Spokesperson Network

Beth Thomas

Mentoring Scheme Co-Ordinator and Safeguarding Director at Our Place Support. Beth is passionate about using her own experiences to inspire others who have experienced trauma and issues with their mental health.

https://www.ourplacesupport.org/

Beth is the Mentoring Scheme Co-Ordinator and Safeguarding Director at Our Place Support, a social enterprise based in north Birmingham. Through the delivery of one to one, group and whole class interventions, the mentoring scheme supports children and young people to overcome barriers relating to their social, emotional and mental well-being, empowering them to make positive changes in their lives.

Having overcome many adversities in her own life, Beth is passionate about using her own experiences to inspire others who have experienced trauma and issues with their mental health. In addition, she is also focused on educating professionals and communities on the adversities faced by children and young people and how they can best support their needs. Beth is currently studying a MSC in Child and Adolescent Mental Well-Being.

Facebook: @OurPlaceSupport

Read her blog here.

"Why do I want to be a spokesperson? To challenge the stigmas and barriers faced by children and young people who are experiencing adversities with their mental health and well-being."

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