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About Us

The Lily-Jo Project is devoted to eliminating the stigma surrounding mental health through music, digital resources, and community engagement.

We firmly believe that when exposed to the basic principles of mental health from an early age, kids are empowered to:

  1. Be proactive about maintaining good mental health into adulthood
  2. Ultimately reach their full potential and achieve their dreams!

The Problems We Face

1 in 5 people have suicidal thoughts, 1 in 14 people self-harm, and 1 in 15 people attempt suicide. We believe that this is far too many.

Here are a few key underlying problems:

75% with a mental health condition start developing it before 18.

Teachers and parents lack quality mental health resources.

Support services are overwhelmed, have long wait times, and require a referral.

Existing mental health curriculum does not resonate with kids and teens.

Sources: *Mind, MFHA England, MQ: Transforming Mental Health

Our Core Services

To address these problems, The Lily-Jo Project proudly offers the following mix of free and paid services.

Self-Help Resource

Our free online self-help resource is available 24/7, and is designed to help people manage and overcome the most common mental health challenges such as:

  • Low mood
  • Anxiety & Stress
  • Self Harm
  • Eating Disorders
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Childhood Trauma &
  • Grief

In addition to these core resource pages available for children and adults, we also publish the following on a regular basis:

If you are interested in writing a guest blog, being a guest on our podcast, or collaborating on content, please get in touch with us at admin@thelilyjoproject.com.

Learning Platform & Curriculum

Our online learning curriculum has over a year’s worth of content for classrooms worldwide.

We empower teachers to:

  • Address the very basics of mental health and mental health hygiene.
  • Help students build positive mental health habits.
  • Cultivate a classroom culture of positivity, kindness, and empathy.

In addition to the very basics of mental health, our curriculum also covers the following topics:

  • Racism
  • Self-Esteem
  • Bullying
  • Resilience &
  • Self-Expression

To explore our online learning curriculum, you can visit our separate online learning platform website here. To book a call or virtual tour, please get in touch with us at admin@thelilyjoproject.com.

Live Events

When possible, we also take our message out into the world by hosting:

School assemblies

Workshops &

Gigs

At each event, our goal is to have an honest conversation about mental health, making sure students understand:

How to look after their own mental health.

What to do and where to go if they are struggling.

To drive home the message, we utilise music, dance, and activities to make learning about mental health fun and memorable.

To enquire about our in-person workshops and to book a date in the diary, please get in touch with Pete at admin@thelilyjoproject.com.

Meet the Team

Lily-Jo

Founder, Executive Producer & Workshop Presenter

Pete

Operations Manager

Shelby

Communications & Content Manager

Alexis

Admin & Content Creator

Emma

Writer

Brandy

Writer

Moses

Dancer & Workshop Presenter

Sola

Choreographer & Dancer

Emma

Clinical Consultant

Our Partners

Our partners believe in the mission of The Lily-Jo Project and generously donate resources to help us do what we do. Partners also have the opportunity to collaborate with us on special projects.

Trustees

Our trustees help us plan, think strategically, and stay focused. With their generous support and guidance, we can make sure that The Lily-Jo Project makes the right decisions for the future.

 Rebecca Fidler – Estar Bennett – Adam Shardlow – Charles Morgan

Building a sense of community and connection with other people is so important to us. If you are interested in volunteering, sharing your story, becoming a partner, collaborating on a project, or donating, please get in touch with us by sending an email to: admin@thelilyjoproject.com.

Get Involved!

Share

If you’d like to share your mental health journey with us, we would love to hear from you! Give us a shout at admin@thelilyjoproject.com and we are happy to find a way to collaborate with you on a blog article, video, or podcast.

Donate

Love what we do? Why not make a donation to support our continued work in schools and communities worldwide. For regular giving, please contact admin@thelilyjoproject.com.

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