Pioneers Podcasts

Episode 10
Supporting Care Leavers to have their voices listened to, heard, valued and acted upon.

#YouthVoice Pioneers Podcast

In this episode...

Participation People’s #YouthVoice Pioneers are a group of young people from across the UK with different experiences of: health care, social care, police & youth justice, children’s services, voluntary sector, education, asylum seeking services.

In this episode, the #Youth Voice Pioneers discuss the concern that  Care Leavers often have their voices undervalued and undermined across all so many sectors – education, justice, social care, volunteering, benefits, employment etc. In this podcast Care Leavers from Dorset, Royal Borough of Greenwich, Wandsworth and Herefordshire talk with guest speakers on how to help!

Mental Health Resources & References

If you’re a young person struggling with your mental health and need someone to talk to then please reach out to the following helplines and websites that can offer help. Remember, it’s okay to not be okay.

Kooth – 0203 984 9337

Childline – 0800 1111

Samaritans – 116 123

UK Youth – Coronavirus Advice

*This podcast was recorded 22nd July. Health information is changing rapidly. Please check this website for latest guidance from government 👉 gov.uk/coronavirus

Episode 9
Involving Young People in Commissioning and Contract Management

#YouthVoice Pioneers Podcast

In this episode...

Participation People’s #YouthVoice Pioneers are a group of young people from across the UK with different experiences of: health care, social care, police & youth justice, children’s services, voluntary sector, education, asylum seeking services.

In this episode, our #YouthVoice Pioneers discuss Young people know exactly what services we want and need; how we think they should be delivered and improved. BUT when it comes to having the final say in service design, delivery and quality assurance, we aren’t always involved. This podcast focuses on the benefits of involving young people from the start of commissioning cycles to continuous contract monitoring- them to help them get better and better.

Worried about COVID-19?

If you’re a young person struggling with your mental health and need someone to talk to then please reach out to the following helplines and websites that can offer help. Remember, it’s okay to not be okay.

Kooth – 0203 984 9337

Childline – 0800 1111

Samaritans – 116 123

UK Youth – Coronavirus Advice

*This podcast was recorded Saturday 13th June. Health information is changing rapidly. Please check this website for latest guidance from government 👉 gov.uk/coronavirus

Episode 8
Myth Busting Disabilities

#YouthVoice Pioneers Podcast

In this episode...

Participation People’s #YouthVoice Pioneers are a group of young people from across the UK with different experiences of: health care, social care, police & youth justice, children’s services, voluntary sector, education, asylum seeking services.

In this episode, our #YouthVoice Pioneers discuss Myth Busting Disabilities with young people. We partnered up with The Chatterboxes, a youth group in Dorset who are led by young people with disabilities.

Mental Health Resources & References

If you’re a young person struggling with your mental health and need someone to talk to then please reach out to the following helplines and websites that can offer help. Remember, it’s okay to not be okay.

Kooth – 0203 984 9337

Childline – 0800 1111

Samaritans – 116 123

UK Youth – Coronavirus Advice

*This podcast was recorded 30th June. Health information is changing rapidly. Please check this website for latest guidance from government 👉 gov.uk/coronavirus

Episode 7
Youth Proof To Future Proof

#YouthVoice Pioneers Podcast

In this episode...

Participation People’s #YouthVoice Pioneers are a group of young people from across the UK with different experiences of: health care, social care, police & youth justice, children’s services, voluntary sector, education, asylum seeking services.

In this episode, our #YouthVoice Pioneers discuss Youth Proofing Services, making your service more accessible to young people. We know that services aren’t always designed with young people in mind. But luckily for you, we’re here to help! So, here are our top tips and takeaways to help you youth proof your services.

Worried about COVID-19?

If you’re a young person struggling with your mental health and need someone to talk to then please reach out to the following helplines and websites that can offer help. Remember, it’s okay to not be okay.

Kooth – 0203 984 9337

Childline – 0800 1111

Samaritans – 116 123

UK Youth – Coronavirus Advice

*This podcast was recorded Saturday 13th June. Health information is changing rapidly. Please check this website for latest guidance from government 👉 gov.uk/coronavirus

Episode 6
Online Safety

#YouthVoice Pioneers Podcast

In this episode...

Participation People’s #YouthVoice Pioneers are a group of young people from across the UK with different experiences of: health care, social care, police & youth justice, children’s services, voluntary sector, education, asylum seeking services.

In this episode, our #YouthVoice Pioneers discuss online safety. During this global pandemic, young people have been stuck indoors and have found themselves spending more and more time online. So here is our advice, facts and calls to action to keep everyone safe.

Online Resources & References

*This podcast was recorded Saturday 30th May. Health information is changing rapidly. Please check this website for latest guidance from government 👉 gov.uk/coronavirus

Episode 5
Volunteering & Employment

#YouthVoice Pioneers Podcast

In this episode...

Participation People’s #YouthVoice Pioneers are a group of young people from across the UK with different experiences of: health care, social care, police & youth justice, children’s services, voluntary sector, education, asylum seeking services.

In this episode, our #YouthVoice Pioneers discuss how to support young people to volunteer and find a job! Right now young people have a lot of extra time on their hands.

Worried about COVID-19?

If you’re a young person struggling with your mental health and need someone to talk to then please reach out to the following helplines and websites that can offer help. Remember, it’s okay to not be okay.

Kooth – 0203 984 9337

Childline – 0800 1111

Samaritans – 116 123

UK Youth – Coronavirus Advice

*This podcast was recorded Saturday 16th May. Health information is changing rapidly. Please check this website for latest guidance from government 👉 gov.uk/coronavirus

Episode 4
Bereavement & Loss

#YouthVoice Pioneers Podcast

In this episode...

Participation People’s #YouthVoice Pioneers are a group of young people from across the UK with different experiences of: health care, social care, police & youth justice, children’s services, voluntary sector, education, asylum seeking services.

In this episode, our #YouthVoice Pioneers discuss how to prepare and support young people through bereavement and loss.

Worried about COVID-19?

If you’re a young person struggling with your mental health and need someone to talk to then please reach out to the following helplines and websites that can offer help. Remember, it’s okay to not be okay.

Kooth – 0203 984 9337

Childline – 0800 1111

Samaritans – 116 123

UK Youth – Coronavirus Advice

*This podcast was recorded Saturday 3rd May. Health information is changing rapidly. Please check this website for latest guidance from government 👉 gov.uk/coronavirus

Episode 3
Pandemic Positivity

#YouthVoice Pioneers Podcast

In this episode...

Participation People’s #YouthVoice Pioneers are a group of young people from across the UK with different experiences of: health care, social care, police & youth justice, children’s services, voluntary sector, education, asylum seeking services.

In this episode, our #YouthVoice Pioneers discuss getting social media messages right for young people and to help young people think about what news they read.

Worried about COVID-19?

If you’re a young person struggling with your mental health and need someone to talk to then please reach out to the following helplines and websites that can offer help. Remember, it’s okay to not be okay.

Kooth – 0203 984 9337

Childline – 0800 1111

Samaritans – 116 123

UK Youth – Coronavirus Advice

*This podcast was recorded Saturday 18th April. Health information is changing rapidly. Please check this website for latest guidance from government 👉 gov.uk/coronavirus

Episode 2
Mental Health

#YouthVoice Pioneers Podcast

In this episode...

Participation People’s #YouthVoice Pioneers are a group of young people from across the UK with different experiences of: health care, social care, police & youth justice, children’s services, voluntary sector, education, asylum seeking services.

In this episode, our #YouthVoice Pioneers discuss mental health, emotional wellbeing and keeping yourself well during this time of crisis.

If you’re a young person struggling with your mental health and need someone to talk to then please reach out to the following helplines and websites that can offer help. Remember, it’s okay to not be okay.

Kooth – 0203 984 9337

Childline – 0800 1111

Samaritans – 116 123

UK Youth – Coronavirus Advice

Worried about COVID-19?

*This podcast was recorded Saturday 4th April. Health information is changing rapidly. Please check this website for latest guidance from government 👉 gov.uk/coronavirus

Episode 1
Covid-NineTEENS

#YouthVoice Pioneers Podcast

In this episode...

Participation People’s #YouthVoice Pioneers are a group of young people from across the UK with different experiences of: health care, social care, police & youth justice, children’s services, voluntary sector, education, asylum seeking services.

In this episode our #YouthVoice Pioneers discuss their concerns over the current COVID-19 pandemic and the challenges they face with education, relationships, self-isolation and the economy.

Worried about COVID-19?

If you’re a young person struggling with your mental health and need someone to talk to then please reach out to the following helplines and websites that can offer help. Remember, it’s okay to not be okay.

Kooth – 0203 984 9337

Childline – 0800 1111

Samaritans – 116 123

UK Youth – Coronavirus Advice

*This podcast was recorded Saturday 21 March. Health information is changing rapidly. Please check this website for latest guidance from government 👉 gov.uk/coronavirus