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African and Caribbean Mental Health Services – free support services

28 Jul 2017 - 09:42 by michelle.foster

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. African Caribbean Mental Health Services

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Spirit Story for Volunteers' Week 2017: John Sennett - John's Road to Volunteering

31 May 2017 - 08:57 by guest.blogger

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."

Guest Blog: A Caring Manchester

26 May 2017 - 17:40 by Mike Wild

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.

Information and Helplines for Manchester Arena Incident

23 May 2017 - 13:42 by michelle.foster

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


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Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week and become a world record breaker

5 May 2017 - 11:27 by michelle.foster

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. Self Help

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.

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The impact of housing problems on mental health

24 Apr 2017 - 15:14 by michelle.foster

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.

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Rewriting the DNA of Health and Care (Episode IV: A New Hope?)

23 Feb 2017 - 11:50 by Mike Wild

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.

Winter Wellbeing with Self Help

16 Dec 2016 - 10:35 by michelle.foster

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.

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