Solicitors raise more than £2,000 for St Albans charity

PUBLISHED: 07:37 08 May 2019 | UPDATED: 07:37 08 May 2019

Debenhams Ottaway giving the cheque to chief executive of Youth Talk, David Barker. Picture: Youth Talk

Debenhams Ottaway giving the cheque to chief executive of Youth Talk, David Barker. Picture: Youth Talk

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Solicitors have raised more than £2,000 for a St Albans youth mental health charity.

Debenhams Ottaway has organised a range of activities over the past year in aid of Youth Talk, including a Christmas Jumper Day, a Health and Wellbeing Week, and raffles.

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Youth Talk provide a confidential counselling service to young people between 13 to 25 who live, work or receive education in St Albans and the surrounding district.

Chief executive of the charity, David Barker, said: "Sadly, increasing numbers of young people need support and rely on charities such as Youth Talk. With the fabulous support from the team at Debenhams Ottaway we are able to continue to provide a safe space for young people and support them with their mental health and emotional wellbeing."

Managing partner of Debenhams Ottaway, Susan Glenholme, said mental health and wellbeing "needs to be promoted, talked about, and thought about in all workplaces".

Other local businesses interested in finding out more can contact David on david.barker@youthtalk.org.uk

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