Positive and healthy relationships and friendships with
other people are really important. They enable us to feel safe and are good for our wellbeing.
However, some relationships are positive, and some might not be. Many of the young people we support have experienced difficult relationships; the most common reason for a young person to become homeless is through a breakdown in a family relationship.
If you are a young person, we will talk to you about your relationships and help you to build positive relationship building skills. This can include family, friends, partners, housemates, neighbours, teachers, social workers, employers, colleagues.
WHAT YOUNG PEOPLE SAID
What was the presenting issue? “When I first started, I was not myself. I didn’t want to socialise with people, I didn’t want to do anything… I was a ghost. Domestic abuse meant there was no meaning in life for me”. Bethan wasn’t working, was on benefits and had moved in with her mum after leaving