Elise had run away from home as she was finding it extremely difficult to cope. She was carrying a lot of guilt for what she had done in the past.
When Elise first started to attend WRAP sessions, she was quite reserved. However, during week three – where we explored ‘wellness tools’ – Elise instantly became comfortable and relaxed, and started to engage with the group. Elise was extremely reflective and insightful. She put a lot of effort into creating her wellness box, and brought it in each week to share with others, and shared items that were personal to her and spoke about her family.
Coming to the group gave her a safe space to talk about what she was going through. The group helped her to thrive and recognise that she is not alone. It allowed her to speak about personal things that she wouldn’t do otherwise.
Elise reported feeling more confident as a result of attending, and she is now a lot more aware of her own mental health. Elise also expressed interest in becoming a WRAP facilitator and providing peer support to others.