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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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How you can help in Manchester this Christmas!

13 Dec 2018 - 15:39 by shanna.lennon

My two colleagues and I have just come from dropping off donations at  Emmeline’s Pantry. Here at Macc we decided that one of the ways we could practice what we preach is by supporting a local Christmas Appeal, we asked for suggestions and picked at random. Emmeline’s Pantry was the name that came out of the hat.

VCSE Health and Wellbeing Fund 2019-20: Children and Young People's Mental Health – apply by 15 February 2019

7 Dec 2018 - 11:46 by michelle.foster

A new fund has been announced by the government to support VCSE organisations that help children and young people with their mental health. Applications are invited from existing schemes to trial a new approach to helping children and young people with their mental health. Gov.uk

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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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