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Acting the CEO

27 Nov 2018 - 17:37 by Mike Wild

Our Sharing Our Wellness conversation is about what keeps you mentally well and helps get through the bad days. I’m going to share something which has been going on for me this year and what helped….

Today is 28th November and I’m in work. That never happens. This is always the first Annual Leave day I book in every year because it's my auntie’s birthday. But this year is different. She passed away over the summer at the age of 102.

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Join the Manchester Mind Trustee Board

23 Nov 2018 - 10:47 by michelle.foster

Manchester Mind are currently looking to recruit up to 3 new Trustees to their Board. Mind Manchester

There has never been a greater focus on mental health, which is clearly highlighting the demand for services that can effectively enable people to deal with their mental health issues. At least one in four people are affected by poor mental health and the wider economic cost in Greater Manchester (GM) is expected to reach £3.5bn by 2021.

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Residents with some mental health conditions could get council tax reductions

26 Oct 2018 - 10:26 by michelle.foster

Manchester residents with some mental-health-related conditions could be eligible for a reduction of up to 100% on their council tax. Manchester City Council

This could apply to people diagnosed with a permanent condition, including the effects of a stroke, dementia, Alzheimer's Disease and other mental health conditions.

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World Mental Health Day sees launch of 'Take 10'

12 Oct 2018 - 10:40 by michelle.foster

Take 10 launches on World Mental Health Day to inspire Manchester residents to read for ten minutes every day and feel good. Take 10

A new initiative launches in Manchester on World Mental Health Day, Wednesday 10 October (10/10), to inspire the city to embrace the mood-boosting benefits of reading for 10 minutes every day.

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The Wolfson Foundation launches £10 million mental health initiative

12 Oct 2018 - 10:26 by michelle.foster

The Wolfson Foundation has announced a £10 million funding competition to support outstanding research to advance the understanding and treatment of mental health conditions. UK universities and research organisations are eligible to apply (individually or collaboratively) and it is likely that a single award will be made. The Wolfson Foundation

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Women's Mental Health Peer Support Programme: enabling provision for women

28 Sep 2018 - 10:36 by michelle.foster

Mind, the leading mental health charity in England and Wales, and Agenda, the alliance for women and girls at risk, are delighted to announce the launch of their £1.3m women’s mental health peer support grants programme. Mind

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Cause and Consequence – Mental Health and Homelessness in Manchester report

18 Sep 2018 - 16:29 by michelle.foster

Thursday evening (9 August 2018) saw Manchester’s people coming together to launch Cause and Consequence: peer-led research into what’s broken for those experiencing mental ill-health and homelessness and how we can work together to fix it. Cause and Consequence

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National Public Survey on Ethnic Inequalities and Severe Mental Illness

18 Sep 2018 - 16:20 by michelle.foster

Synergi Collaborative Centre would appreciate your assistance in helping to identify the top priorities for research on ethnic inequalities in severe mental illness in the UK. This is an important national survey and is the first of its kind, helping to shape the future research agenda, and to involve those with lived experience of mental illness and the public, as well as scientists and clinicians. Synergi

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Tackling Inactivity Initiative, Winning Hearts and Minds Programme

14 Sep 2018 - 09:05 by michelle.foster

Manchester City Council are seeking a partner or partners to design and develop new approaches to tackling inactivity in North Manchester as part of the Winning Hearts and Minds Programme. Manchester City Council

The partnership delivering the Winning Hearts and Minds programme (WHM) includes Manchester Health and  Care Commissioning, Manchester City Council and Eastlands Trust.

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