"Curiously enough, the only thing that went through the mind of the bowl of petunias as it fell was “Oh no, not again”.
All Mental Health
The We Tell You research report explores explanations to why black men do not access mental health services.
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.
African and Caribbean Mental Health Services Free Counselling Service
Are you in a stressful situation? Are you finding it difficult to resolve?
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.
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.
The campaign, designed and delivered by Public Health England (PHE), will help people assess their own mental wellbeing and learn techniques to reduce stress.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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