Author Archives: Emma Motherwell

Emma Motherwell

About Emma Motherwell

Emma is Head of Communications. She joined YouthNet in January 2011 after several years managing the external and internal communications and campaigns for a London borough. She now manages YouthNet's PR and media relations. Contact the Media team on 020 7250 5779 (07766 660755 out of hours) or email media@youthnet.org

Volunteers’ Week: Sharing our stories- Jack

To celebrate Volunteers Week (1 to 7 June) we asked some of amazing YouthNet volunteers to share their thoughts on why they volunteer. Here’s Jack’s blog… Having known YouthNet through a number of the youth projects in volunteering across a … Continue reading

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Volunteers’ Week: Sharing our stories

To celebrate Volunteers Week (1 to 7 June) we asked some of amazing YouthNet volunteers to share their thoughts on why they volunteer. Here’s Lauren’s blog… My name’s Lauren, I’ve attended a weekender with YouthNet working on a mobile app … Continue reading

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Volunteers’ Week: Sharing our stories

To celebrate Volunteers Week (1 to 7 June) we asked some of amazing YouthNet volunteers to share their thoughts on why they volunteer. Here, Gareth Milner tells us about his time as a volunteer… I currently undertake moderation of the … Continue reading

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Volunteers’ Week: Sharing our stories- Cheryl

To celebrate Volunteers Week (1 to 7 June) we asked some of amazing YouthNet volunteers to share their thoughts on why they volunteer. Here’s Cheryl’s blog… Hey, my name is Cheryl and my role within YouthNet is a relationship advisor … Continue reading

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Self-harm blog week: Keeping the conversation going

All this week we have been sharing a series of blogs by young people and professionals with experience of self-harm in the lead up to Self-harm Awareness Day (1st March 2014). Our focus on self-harm this week has been part … Continue reading

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Self-harm: Youth charities reveal bullying and loneliness as a major trigger

A recent poll, conducted for Self-harm Awareness Day, reveals that one in four young people who self-harm started due to bullying, with 61 per cent saying they do it because they feel alone. ChildLine, Selfharm.co.uk, YouthNet and YoungMinds have collaborated … Continue reading

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Self-harm blog week: Music is my distraction

All this week YouthNet are sharing a series of blogs by young people and professionals with experience of self-harm in the lead up to Self-harm Awareness Day (1st March 2014). Here, Claire (25) talks about how music can be a … Continue reading

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Self-harm blog week: “You’re not alone”

All this week YouthNet are sharing a series of blogs by young people and professionals with experience of self-harm in the lead up to Self-harm Awareness Day (1st March 2014). Here, Rachel Welch, Programme Director for Selfharm.co.uk shares her insights … Continue reading

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Self-harm blog week: Helping young men to get support

All this week YouthNet are sharing a series of blogs by young people and professionals with experience of self-harm in the lead up to Self-harm Awareness Day (1st March 2014). Here, Jay talks about supporting young men who experience self-harm.  You can … Continue reading

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Self-harm blog week: Breaking the silence

All this week YouthNet are sharing a series of blogs by young people and professionals with experience of self-harm in the lead up to Self-harm Awareness Day (1st March 2014). Image posed by models Here, Charlotte (21) interviews Rosie* (23) … Continue reading

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