Joel Harris
Youtube Fame, Identity & Worry

In this episode Jez speaks to Joel Harris, youth and students co-ordinator for Kintsugi Hope a christian mental health charity that helps equip local churches in establishing Wellbeing groups across the country. Wellbeing groups are places where people can experience safety and support, gain self-confidence and have a deeper understanding of God’s love.

Website: kintsugihope.com/

Book recommendation:

The Secret Place of Tunder - John Starke www.amazon.co.uk/Secret-Place-Thu…686080834&sr=8-1

Statistics shared:

- 39% increase in a year of referrals for NHS mental health treatment for U18s
- Sharp increase in number of 18s who say that they have psychological disorder
- 46% more 15-19yr olds committed suicide in 2015 than in 2007
- Spikes seen around 2012 after snapchat was created