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.
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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
Manchester-based mental health charity, Self Help are hoping to make history as they attempt to beat the world record for the most people practicing mindfulness together.
The event will take place on Saturday 13 May, 11am, at Whitworth Art Gallery, to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week and raise awareness of the stress-reducing practice.
One in five adults have suffered mental health issues in the last five years, due to housing problems.
Shelter’s new report reveals that the mental health of millions of people in England has suffered in the last five years because of housing problems. As a result, many have sought help from their GPs.
You know that game where you have to pick the people, living or dead, you’d most like to have round a dinner table? Being a bit of an ideas geek, I have a similar thing about who I’d like to hear speak at my dream conference. I’m lucky that I occasionally get to hear some brilliant speakers from the world of charities and social enterprises.
Award-winning SICK! Festival returns to Manchester and Salford on 8-25 March, with a three-week programme featuring some of the finest and most hard-hitting new theatre, dance, film and public art from around the world, alongside fascinating debates and talks.
Christmas can be a challenging time for our stress levels and it's even harder for people facing mental health issues.
Feeling like there is no-one to turn to is a real danger to someone in the midst of an emotional crisis.
If you - or anyone else you know - are struggling to cope, support is available.
Self Help offer a range of talking therapies, with shorter than average waiting times, that can help you feel better.