal, I am sharing a detail below from my student Alicia’s latest painting.  Love, Katarina

To read more about Katarina’s sock creations, go to POST STREET

To read more about Katarina’s work with sock monkey/art therapy for at-risk youth go to SOCK MONKEY MONTHLY

To read more about Katarina’s art therapy and visual art, go to KATARINA’S ART BLOG