• Norwood Forum

Become a Gipsy Hill Wellbeing Champion

The Norwood Forum is working with London Borough of Lambeth Public Health to pilot Lambeth’s health and wellbeing hubs initiative, bringing together local organisations to improve health and wellbeing in the community.
We are delighted to announce that It's a Playground has received funding from Norwood Forum to support up to 32 Gipsy Hill Residents to become Mental Health First Aiders and join a Gipsy Hill Wellbeing Network (GH Wellbeing Champions). If you are a resident of Gipsy Hill and are interested in finding out more about becoming a Gipsy Hill Wellbeing Champion, please head to the application form: https://forms.gle/Fb7AA9H8RysBin2b6 https://forms.gle/Fb7AA9H8RysBin2b6.
Please also feel free to reach out to and ask any questions you may have by emailing info@itsaplayground.org. There are options for becoming an ADULT or a YOUTH MHFA(England) mental health first aider (details in the application form).
A member of the Gipsy Hill Wellbeing Network will ideally be: - Open to learning more about mental health education and wellbeing - Curious about how they can support others and inspire a well-being focus in the community.
The two day ADULT MHFA course will be held on Saturday 21st and 28th May 2022 at Christchurch Gipsy Hill (9.30am - 5pm on both days) - CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT WHAT THE ADULT COURSE COVERS
The two day YOUTH MHFA Course will be held on Saturday 18th and 25th June 2022 at the Upper Norwood Library Hub (9.30am - 5pm on both days) - CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT WHAT THE YOUTH COURSE COVERS
Gipsy Hill Mental Health First Aiders will then have an opportunity to join a follow up Mental Health Education session covering MHFA for substance use/abuse and will be encouraged to attend monthly online wellbeing education sessions (all fully funded).
Places are limited, so please complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. If you would like a hardcopy application form, please contact us on 07555770186, info@itsaplayground.org or through any of our social media platforms.