SAVVY News Latest news from SAVVY en-gb (c) SAVVY, SAVVY 100 100 Latest news from SAVVY BeMe FREE NHS services offered by BeMe to people 16+ living in Cornwall who are experiencing common mental health problems. BeMe provide a positive space and the tools to deal with depression, anxiety, worry, ocd, phobias, panic, trauma and stress... Wed, 14 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0000 item81 Cornwall Pride 2016 Savvy Kernow joined the Health Promotion Service, Healthy Gay Cornwall team and hundreds of LGBTQ people and their families and friends at #PrideCornwall 2016... Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0000 item79 Young and Yourself: Gender Identity Family Day and Summer Fair Thu, 23 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0000 item78 Sexual Health and Contraception Consultation Good sexual health for young people is a high priority in Cornwall. Sexual health services are free and available to everyone regardless of age, sex, gender, learning or physical disability, ethnic origin and sexual orientation... Tue, 31 May 2016 00:00:00 +0000 item77 Teenage volunteers challenge negative stereotypes with local charity work This weekend saw over 20 teenager from Cornwall giving up their time to volunteer for a Cornish charity as part of a national action day organised by the National Citizen Service (NCS)... Tue, 08 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0000 item76 "It's time to stop sweeping mental health issues under the carpet" It is time “to stop sweeping mental health issues under the carpet and end the “shame and embarrassment” of those living with mental health issues the Prime Minister will state today as part of an announcement of new investment of almost one billion pounds to be put into mental health services... Mon, 11 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +0000 item75 Pressure of Perfect Online Life = Nation of Deeply Unhappy Young People We now have a ‘nation of deeply unhappy teenagers’ thanks to the pressure of the ‘perfect online life’ new Childline figures reveal... Thu, 07 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +0000 item74 Snapchat launches #BeStrong filter to help stop cyberbullying Have you noticed a new overlay on your Snapchat filters recently? Snapchat has partnered with Vodafone to launch #BeStrong, a campaign that aims to raise awareness of teen cyberbullying... Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0000 item73 Snapchat now store and use YOUR selfies! So you thought your Snapchat selfie was temporary?.............Guess again!   The biggest selling point of using Snapchat is that the pictures you share only last for a few seconds (unless your friend screenshots it, and even then you get a notification to tell you they have)…but this isn’t actually true!   Firstly…nothing is temporary! The messages you send are never truly ‘gone’ - it’s very rare that anything is ever truly deleted when it comes to digital technology... Tue, 03 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0000 item72 Healthy Gay Cornwall: Village People Healthy Gay Cornwall has just launched it's new Village People Cornwall campaign! The campaign promotes the services of Healthy Gay Cornwall and celebrates the diversity of the gay community within Cornwall... Fri, 23 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0000 item71 Mental Health Stigma Campaign Launches ‘The largest ever’ campaign to reduce stigma around mental health in children and young people has been launched. The government led campaign will use school visits, an online mental health information hub and a presence on social media to get young people and their parents talking more about mental health... Thu, 22 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0000 item70 Diabetes in School: Short Film Competition Are you aged 11–17 with a story to tell about Type 1 diabetes in school? Do you want to raise awareness of diabetes and inspire others? Diabetes UK are offering an exciting opportunity to make inspirational three minute films about type 1 diabetes in your school... Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0000 item69 NHS Youth Forum Call to Action: "Hear our voice and act on what we say" The NHS Youth Forum last week told the Health and Care Innovation Expo 2015 that they want to do all they possibly can to help the NHS develop better services... Mon, 14 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0000 item67 "I am 16 and the education system is destroying my health" Below is an excerpt from an article in the Guardian this weekend, the writer is almost 16 and has suffered from ill-health due to the way this country's education system currently works, she feels as many other young people do about it and sums it up perfectly in just 3 words... Mon, 17 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0000 item66 Students urged to take part in meningitis vaccination programme Teens that are going to college or university this year are being urged to get protection against a strain of meningitis called MenW that has proven to have a higher death rate than any of the other strains... Mon, 03 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0000 item65 Young People Should Have More Control Over Their 'Digital Tattoo' Internet rights campaigners the iRights Coalition have stated that young people should be allowed to delete embarrassing social media posts and have a lot more control over their online presence... Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0000 item64 YoungMindsVS - Sign up and 'Fight the Pressure' We only get one shot at growing up, but now it’s tougher than ever. School stress, bullying, sexual pressure, no jobs and then not being able to get help when needed creates a stressful time in our lives... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0000 item63 Mental Health Awareness Week 12 - 18th May. Are You Anxiety Aware? The aim of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week 12-18 May is to address anxiety as a public health issue, and promote ways to reduce anxiety and your mental health and wellbeing in everyday life... Sun, 11 May 2014 00:00:00 +0000 item61 Students - watch what you heat! Students - watch what you heat! With the latest fire strike due to take place this Bank Holiday weekend, students are being asked to take extra care if they’re heading out and about over the period... Tue, 29 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0000 item60 Let's Get Cooking Let's Get Cooking Are you 16 - 18 years old? Want to improve your cooking skills?  What will you learn? • Master five tasty and simple dishes• Budget and plan your weekly meals• How to source ingredients • Maintain a healthy diet• Health and safety in the kitchen• Receive alcohol awareness education Come along to this great FREE course!  Download more information here   Sun, 27 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0000 item59