Self harming under the spotlight

A PLAY aimed at raising understanding and awareness of self harming among young people is being performed in Portishead

A PLAY aimed at raising understanding and awareness of self harming among young people is being performed in Portishead.Three performances of a play aimed at raising understanding and awareness of self harming among young people are being staged in North Somerset.'Letting it out' has been commissioned by North Somerset Youth Service, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service and the Youth Offending Team and is being performed by Is It Theatre. The performance will come to Portishead Youth centre on May 21 at 7.30pm.Senior Youth and Community Worker, Elaine Harris, said: "The theatre piece explores self harming and aims to raise our understanding of why young people self harm. There will be workshops following each performance to encourage further discussion."Theatre is a very dynamic way to explore an issue and can generate an enormous amount of discussion." The performances are free and are suitable for young people aged 12 to 16 years. If you are interested in seeing one of the performances please call the youth centre or contact Alan Rowe on 01275 842 461 for more details.


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