Advice from others: Mental health

Advice from others: Mental health

We know that people who have been in care are more likely to experience difficulties with their mental health because of experiences before coming into care and all the different emotions and feelings that leaving your family can leave you dealing with. What is mental...
Advice from others: Your experiences and identity

Advice from others: Your experiences and identity

Your identity Knowing who you are and being confident in yourself can sometimes be harder for people living in care, because of all the extra things you may be thinking about. People tell us that they worry about things like being safe and secure, who to trust and...
Advice from others: You are not alone

Advice from others: You are not alone

“You are not alone, other people have experienced the same feelings and help is out there.” Show Me That I Matter is the name of York’s Children in Care Council; we are a group of young people who all have experience of being in care in York. We wanted to help others...