Paul’s story

I really appreciate the fact you are honest with me. – Paul*, Young Mentee

*Names have been changed to protect the young person’s identity.

background to the referral

Paul* was 24 years old when he was referred for Creative Mentoring. He was experiencing a challenging period in his life and struggling to manage his mental health, which led to him being admitted to a Psychiatric hospital and spending some time in prison.

At the time of the referral, Paul had already made significant progress in terms of his mental health and it was felt that Creative Mentoring would help Paul to take part in ‘purposeful activity’. Paul had a keen interest in music and the aim of the referral was to channel this passion in a ‘pro social way’ that would help to motivate him.

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