Day: 12 November 2021

Socially Connecting Shaftesbury – Questionnaire

https://forms.office.com/r/gbWXiE0XXK Melanie Costas from Rural Mental Health Matters and I would be extremely grateful if you would fill in the questionnaire which you can find with the link below. This will enable us to feedback, with the help of Healthwatch Dorset, views about Mental Health care from people resident in North Dorset and beyond. It …

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A public health model for mentally healthier integrated care systems

For a full report see The Centre For Mental Health webpage: https://www.centreformentalhealth.org.uk/publications/briefing-57-better-together “The Covid-19 pandemic is being accompanied by a sharp rise in demand for mental health services. Whilst high quality clinical services are vital in addressing rising needs, the size and nature of the challenge means that treatment alone cannot manage this crisis. Better …

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Carers’ Support Dorset – Calendar entries

For more information go to: https://www.carersupportdorset.co.uk/ You will need to register with them as a Carer before doing the training or joining meetings. Online training: Wednesday 17 November, 10am–11am – Rethink Mental Health Workshop – Recovery  A session led by Rethink Mental Illness on the theme of recovery for the person you care for and how best …

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New space for organisations run by and for the Black Community to support mental health and wellbeing

https://bayo.ubele.org/ “Bayo is a space to find collectives, organisations and services from across the UK – run by and for the Black community – to support your mental health and wellbeing. Developed by by The Ubele Initiative, Mind, Young Minds and Best Beginnings, Bayo was funded by National Emergencies Trust and is run by The Ubele Initiative.”

Workshop for Young People (up to 25) who hear voices

Meme Making Workshop Voice Collective   25th November 6.30 pm – 7.30 pm Book Online  “This workshop is for a small group of young people (up to 25 years old) who hear voices. Bring your favourite meme (mental health related or otherwise) to introduce yourself and we’ll talk about being online while mad*, and using memes to …

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MIND reports that One in Three say they don’t have the skills to deal with their Mental Health

New research from the mental health charity Mind and the supermarket the Co-op has revealed the depth of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic – 10.6 million British people, just under a fifth of the population, currently describe their current mental health as poor. Young people were found to be disproportionately affected. https://www.mentalhealthtoday.co.uk/news/therapy/one-in-three-say-they-don-t-have-the-skills-to-deal-with-their-mental-health-finds-mind Additionally, over …

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