Some R World Foundation posters are now available in A3 and A4 size. Here is the interactive online version! Online Interactive RWorld Foundation Poster
Our third teacher has completed the First Aid for Mental Health Instructor training course! Moseley Park/West Midlands: Sarah Glover decided to do the training as she has multiple students opening up to her about their struggles, ranging from social anxiety to suicidal thoughts. Although Sarah said that she has provided a safe space for them to open up, she expects the training to give her the skills to help them more confidently and she also plans to spread awareness in the school. Sarah plans to train around 60-75 pupils at first. She will be targeting 6 form students to enable […]
Check out Issue 32, page 10 of the local Canterbury Community AdMagazine for our article on how R World began. Canterbury CommunityAd Magazine
We are so pleased to have formed a partnership with Gillingham Anchorians Hockey Club thanks to Harry McDonald, Head of Junior coaching who was a friend of Robbie’s, both at school and university. R World is funding a teacher from the club to do the First Aid for Mental Health Instructor training and plans are in place for this teacher to train up as many of Gillingham Anchorians’ club members as possible. We are particularly impressed with the fabulous tracksuits displaying our logo and are looking forward to working with the club in the future!
Charlie Song-Smith and Erin Quigley of R World are interviewed by Nexgen
R World’s Lesley Curtis and sponsored FAMH Instructor Nick Clare spoke to Lucia Botfield from the Tab Nottingham, about Robbie’s legacy, the R World foundation, and changing the conversation on student mental health. Read the full article here
We were thrilled to hear from King’s School the result of their #Reps4Robbie – they have raised an astonishing £4,306 and the repetitions were enjoyed by all. The money raised will help fund First Aid for Mental Health training – a huge thank you to everyone involved!
Fundraising story so far £3,532 – DONATED TO THE SAMARITANS (not included in the R World total) £7,975 – DONATED TO R WORLD THROUGH OUR JUST GIVING WEBSITE £9,445 – TOTAL FUNDS ON 22 May 2021 (This includes £610 raised by the King’s School as part of #Reps4Robbie) £3,696 – King’s School #Reps4Robbie fundraiser At the end of August 2020, just a week after Robbie disappeared from our lives forever, a birthday fundraiser was launched by Gus, one of Robbie’s friends. This quickly raised £3,532 with a total of 237 people donating in just a few days. This was all […]
In August 2020, when lockdown restrictions had just been eased, my beautiful 22-year-old son, Robbie, took his own life. Robbie chose a permanent solution to a temporary problem and his family, friends and teachers have been left wondering why someone with such a lot to live for could have made this decision. His limitless potential, boundless energy and his gentle soul were lost to us forever. There are many ways in which depression can materialise in people and so it’s important to be aware of all signs. In Robbie’s case it was a quick deterioration. When lockdown began, Robbie, like […]
Our first R World funded lecturer, Nottingham University’s Nick Clare who was Robbie’s personal tutor, is now a qualified Mental First Aid Instructor. He is piloting the R World programme for us and is leading the way for universities. His students will now be taught Mental Health First Aid in March or when COVID-19 rules allow it.