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Friday, 2 October 2020

Youth Counselling Service Launched For RAF Youngsters

 

The RAF Benevolent Fund has launched a new specialist counselling service to offer additional emotional support to young people within the RAF Family.

Previously the Fund’s Listening and Counselling Service was only available to adults aged 18+, but the new Youth Counselling Service will be available to children and teens aged 11 to 18.

Recent research suggests that one in eight children may have experienced a mental health condition such as anxiety or depression. The service offers support on a range of wellbeing and mental health issues such as anxiety and depression, and other concerns like family change, bullying, sexuality, and academic pressure.

To read more about this and other services to support RAF families, click HERE