We are very proud to announce that the group won the Gold award for Tackling Inequalities and Improving Health!  Congratulations to everyone involved with the Be Herd Group on winning this award, it is truly well deserved!

It is a fantastic achievement for our Be Herd group whose aim is to raise awareness and tackle the stigma surrounding mental health issues.

The Whitburn Academy Be Herd project has already transformed and saved lives.  Our hard hitting, moving assemblies and concert tackled mental health issues head on and gave our community the confidence and courage to Be Herd.  By empowering people to talk about mental health; life chances are improved allowing our community to thrive both now and in the future.  We want to share our goal with everyone because we all have mental health, there is no need for an elephant in the room and we all need to Be Herd.

The group were also invited by Neil Findlay MSP to share our success in the Scottish Parliament in November 2019 so that our work could be shared all across Scotland.