The Prime Minister Theresa May has highlighted the importance of Think Ahead, in a major speech today in which she set out her plans to “transform the way we deal...Full story
Kazim, 2016 participant
"I’m driven by helping people with mental health problems to enjoy their lives and take steps towards getting well."
Laura, 2016 participant
"Think Ahead’s mixture of practical and academic work, and the mental health focus, is perfect for me."
Jack, 2016 participant
"It was the opportunity to be out on the frontline helping people that really sold Think Ahead to me."
Aisha, 2016 participant
"Social work can really improve people’s lives, by helping with the social situations that play a big role in mental health."
Declan, 2016 participant
"I wanted a job where I could help people with mental health problems, and I was also looking for a role that was varied and challenging."
Sonya, 2016 participant
"Social work is so holistic and practical. You get out and empower people. That’s how I want to help."
Apply your mind to mental health
The Think Ahead programme is a new route into social work, for graduates and career-changers remarkable enough to make a real difference to people with mental health problems.
- Paid fast-track scheme
- Master's degree & leadership training
Chief Executive Ella Joseph is looking forward to seeing the first qualified social workers trained by Think Ahead enter the mental health workforce. 2016 was a big year for our...Full story