Meole Brace School Science College
Today Mark spent some time with the Yr 11s at Meole Brace School teaching them about anxiety disorders and how to help themselves and others cope. This included the muscle relaxation, the diaphragmatic breathing and the very basics of cognitive behavioural therapy. This was a great first workshop with Meole Brace School and we look forward to the next ones.
Faculty of Public Health Exhibition and Conference
No Panic was very happy to be invited to the FPH’s exhibition and conference. We were part of a large group of attending exhibitors, delegates and the general public. We made significant contacts with lots of organisations including the Unite Union, the Childhood Tumour Trust, the Teen Health Guide and many others. We are hoping to see lots of contacts and opportunities come in from this event. We also welcomed the views, interest and time taken by the professionals of various public health fields that attended the event.
No Panic was honoured by the Provincial Grand Lodge of Shropshire Freemasons’ this morning (Monday 19th June). We were most grateful to receive their grant to us and the hospitality.
Woodside Primary School
No Panic spent the afternoon with the lovely staff of Woodside Primary School on Thursday 8th June. Where we did some training on anxiety, No Panic and first steps coping strategies. We are also very thankful for a kind and generous donation from them.
The Young Health Champions
The Shropshire Young Health Champions have been working to raise money for a pilot project of a young people’s helpline targeted at the adolescent age group. So that they can have assistance with their anxiety, phobias, panic, OCD or any other neuroses, before they become a big problem and after. To raise the money the health champions held a music and drama extravaganza which was a great evening. To read the full write up that we have done please click on the buttons below. The write up on the event is not yet available and will be added when it becomes available.Shropshire Young Health Champions & No Panic
4th February – Time to Talk Day at New College
No Panic was invited to hold an information stall at New College in Telford and speak to students who were on health courses about No Panic, anxiety and what you can do about anxiety right now. Mark spent the afternoon there giving out lots of information and talking to the students about anxiety. He even got a picture of No Panic’s Stall.
15th June – Shropshire Freemasons
No Panic was invited to the Provincial Grand Lodge of Shropshire to their Grants Presentation where Provincial Grand Master the Right Worshipful Brother Peter Allan Taylor and the President of the Shropshire Masonic Charitable Association the Very Worshipful Brother Roger Bretnall Pemberton awarded No Panic with a £500 grant to help it continue its services. Mark was their to accept the grant and make a short speech to those in attendance informing them about no Panic and thanking the Provincial Grand Lodge.
20th March – Bartley Green School
No Panic answered a request from the school to talk to the year 11s about exam anxiety. Mark the Membership Secretary spoke to four groups of about thirty year eleven students about anxiety, and the best ways to combat it. Which includes getting enough sleep the day before and not staying up until 3am trying to do that last minute revision as that will just reduce your exam performance. Mark ended each of his four sessions by teaching the students the muscle relaxation technique so that they can be take advantage of a relaxed mind and increase their exam performance.
13th December 2014 – Snowdon Hike
On 13th December 2014 two members of No Panic along with their friends and family climbed up Mount Snowdon to raise money for No Panic. They had been gaining sponsors before the hike. They used Just Giving as their main donation and sponsorship source and raised £819.11. If you would like to read the whole story click the segment title.Read about Rebecca & Michelle’s Snowdon Hike
26th October 2014 – Charity Fun Ride
On 26th October 2014 the Office Manager Michelle held a charity fun ride to raise money for the charity. They rode 12 Miles in Halloween fancy dress and raised £288.90. Have a look at some pictures below.