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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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Introduction to Mindfulness – Half day workshop

Research is showing that mindfulness meditation has a whole host of benefits for our minds and bodies. It can help calm the mind, improve sleep, and help us cope better with chronic pain and life’s challenges.

We all know what it’s like when stress sets in. Life seems harder, anxiety levels rise, and our sleep and social life starts to suffer.

27 November, 2018 - 14:00 to 17:00
Zion Community Resource Centre
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Wellbeing at Work – Half day course

This course can help you tackle these challenges. It will provide a practical introduction to improving your own personal wellbeing, combining experiential learning with discussion, plus interactive exercises and relaxation techniques for use at work and home.

1 in every 6 workers experience a mental health challenge (Mind Workplace Wellbeing Index)

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20 November, 2018 - 13:30 to 16:30
Zion Community Resource Centre
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Mental Health Awareness – Half day course

This half day course provides an overview of many mental health problems and the practical tools to help you manage your own mental well-being and support friends, family and colleagues.

1 in 4 of us experience a mental health problem every year.

There’s a huge range of mental health problems. But living well with or without a mental health problem is accessible to us all.

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20 November, 2018 - 09:30 to 12:30
Zion Community Resource Centre
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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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