Stigma

Beyond Boundaries – Integrated Support

Posted on: 15th November 2017

Beyond Boundaries is Body & Soul’s remote peer support service, providing over the phone and text support to our members who are unable to attend our centre due to severe…

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Quarterly Report – Q2 2017: Life in My Shoes

Posted on: 2nd August 2017

Life in My Shoes is Body & Soul’s campaign to promote empathy as a means of understanding the experiences of others and reducing stigma around ‘invisible difference’, e.g. the difference…

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Spreading empathy one rap battle at a time

Posted on: 24th July 2017

Body & Soul’s Life in My Shoes programme has been reaching out to school children and youth groups in and around London for five years now. In the last year,…

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The links between HIV and suicide

Posted on: 8th March 2017

Body & Soul is about to launch its new programme supporting young people who have attempted suicide. There is a clear rationale behind the decision to expand our support services…

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Challenging the status quo – it’s never too early to start

Posted on: 2nd March 2017

With the right intervention at the right time, the Body & Soul model of care builds hope and resilience among members. Many of our programmes are built around resilience training…

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BBC Radio 1 comes to Body & Soul

Posted on: 5th December 2016

Now we’re not ones to name-drop here at Body & Soul (name-drop alert!), but we were pretty excited when our new friends Alice Levine and Toddla T from BBC Radio…

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Why there’s more to HIV than just a virus

Posted on: 28th November 2016

Life in my Shoes, Body & Soul’s campaign to combat stigma and build empathy, has been working to challenge misperceptions around HIV since it was established in 2011. As we…

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Visit from House of Lords committee

Posted on: 27th October 2016

This afternoon we welcomed three members of the House of Lords Select Committee on Charities to Body & Soul – Baroness Pitkeathley (chairman), Lord Bichard and Lord Foulkes of Cumnock….

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HIV and mental health

Posted on: 10th October 2016

Today is World Mental Health Day. Here Adrian, our head of adult services, talks about the relationship between HIV and mental health. _____________ Some people think HIV is now just…

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World Aids Day Coverage in The Guardian

Posted on: 9th December 2015

We were also very proud of the young adults featured by journalist Jenny Kleeman for the Guardian on World Aids Day talking about their experience of stigma.   Here is…

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