Top tips for staying mentally well during the COVID-19 lockdown
28th April 2020 - Written by Amy, a former KidsTime Workshop attendee
Amy (name changed) has attended our KidsTime Workshops and has kindly shared her thoughts on how young people might adapt to the current lockdown due to COVID-19. Read her tips on the link below.
Reasons why I stand up for the rights of children who have a parent with a mental illness
12th July 2018 - Written by Ambeya Begum
Life is tough for parents with a mental illness – but it’s also tough for their children.
It is impossible to make this issue go away so I feel it’s my duty to raise awareness of it, so these children get the support they need to help them through.
Ambeya on winning ‘Young Student Volunteer’ at the Westminster Community Awards
2nd July 2017 - Written by Ambeya Begum
I do not do what I do for appreciation or recognition, but when I found myself being celebrated at an award ceremony, where the Lord Mayor of Westminster, the director of communities and chief executives, were congratulating me for the time and dedication I give to Our Time, it made me realise that it isn’t officials or leaders who create change.