Mind Marvels East Kilbride are helping schoolchildren across the town understand their emotions.The support service helps children develop coping strategies when these emotions can feel overwhelming in a fun interactive way using various techniques which include movement, breathing, mindfulness and relaxation.By building their own emotional toolbox of 'calming superpowers', Mind Marvels say children will feel more in control when they experience emotions such as stress, anxiety or anger.
The Lanarkshire Live app is available to download now. Get all the news from your area – as well as features, entertainment, sport and the latest on Lanarkshire’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic – straight to your fingertips, 24/7.The free download features the latest breaking news and exclusive stories, and allows you to customise your page to the sections that matter most to you.Head to the App Store and never miss a beat in Lanarkshire - iOS - Android Dr Lisa Cameron MP, who previously worked as a clinical psychologist in the NHS, met with its director Angela Fisk to find out about their work in East Kilbride and the benefits that this has brought to those engaged with the mental health sessions.Angela said: “I really appreciate Dr Cameron’s support of what we do at Mind Marvels and I'm delighted that she is just as passionate as us about helping children learn more about their emotions, teaching them how they can self regulate which makes them feel more in control instead of feeling overwhelmed. "This will ensure they can become the best version of themselves."One in five children in the UK has a mental health issue.