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Hear the perspectives of young black men and help them to access services - The We Tell You research report and manifesto

8 Mar 2018 - 10:44 by michelle.foster

The We Tell You research report explores explanations to why black men do not access mental health services. We Tell You Report

It is the result of a three-year study with 26 young peers who, supported by Manchester based mental health charity 42’nd Street and the Manchester Metropolitan University, spoke to 78 young black men aged between 13 – 24 across Greater Manchester.

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African and Caribbean Mental Health Services Free Counselling Service and professional support

3 Nov 2017 - 11:16 by michelle.foster

African and Caribbean Mental Health Services Free Counselling Service
Are you in a stressful situation? Are you finding it difficult to resolve? African and Caribbean Mental Health Services

By talking to a counsellor you can look at problem areas in your life and find ways of dealing with them in a safe and confidential setting.

For further information, contact Dawn on 0161 226 9562.

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New £15 million programme to help train one million in mental health first aid

3 Nov 2017 - 11:02 by michelle.foster

A new £15 million programme will see up to 1 million people trained in basic mental health “first aid” skills. The programme will improve personal resilience and help people recognise and respond effectively to signs of mental illness in others. Gov.uk

The campaign, designed and delivered by Public Health England (PHE), will help people assess their own mental wellbeing and learn techniques to reduce stress.

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Thriving not just surviving: Young Men and Mental Health

4 Oct 2017 - 11:40 by michelle.foster

Comic Relief has launched a £1.75 million fund to support vulnerable and disadvantaged young men with mental health problems. Comic Relief is seeking proposals to deliver specialised mental health provision which puts the needs of young men at the heart of their work. Comic Relief are especially interested in funding organisations that test out different approaches to engagement and support to establish what works.

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TLC - St Lukes: community, healthy living, arts, mental health

4 Aug 2017 - 10:54 by michelle.foster

TLC - St Lukes are a small local charity in Longsight / Ardwick based at St Lukes Church aiming to improve the mental health and wellbeing of local people. TLC St Lukes

You can get involved by joining activities or by volunteering in the centre.

You can call in to TLC - St Lukes, Guide Post Road, Longsight, Manchester, M13 9HP on any Tuesday or Thursday or contact 0161 273 1538.

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African and Caribbean Mental Health Services – free support services

28 Jul 2017 - 09:42 by michelle.foster

With ever increasing pressures at work and home, there are times when we need some extra support to balance the demands of everyday life, that’s why African and Caribbean Mental Health Services (ACMHS) offers working professionals a free and confidential support service. African Caribbean Mental Health Services

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Spirit Story for Volunteers' Week 2017: John Sennett - John's Road to Volunteering

31 May 2017 - 08:57 by guest.blogger

Our second Volunteers’ Week Spirit Story has been suuplied by John Sennett.

Enter John Sennett...

"John Sennett, a volunteer veteran brings to life his passion for helping others and the charity sector, by running the blog, John’s Road to Volunteering.

John’s Road to Volunteering is a platform sharing a volunteer’s journey into inspiring, motivating and educating others, whilst giving others an opportunity to share their story."

Guest Blog: A Caring Manchester

26 May 2017 - 17:40 by Mike Wild

I'm delighted to share a blog written by Dr Sohail Munshi, reflecting on the response to the events at the MEN Arena this week. (Click here to read Macc's response)

I’ve never written a blog before so this is a first.

Information and Helplines for Manchester Arena Incident

23 May 2017 - 13:42 by michelle.foster

We have pulled together a range of information collected so far about the additional support local charities & community organisations are offering in the aftermath of the events.
Scroll down to the foot of the page to view the updates.

 

Helplines and official contact information

 

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