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The Pink Paint Project

The Pink Paint Project

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A National Citizen Service cohort of young people developed The Pink Paint Project, as they were keen to spread positive spirits in their local community and raise awareness about where people can find help for mental health issues as many young people struggle with this. They painted canvases and added the Samaritans helpline number onto them, before hanging them up in shops and community centres around Chesterfield (UK). They did a bake sale, making £268 for the Samaritans while raising the Samaritans’ profile. They chose the colour Baker-Miller Pink because it is shown to temporarily reduce aggressive behaviour.

Subject(s): Citizenship & PSHE
Owner: superstars

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