Cognition24 has chosen Growing Resilience in Teens (GRIT) as its chosen charity for 2019.
We will be taking part in a variety of fundraising events in order to support GRIT throughout the partnership. From cycling from London to Land’s End (Tim), climbing the Yorkshire Three Peaks (Vicky), completing a Tough Mudder (Andy), we are looking to raise funds to really make a difference this year for an amazing cause.
The GRIT programme is a unique approach to tackling mental health issues in teenagers suffering from low self esteem, anxiety and low mood which manifests itself in harmful behaviour. Each programme takes 12 teenagers through 12 weeks. The activities and therapies are designed to promote resilience by building confidence, self-esteem, proving social support and giving a sense of purpose.
The first six weeks involves a structured programme which the teenager must commit to. They will be assigned a mentor who is there as a point of contact and to meet when needed. The first six weeks comprises:
To learn more, or donate, please visit the GRIT website.