Before completing the Prince’s Trust Team programme at Groundwork Charlie was really struggling with her mental health. Due to her lack of confidence she was unable to leave the house by herself or speak to new people. Charlie was struggling with her sleep pattern as her mind always seemed focused on something else.
Walking into the Team room on the first day was anxious inducing for Charlie; she didn’t think she would be able to talk to anyone, however everyone quickly started getting to know each other which put her nerves at ease.
Throughout the 13 week programme Charlie undertook huge steps in her personal development; improving in her confidence and trusting in her own abilities to succeed. Charlie’s trust in professionals has grown and she now recognises that people want the best possible outcome for her.
Charlie reports that the Prince’s Trust Team programme has given her a purpose in life again and inspired new hopes for the future.
Whilst on the programme, Charlie has learnt about the work Groundwork and the Princes Trust do to help the next generation flourish; this has inspired her to want to work with young people who are participating in the Groundwork Programmes.