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EP016: Special Guests Ryan Smith and Zoe Brown from Speak Up Space
Episode 167th February 2021 • The Happiness Hub • Kedren Elliott & Liz Parkin
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This week Liz & Keds talk to Ryan Smith and Zoe Brown who run Speak Up Space and The Maccas Project. Both services run under local mental health charity North Staffs Mind support young people across Stoke and Staffordshire with their mental health.

Speak up Space is an Instant Messaging Service run 7 days a week through the Speak Up Space Website which also contains lots of self-help information and advice.

The Maccas project runs a weekly online group for young people, where they can talk about whatever is on their mind. The Maccas team also works closely with local schools offering training and support to children. 

Speak Up space is celebrating its second birthday this year on the 14th of February and as part of the celebrations, the team is asking young people in the area for help with designing an Instagram post for them to post that day.

To get involved use your imagination to design an exciting post to celebrate.

How to do this:

  • Either draw your design on paper or on your computer
  • Take a picture of your design
  • Send us a private message on Instagram or Facebook with your photo attached
  • The best one will be posted on our Instagram page!

To find out more about Speak Up Space and access the service visit the Speak Up Space website and for daily self-care tips follow both the Maccas Project and Speak up Space on their social media channels below:


Speak Up Space

The Maccas Project


Speak Up Space

Maccas Project