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WILTSHIRE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES SURVEY

If you are over 16 and have experience of local mental health support services in Wiltshire, or you are a staff member working in these services, a carer, friend, family member or supporter of someone who has used support services, please share your experiences in a short survey from mental health charity, Response. https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/responsesurvey/ For …

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Are you registered with Carer Support Dorset? Lots of help and support available for your mental health

Virtual Cuppa on Wednesday 15 September, 10am-11am. Informal chat with guest speaker from Wiseability on employer engagement support. Rethink Mental Health Workshop – Dealing with Stress and Feelings on Wednesday 22 September, 10am-11am. A session on how to cope with caring and managing your stress and emotions in your everyday life. Joint monthly Drop-In session with Rethink Mental Illness on Wednesday …

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Home-Start North Dorset Groups

See details on their website: https://home-start-northdorset.co.uk/group-support/ Mothers in Mind “Mothers in Mind is a group offering mums a place to find comfort, advice and support while experiencing anxiety, depression, low mood, OCD, or loneliness around the time of pregnancy or after birth. If you would like more information, please contact the office on 01258 473038 or email us via …

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Health Equality Partnership Community Insights – A Chance to make sure Rural North Dorset Issues are Heard

NewsFlash Ioana from Dorset Community Action will be attending the Peer Support Group Meeting on 4th October in Shaftesbury to talk about this June 2021 – November 2021 Help support the gathering and analysis of local health inequalities that people with enduring mental illness face. Please join a focus group discussion and have your voice …

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Dorset Council Family Information Centre – Home Learning Resources for Mental Health and Wellbeing

https://mailchi.mp/dorsetcouncil/adumks27ey A great resource for both families and children with links to: Headspace App (10+ years) The Smiling Mind App (5+ years) Cosmic Kids Yoga – Youtube (3+ years) Park Yoga – Livestream (5+ years) See it Differently, Listening Room – bookable secure webchat (Parents) Dorset CAMHS Videos help and advice – (0-18 years) Wellbeing …

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Recovery Education Centre – Open Access Resources

https://www.dorsethealthcare.nhs.uk/patients-and-visitors/our-services-hospitals/REC The REC are asking for ideas about the topics, formats and ways in which they can build their library. You can send an email to [email protected], telephone 01202 584478, complete a survey (Podcast survey or Video survey) or participate in the “Spotlight On: Open Access Resources” event on 16th September 12.00 noon – 1.00 pm  Current …

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Career Hive for Disabled including Mental Health

https://hive.evenbreak.co.uk/ Evenbreak’s Career Hive The social enterprise Evenbreak has launched Career Hive. Free, relevant and accessible careers support for people whose career prospects are affected by disability or a long-term condition, including mental ill-health. Delivered by careers professionals with lived experience of disability. They can help both those seeking employment and those seeking better employment …

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SCARS – Stalbridge Cancer Recover and Support Group

Stalbridge Cancer Recover and Support Group was established in 2014.  They hold a monthly meeting in a friendly, confidential and comfortable environment with a cuppa and cake, Current cancer patients, those that have recovered from cancer and family and friends who may find they also need support to come to terms with the life-changing effects …

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New Benefits Calculator

A new benefits calculator has been introduced by Turn2Us, a national charity providing practical help to people who are struggling financially. https://benefits-calculator-2.turn2us.org.uk/ Have a look at their website to see what other help and support is available.