b'R E : S T A R T Ithasbeenwonderfultocelebratethese achievementsbutforotherssuccesseshave beenmorepersonalgoals,likeleavingthe house to go on walk and talk with a worker, fill-TheRE:Starting in a complicated form or booking a healthprojectoffersappointment that had been put off, bus travel practicalsup- experiencesorexploringanewhobbyor portforthoseinterest. Our young people have taught our team aged16-25over the last year that sometimes its the small 2020transitioningsuccessesthatarethemostmeaningfuland fromchildrensimportant to themto adult mentalAs a result of young people reporting back to us 2021servicesabout isolation and the impact on their mental health and the projecthealth, RE:Start have looked to hold a number of has continued to go from strength to strength oversuccessfulmeettheteameventsaroundthe the last year, becoming more established.countyoftenpitchingupinlocalparkswith Wehavebeenabletoseepositiveoutcomesof refreshmentsandoutdoorgamestocreatea being able to help our young people navigate therelaxed environment for young people to meet mentalhealthteams,butalsotoconquerthe othersaccessingtheservice,butalsoother challengesthatadulthoodthrowsatthem,andmembers of the team allowing for peer support. provide emotional support at what can be a difficultYoung people have reported they have stayed inperiod.touch which is fantastic. The support is individually tailored to each youngInordertocontinuetoconnectyoungpeople person but when thinking of successes over the lastwith other services RE:Start have also built up year,wehaveseenyoungpeoplebecomemore strong links with both statutory and community independent making the move into paid or voluntaryservices. employment, gaining college or university places orCongratulationstoalltheRE:Startteamthe moving into their own accommodation. feedback from the young people you work with shows just how vital this service is.'