Comics Youth

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

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

  • Work with CAMHS to offer preventative community support as an intermediate measure for YP on the CAMHS waiting list

  • Deliver 1-1 comic book graphic narrative sessions for young people within long stay wards at Alder Hey Children’s hospital

  • Developing operations manual of their mental health based work using graphic medicine

  • Plan to expand model into other regions including Dundee, Manchester, London, Birmingham and Bristol

  • Chimo is funding the appointment of a Development Manager who will lead the development of the branch model


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