Young Person’s Wellbeing Navigator Service
Mind BLMK are delighted to be working collaboratively with Central Bedfordshire Council and the BLMK Integrated Care Board to provide bespoke support to young people across Central Bedfordshire.
The service strives to promote independence and resilience and works alongside the young person to offer support enabling and equipping them with the tools, skills and knowledge they need to navigate challenges and positively manage their own mental health and wellbeing.
Who is the Young Person’s Wellbeing Navigator Service for?
- Individuals aged 16-25 living in or attending an education setting in Central Bedfordshire
- Individuals looking for support with their wellbeing and mental health
The service is designed to be preventative and people wishing to access it may be:
- Going through life transitions (for eg: but not limited to: school to college, college to University, moving home, starting/losing employment, becoming financially independent, experiencing trauma, changes to personal relationships, changes to social care support, changes to health & medical support)
- Wanting proactive support throughout a challenging time in their life.
- Looking for preventative support to improve independence and increase understanding of how to positively self manage their wellbeing and mental health.
What can you expect?
- Wellbeing and mental health support – in an agreed location, date and time to suit you
- Up to 8 x 1 hour, one-to-one sessions – with a trained Wellbeing Navigator, appointments available face to face, online or by phone
- Support – to identify and overcome barriers and/or areas impacting wellbeing
- Co production – of a personalised support/action plan, emailed after every session
- Encouragement – to take practical steps to reach identified goals
- Exploration – of personal unique strengths and abilities and how to utilise these to improve wellbeing and mental health
- Tips, Tools & Tricks – to learn positive mental health coping strategies, resilience skills and distress tolerance
- Advice, Guidance & Signposting – about other services available in the area
- A Personalised Toolkit – upon completion of support
Who can refer into the service?
Anyone 16-25 living in or attending an education setting in Central Bedfordshire can refer themselves directly into the service
with the individuals consent a referral can be completed on their behalf by third party such as a GP, mental health worker, teacher/tutor, support worker, or friend/family member.
How do I complete a referral?
Click the ‘Access Support’ button at the top right-hand corner of this page and complete the form, selecting Young Persons Wellbeing Navigator from the options.
Once the referral is received the individual will receive initial contact from one of our Young Person Wellbeing Navigator’s within 5 working days.
Download Mind BLMK leaflets and posters HERE.
Questions about the service?
If you would like further information about our Young Person’s Wellbeing Navigator Service, please email us on: [email protected]
Attend our drop in session held every Thursday 4pm-6pm at Flitwick Hub (behind the village hall)
For Crisis Support please see our other services:
This service has been funded by the BLMK ICS (Integrated Care Board)