Body image is the perception that a person has of their physical self and the thoughts and feelings that result from that perception. These feelings can be positive, negative, or both, and are influenced by individual and environmental factors.
About the campaign
In 2018 South Tyneside's Young People's Parliament ran a campaign to raise awareness of body image issues for young people. They explored the theme through a series of events, collecting young people's views and identifying their issues or concerns.
For more information, read the Body Image Campaign Report974.64KB.
Resources for schools
Let's Talk Body Talk leaflet674.87KB
Body Image Posters1.49MB
Information or support about body image
If you or someone you know would like more information or support about body image, below are some useful links:
South Tyneside Young People's Parliament
For more information about South Tyneside Young People's Parliament (STYPP) visit South Tyneside's Young People's Parliament (STYPP), email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0191 424 6338.
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