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Mark Davyd

Mark Davyd
Chief Executive of Rhythmix

#LocalCharitiesDay: Music in Mind tackling mental health

December 13, 2017 — Civil Society

Chief Executive of Rhythmix

Mental health problems and mental illness in children and young people are far more prevalent than most people realise. Approximately three children in every classroom have a diagnosed mental health issue and the children and young people referred to support services have a range, or combination of, extremely complex mental health difficulties. These can include…

#LocalCharitiesDay: Rhythmix Wishing Well

December 12, 2016 — Civil Society

Chief Executive of Rhythmix

When you think of hospitals, what are the sounds you remember?The beeping machines?The alarms at night?The scurry of nurses?The sobs of families?As a child, I spent a lot of time in hospitals. It was a deeply unsettling experience, both the actual time I spent there and later the isolation and distance it had created between…