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Hi, my name is Claire :)

Hello everyone!

I'm a college student studying Childcare/Early Years and wish to gain more of an insight into strategies dealing with behavioural and learning difficulties.

As well as that, I want to help people who are dealing with mental health issues as I have experienced anxiety and depression in the past (though I am still on medication) mainly due to severe bullying I received while at school as well as the hormonal effects of PCOS (Polycystic Ovaries)

But yeah feel free to chat/message me, would love to get to know you all :)

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  • chiariedschiarieds Community champion Posts: 6,895 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @ClaireGrace94 - Welcome to the community, & thank you for joining. I hope you're enjoying your studies, & altho' I can't offer any insight into dealing with behavioural problems & learning difficulties, others here might. If you have a look around here using the 'All groups' link on the right-hand side of this page, you will see other sections & posts you can look at & join in with if you wish.
    I'm sorry for the problems you've faced, but it's good in a way in that, because of this, you want to help those with mental health issues.
    Anyway, it's good to 'meet' you, & I'm sure some of the other lovely people here will be along for a chat too.
  • thespicemanthespiceman Member Posts: 6,408 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @ClaireGrace94    Pleased to meet you.

    Thank you for joining and sharing.

    Thank you also for supporting those with mental health issues, hope the course you doing is helping you understand our community.

    I am one of the team of community champions.  We support, help members .

    I have mental health issues my self with a disability and a history of addiction. Been clean twelve years.

    Please if I can suggest looking at this charity. They always be interested in what you have to offer.

    Your qualifications, course your doing and your health issues.

    This is a mental health charity.. I used.  I know from the organisation considering those like yourself as useful to work for them.

    Just something I think you might be interested in, a lot of mental health does revolve around, either learning difficulties and children are part of the charity.

    Mental health crosses all age groups society.

    https://www.richmondfellowship.org.uk.

    Please have a look at the website.

    I would also look at speaking to our team here at SCOPE, could be another useful link.

    Being part of the team. Something to think about.

    [email protected]

    Email address.

    Please can I add please have look around our website. Any questions please ask. Happy to help be supportive.

    Please enjoy your time with us .

    Please take care.

    @thespiceman
    Community Champion
    SCOPE Volunteer Award Engaging Communities 2019
    Mental Health advice, guidance and information to all members
    Nutrition, Diet, Wellbeing, Addiction.
    Recipes
  • ClaireGrace94ClaireGrace94 Member Posts: 2 Listener
    Thank you for the responses so far! :)

    And to @thespiceman I will indeed check it all out at some point in the near future, just figuring this site all out :')
  • thespicemanthespiceman Member Posts: 6,408 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @ClaireGrace94   Thank you for kind words.

    Please if I may suggest look at our community guide and house rules n Welcomes, Introductions.

    Helps you to understand the website and rules.

    Please take care.

    @thespiceman
    Community Champion
    SCOPE Volunteer Award Engaging Communities 2019
    Mental Health advice, guidance and information to all members
    Nutrition, Diet, Wellbeing, Addiction.
    Recipes
  • Adrian_ScopeAdrian_Scope Testing Team, Community Team Posts: 7,940 Scope community team
    Great to have you with us @ClaireGrace94. You're more than welcome to jump in and start chatting. Please don't hesitate to let us know if there's anything you need. :smile:
    Senior Community Partner
    Scope

    If you have a few minutes to spare, we'd appreciate your feedback on our online community.
  • AilsAils Community champion Posts: 2,268 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @ClaireGrace94 and welcome to the Community.  It is great to have you on board and I'm sure you will be an asset to the forum.  Your course sounds fascinating and I wish you well with it!  I am sure some of our members may be able to help you with finding out more information on behavioural and learning difficulties.  Great to hear that you wish to support people with mental health issues also - so worthwhile!  

    You will find the forum to be a really supportive space full of lovely, friendly people so feel free to chat to us anytime.  I hope you enjoy your time with us and look forward to seeing you on here.  If there is anything we can help/support you with then please just give us a shout.  All the best.  :smiley:
    Winner of the Scope New Volunteer Award 2019.   :)
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