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FREE COURSE ON NATURE CONNECTEDNESS

“There’s no wellbeing without nature’s wellbeing. Climate warming and wildlife loss show that the existing relationship between people and the rest of nature is failing.

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Consultation on Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice

See Full Report in Learning Disability Today https://www.learningdisabilitytoday.co.uk/government-launches-consultation-on-new-mental-capacity-act The government has launched a consultation to update the Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice to better support those

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Moderated online platform for young people with autism

New moderated online platform launched to support autistic young people   For a full report see: https://www.learningdisabilitytoday.co.uk/new-moderated-online-platform-launched-to-support-autistic-young-people Ambitious about Autism has launched a new online

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The state of CAMHS

Mental Health Today reports on the worrying state of CAMHS https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/capacity-crisis-camhs-putting-vulnerable-young-people-/ The capacity crisis in CAMHS is putting vulnerable young people at serious risk, say

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Integrated Care Boards must have mental health expert

A Report from the Centre for Mental Health brings some good news. https://www.centreformentalhealth.org.uk/news/changes-health-and-care-bill-bring-mental-health-parity-step-closer-integrated-care-systems All Integrated Care Boards will be required to include at least one

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Picture Yourself Active – Free image library

A NEW FREE RESOURCE LIBRARY OF PHOTOGRAPHS https://ageing-better.org.uk/news/picture-yourself-active-images-of-older-disabled-people https://ageing-better.org.uk/sites/default/files/2021-05/Age-positive-image-library-May-21.pdf Get Yourself Active at Disability Rights UK and the Centre for Ageing Better have launched Picture Yourself

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LIVED EXPERIENCE? HELP THE CHARITY ‘MIND’

https://www.mind.org.uk/workplace/influence-and-participation-toolkit/lived-experience-newsletter/ I subscribed to MIND’s Lived Experience Newsletter some time ago when the with a view to helping.  Unfortunately with our little ‘charity’ growing so

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