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PABBS evidence-based suicide bereavement training

PABBS evidence-based suicide bereavement training, has been informed by a three year study, conducted at the University of Manchester, funded (£243k) by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), Research for Patient Benefit Programme and first of its kind internationally. It is a highly interactive one day workshop and includes a workbook, 9 films and a 60 page manual for future reference. The training is delivered by two practitioners with significant experience working in this field.

8 October, 2019 - 09:00 to 16:00
Royal Exchange Theatre, St Anns Square, Manchester, M2 7DH

Voluntary Sector Assembly: A Meeting of Minds – The Voluntary Sector and Mental Health

3 June, 2019 - 13:30 to 16:30

The Mental Health Foundation estimated that 1 in 6 people in the past week experienced a common mental health problem. There is still a taboo about discussing mental health and it can be hard for people to get the help they need in the places they need it. Over the last few years, there has been an increased demand for mental health services and support. The voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector has a vital role in both mental health service provision and also wider support that enables people in the community to keep well.

Paid opportunities for BME people with lived experience of severe mental distress

26 Apr 2019 - 10:19 by michelle.foster

Do you want to be employed as a co-researcher on a project that aims to tackle ethnic inequalities in severe mental illness? Synergi Collaborative Centre
Do you: have lived experience of severe mental distress? Identify as African, Caribbean, South Asian or mixed heritage? Have interest in advancing our understanding of

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Non Exec Director Roles at Breathworks

26 Apr 2019 - 10:14 by michelle.foster

Breathworks is dedicated to helping people with pain, stress and ill-health live active and rewarding lives. As a national leader in mindfulness training, Breathworks have been running programmes for individuals, companies and public sector bodies since 2001. Breathworks

Breathworks are now at a very exciting juncture in the development of their organisation and have undergone a recent re-structure to best fulfill their vision.

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What did you say? – Access to communication, information and knowledge for disabled people

8 August, 2019 - 18:00 to 20:00

Let’s talk about how we as disabled people navigate communication and information. We all have different access requirements and experience various disabling barriers, whether as neurodiverse people, autistic people, learning disabled people, people with mental health needs, people with information processing needs, Deaf people, and people with sensory or physical impairments. Access to communication, information and knowledge is an important issue that is often ignored or overlooked when talking about our right to equal access.

What did you say? – Access to communication, information and knowledge for disabled people

6 August, 2019 - 13:00 to 15:00

Let’s talk about how we as disabled people navigate communication and information. We all have different access requirements and experience various disabling barriers, whether as neurodiverse people, autistic people, learning disabled people, people with mental health needs, people with information processing needs, Deaf people, and people with sensory or physical impairments. Access to communication, information and knowledge is an important issue that is often ignored or overlooked when talking about our right to equal access.

Money Talks

8 Apr 2019 - 20:19 by Mike Wild

Recently I had a very nice letter inviting me to write for a publication (quite high status) and a follow-up phone conversation to explore further. In the course of this, the London-based publisher emphasised that wanting to reach outside their heavily London-focused circle was a big priority for them. Who can guess the next bit of the conversation?

Information Pack for GM Adult MH Service User Network

3 Apr 2019 - 12:47 by michelle.foster

Last July was the launch of the Greater Manchester Adult Mental Health Service User Network: https://gmecscn.nhs.uk/index.php/news/664-new-network-promises-mental-health-improvements

A Steering Group of service user and carers was formed and has been working behind the scenes and meeting regularly to agree a governance structure of a Chair and Vice Chair with 1 representative from each of the 10 boroughs which is known as the CORE group of members.

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Christmas and New Year 2018 – services and support

20 Dec 2018 - 14:15 by michelle.foster

Macc Christmas and New Year closure information

Our offices will be closed from 4pm on Friday 21 December and will open in the New Year on Wednesday 2 January. The Macc team sends best wishes to all during this festive period and looks forward to working with you again next year.

Here you will find details of local voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) services operating over the Christmas and New Year period, as well as details of Manchester City Councils services and local NHS services.
 

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