Comics Youth CIC’s ‘Turn the Page’ Social Prescription Project for young people aged 16-25

Comic Youth CIC’s ‘Turn the Page’ Comics project aims to provide a person-centred package of proactive and reactive support for young people aged 16-25 who have symptoms and/or experiences of anxiety/depression within the Merseyside area.

The project will provide an array of creative comic book and zine-based opportunities for young adults to experience the narrative benefits of comics and art via:

  1. 1-2-1 Comics based autobiographical narrative sessions (delivered over 6-8 weeks face-to-face or virtual via Microsoft Teams
  2. x2 Zinester Cohorts, 8 week issue based and zine making workshops within community venues.

Catchment area: Open to referrals across the Liverpool City Region from 15 January to 30 November 2023.

To learn more and to access the referral forms, please click here.

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Comics Youth CIC is a youth led organisation focused on delivering comics-based literacy, publishing, and wellbeing projects to children and young people aged 8 – 25 who are subject to extreme marginalisation. Their mission is to provide creative opportunities for marginalised young people to speak truth to power and have their voices heard by creating a variety of digital and physical publications about salient community and lived experience issues.

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