Mental Defence - Helping young people to tackle the causes of emotional distress

Them-WifiesThem Wifies, a community arts organisation which works those facing multiple disadvantages, will be delivering Mental Defence workshops free of charge to organisations working with young people aged 13-25 in Newcastle.

Mental Defence is an issue based drama programme which aims increase the emotional resilience of young people who face severe and multiple disadvantages to prevent the onset or further development of mental health problems.

Book your place by visiting: or by contacting Maria Lavelle: 0191 261 4090 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Them Wifies also deliver a range of other courses. 

New programmes are being developed all the time with the support of an in house drama group of vulnerable young women. Workshops can be developed on any subject to meet the needs of the participants.

To find out more about the following courses please click on the links below:


Keeping emotionally and physically safe on the internet

Healthier relationships

Self Esteem and feeling good

Understanding Self Harm

Understanding Mental Health

Crime and Justice

Anger Management

Drug and Alcohol misuse