Comics Youth

  • Comics Youth CIC delivers comics-based literacy, publishing and wellbeing projects to young people in Merseyside.

  • Sessions support young people to take ownership of their own narratives by embedding opportunities for self-expression via publishing zines and comics.

  • Comics reach people from diverse backgrounds who don’t engage with other services.

  • It works with CAMHS to offer preventative community support as an intermediate measure for young people on the CAMHS waiting list.

  • It has plans to expand its model into other areas of the UK and is already working with partners in Dundee and London. 

  • Chimo has funded the appointment of a Development Director who will lead the development of the branch model.


* Winners *
Mental Health Intervention of the Year, CYP Now Awards 2019