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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.

Applications to join the programme in 2020 are now open.

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25 Sep / 19

Applications now open to join the Think Ahead programme in 2020

We are delighted to announce that applications to join Think Ahead in 2020 are now open. Think Ahead is looking for talented graduates and career-changers who are remarkable enough to make a real difference in tackling the UK’s mental health challenge. Our work focuses on building relationships with adults living with mental health problems and […]

29 Oct / 19

“I was the class counsellor that people came to when they had a problem.” – Think Ahead participant shares her experience as a care-leaver with BBC Radio 5 Live

This story was updated on 1 November to add that Kerry was also interviewed on BBC Radio Manchester. Think Ahead participant Kerry (pictured above) has been interviewed by BBC Radio 5 Live about her experiences in care as a child, and how they inspired her to pursue a career as a mental health social worker. […]

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