News hub

Our blogs, opinion pieces, stories and experiences from across Second Step. See below for our featured film, our latest blog and most recent edition of our newsletter, Second Step News.

Stories and campaigns


Latest news

Volunteering as a gateway

6 June 2019

Volunteering is often talked about as a gateway to paid work. This volunteers week we have Claire our Digital Communications Officer talking about how volunteering helped her into her job.

Read More
Making sushi together

Who cares?

2 June 2019

To mark Carers’ Week (10-16 June) our Involvement Officer Bev Woolmer blogs about being a carer for her son.

Read More

On Identity: Self-Portrait as a Camera

29 May 2019

When asked to write a self-portrait using an object as metaphor for the self, Wellbeing College attendee Mollie chose the camera as her object identity in her poem ‘We See Me A Little Different’.

Read More

#GetReal – helping prevent male suicide

17 May 2019

New Second Step social media campaign #GetReal to help prevent male suicide.

Read More

Living in my car – Dan’s story

16 May 2019

Dan tells his story to BBC Points West as part of Second Step’s #GetReal campaign.

Read More


16 May 2019

Our #WhatMakesMeWell campaign is back for the summer. Kicked off with this one minute film from our Communications Manager.

Read More