koko, a multi-award winning blog for teenage girls, has just launched a new film looking at mental health.
The film, called Resilient, looks at some of the issues surrounding mental health by sharing the experiences of two young women.
koko Project Co-ordinator Meg Cannon says ‘There’s a real gentleness and simplicity about this short film, but it packs a serious punch!
‘We really believe that it has the potential to bring a sense of hope and encouragement to those facing challenges with their mental health.’
The film was launched at a GB conference earlier this month. The launch, on Saturday 4 March 2017, was part of a special session looking at how GB leaders can turn up the volume of hope on mental health – led by Nathan Jones, Founding Director of Teens in Crisis (TIC+), based in Gloucestershire.
Meg adds ‘Our hope is that this film will be used to continue the important conversation surrounding mental health.’
Everything on the innovative koko site, a mission initiative from Girls’ Brigade Ministries, is created with teenage girls firmly in mind to help them explore life together – inspiring, challenging and encouraging them – and looking at tough issues such as self-harm, bereavement, friendship, and identity.
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