Brightside showcased in report on good one-to-one support

Our mentoring is highlighted as an example of support that helps people develop confidence and hope in new research from NESTA and OSCA.

The report ‘Good help and bad help: How purpose and confidence transform lives’ examines interventions that support individuals to overcome barriers by focusing on their strengths, as opposed to seeing people as problems that need to be fixed. The report authors observe that ‘Mentors act as role models to their mentees, and after their mentoring period young people have more knowledge about their skills and their options, and report feeling more confident in being able to achieve their goals.’

Download the full report.