A STUDENT at Edinburgh Napier College has graduated along with her remaining undertaking honouring the reminiscence of her late brother Sean, who took his personal life in 2021.
Courtney Whyte has obtained a level in Inside and Spatial Design with the inventive undertaking Sean’s Home, a non-clinical house designed to encourage younger males to talk overtly round psychological well being challenges.
Courtney used photographs of Sean, reflective quotes and numerous visuals to show her imaginative and prescient for the house and the way it could create a peaceable, open atmosphere for facilitating dialog amongst younger males.
Courtney’s design was additionally knowledgeable by Chris’s Home, a Wishaw-based psychological well being disaster charity that offered a fantastic assist to Courtney following her brother’s dying.
With the assistance of the charity and Edinburgh Napier College’s Psychological Well being Group, the coed was capable of successfully channel her grief into her remaining undertaking.
As she acquired specialised help and credit the college’s assist with enabling her to proceed her research, Courtney has since inspired others to entry the group’s providers, significantly emphasising their willingness to accommodate those who want them.
She stated: “The undertaking helped me each elevate consciousness and really feel like I used to be making a distinction, by serving to different males who have been struggling to talk out”.