Young people use Harry Potter to explore feelings of loneliness in school [Video]

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13 Jan 2020

Annually, children and young people in the services of 'The Children's Society' are given money to cover the expenses of a project important to them. The funding allows them to learn new skills and be involved in activities to help them get themselves heard by adults.

A group in the society's Birmingham mental health and well-being drop-in centre decided to make a short film on school. Not simply is it on school, but feeling misunderstood, lonely and isolated as well. The short movie is made very relatable to young people because it's based on feelings they experience, it's set in a school environment and is put in the universe of Harry Potter.

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