Upturn - Young Persons Service for 14 - 18


Advice and Guidance • Signposting • 1-1 and Group Support















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The Name ‘Upturn’ Project was chosen after speaking to some young people in our service.


It was felt that this is a punchy, easy to remember name, and the Thesaurus meaning of this word reflected the service:


Improvement – (your wellbeing)


Increase- (Increase your confidence and self-esteem)


Recovery- (learn the skills to aid your recovery)


Rise – (Rise above things that are holding you back )


This Project will run for an 18 month pilot. This will enable the gathering of Key information, statistics and outcomes information to pursue funding sources for the project.


The Upturn Project with work with Young People across the Boroughs of Fareham and Gosport.




* Advice and Guidance


* Signposting


* 1-1 work , teaching technique to better manage Mental health


* Young persons Groups – Wrap – Decider- Stress and Anxiety- Depression


* Develop Peer support


* Education- both pupils and staff in local schools and colleges.





Upturn Leaflet

Parents Carers Group

"I love to create videos that inspire people and make a difference to their lives. This is a short animation about what people go through all the time when it comes to mental health. It is such a horrible thing to go though and people have to go though it alone. You have no idea about what kind of help is out there for you and you are suffering from something that no one can see. I created this because no one ever talks about it and it affects almost everyone at some point in their life time. 'Upturn Young Peoples Service' has changed my life for the better and I wanted to get the message about the truth" - Service User

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