Learn more about the breadth and quality of Humankind's work across communities in the North of England. Watch some useful videos, and download useful resources. Use the filter below to find resources for you.
"...NHS England then sought advice on accessing the patient voice from WY-FI (West Yorkshire Finding Independence) – a third sector partnership of organisations (lead organisation: [Humankind]) and funded by the Big Lottery Fund who are experienced in involving ‘experts by experience’..." read report, p6.
Liverpool John Moores University published an independent report on the North Yorkshire Horizons Adult Drug & Alcohol Service in December 2016. It's a detailed report that has some really positive things to say about the service model used and the participation of Peer Mentors.
The best practice report says: “The success of the programme is a reflection of the high levels of personal support from Humankind (DISC) staff and a curriculum that incorporates high quality work experience.”
Debby speaks about the support her partner and she received at our North Yorkshire Horizons Service. See our North Yorkshire Horizons videos.
For over 20 years, Humankind's GOALs project has provided life enriching support services across County Durham for adults with learning disabilities. See our GOALs videos.
Ofsted say Humankind (formerly DISC) is an Outstanding learning provider: "This provider is outstanding because: Learners develop excellent personal, social and employability skills. They make significant progress towards becoming self-assured, confident and courteous and better prepared for life and work."
The drink can flow freely throughout the festive period. It’s tempting to enjoy yourself, knowing that you have an extended break to relax and switch off. But, it’s easy to drink too much. Children might see their parents behave differently from usual due to having too much – which can be upsetting. It can lead to family arguments, or accidents in the home. People try and do things they might ordinarily not do. It can lower inhibitions which may cause people to say or do something they regret later on.
Keep Calm at Christmas - Mental Wellbeing at Christmas