A commitment to wellbeing
unites us as one
As an organisation, our committment to wellbeing underpins everything that we do. Be it our charity work with young people, our fee-based people development training, or our public challenge events, our committment to wellbeing makes us 'One Brathay'.
We are lucky to be based in the Lake District – the perfect setting to take time out and reflect, although we also focus on wellbeing in urban communities too.
Our programmes impact at a deeply personal level by using sustained experiential learning to build resilience and confidence; to teach strategies for managing life’s most challenging situations, and to develop self-belief.
We have a 75-year history of working with young people and there is still no ‘quick fix’ when it comes to wellbeing.
Our community programmes reflect this, providing life-changing practical, emotional and social support over long periods of time.
Many of the young people on our community programmes have emotional and mental health problems. We work with individuals experiencing anxiety, self-harm, substance misuse and lack of confidence. They may be at risk of exploitation or engage in risk-taking behaviour.Godfrey Owen, Brathay Chief Executive