Day: 11 January 2021

CHRONIC PAIN

FIBROMYALGIA CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME/ME The Vale Primary Care Network (Blackmore Vale and Gillingham Medical Practices) with their Health Champions and Social Prescribing teams are setting up a Telephone Support/Chat Group. All you need is a telephone – landline or mobile – to take part in a friendly facilitated group chat session. You do not need …

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Resources to Help you Cope

The resources available for mental health have grown considerably since the first lockdown from most of the organisations, both local and national. The Recovery Education Centre have Podcasts, Webinars, Videos, Study Groups and Home Learning Packs. A new Spring Calendar will be released shortly. Look at https://www.dorsethealthcare.nhs.uk/patients-and-visitors/our-services-hospitals/REC Steps to Wellbeing have a range of resources …

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PSYCHOTIC DELUSIONS

A study by researchers at the University of Cambridge and King’s College London have found that problems in how the brain recognizes and processes new information is at the root of psychosis. This was reported in the Rethink Mental Illness publication Your Voice. The results describe how the neurotransmitter dopamine ‘tunes’ the brain to a …

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Dorset Work Matters

Part of Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust. For people under a CMHT. (There are also employment advisers if you are seeing a therapist with Steps to Wellbeing or are on the waiting list. See https:/https://www.dorsethealthcare.nhs.uk/patients-and-visitors/our-services-hospitals/vocational-services-dorset/dorset-healthcares-work-services/employment-advisors) It can be used alongside Wiseability. It aims to: Get people into competitive employment It is open to all …

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