“The staff member I worked with was very supportive, non-judgemental, knowledgeable, and just went the extra mile to make sure I succeeded.” - young person
Research has shown that working can help reduce mental health symptoms. Not only can working help to improve your wellbeing and give you a sense of purpose, it can also provide you with structure and routine in your day-to-day life. A job could also provide you with opportunities to socialise with your colleagues, expand your communication skills and provide you with financial security.
“It gave me the confidence to get out there and find a job. I now work in a place that I love and my life has improved a lot since [using the] Work and Study Service.” - young person