Half Term on a Budget

Half Term on a Budget

Half Term on a Budget Another half term is upon us, and it can be an expensive time.  Keeping the children entertained needn’t break the bank though, here are some ideas on how to have fun and save the pennies… Boredom Jar Get the children to write fun...
Facing the Challenge with Fegans

Facing the Challenge with Fegans

Today is World Mental Health Day, and at Fegans we are facing the challenge of supporting vulnerable children with mental health difficulties today, as we do every day. We currently work with 400 children a week, and aim to reach 2,000 a week, before we set our next...
Blog special: Social Media – A Teenagers’ View

Blog special: Social Media – A Teenagers’ View

This week the BBC reported a worrying number of teenagers are having their mental health adversely effected by the use of smartphones.  In our Blog Special, a teenager writes for Fegans about her experiences with smartphones, and gives interesting feedback to parents...
Back to school: Beat the Bullies

Back to school: Beat the Bullies

By Mary Fowlie, Head of Counselling at Fegans Going back to school, a new pencil case and seeing old classmates is a thrill for many children, for others who have suffered bullying at school, September can be a daunting time. 70% of all young people1 have experienced...
Back to school: The importance of routine

Back to school: The importance of routine

By Sarah Ingram, Head of Parenting and Development at Fegans Heading back to school after the summer holidays can be a stressful time for both children and parents. The holidays are long, and body clocks and pace of life changes, only to snap back into structure and...
Fegans’ Election Plea

Fegans’ Election Plea

Fegans’ Election Plea Fegans’ job is to counsel traumatized and vulnerable children and work with parents to achieve a wholesome, enjoyable, hope-filled family life. However, much of the issues we deal with have, at their core, common characteristics which we...