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Mental health support in Greater Manchester for adults and young people

10 Jun 2020 - 12:18 by michelle.foster

If you find yourself feeling anxious, stressed or overwhelmed, there’s support out there for you. There are free digital services available.

You can find information, resources and other places you can get help and support and information about your local mental health and wellbeing services here


 

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Manchester Kindness Stories - May

Although things are hard at the moment there's some amazing stuff happening. We are gathering stories about positive things that are happening in Manchester's communities during this #coronalockdown. Below are all the stories we collected in May and a short two part film/animation of some of the great stories we gathered. If you have a story please email me on: hannah@macc.org.uk #Manchesterkind #NeverMoreNeeded

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Together Dementia Support

Together Dementia Support had planned to record interviews at their Fabulous Forgetful Friends groups but due to COVID-19, they have instead made a short film of phone interviews and pictures. This film features a number of people explaining in their own words how they live well with dementia. 

 

Southway Housing Trust – Tidy Homes, Tidy Minds

8 Jun 2020 - 11:36 by michelle.foster

tidy homes tidy midsHoarding is defined by the NHS as “Excessively acquiring items that appear of little or no value and not being able to throw them away, resulting in unmanageable amounts of clutter”.

Compulsive hoarding can be a distressing and debilitating psychological condition, and since 2013 hoarding disorder has been recognised as a Mental Health condition.

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Independent Mental Capacity Advocate at Gaddum

Job summary
Gaddum Advocacy (formerly: The Manchester Advocacy Hub) provides all statutory advocacy services across Manchester and are looking for an energetic and passionate advocate to join their team.

The Independent Mental Capacity Advocate is responsible for responding to advocacy referrals under the Mental Capacity Act and the Care Act as necessary.

Advocates work in partnership with the people they support and take their side. Gaddum Advocacy promotes social inclusion, equality and social justice.

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35 hours a week with expectation to provide shared duty cover.
Salary: 
£21,589 per annum
Location: 
Gaddum House, professional and community settings
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Independent Mental Health Advocate at Gaddum

Job summary
Gaddum Advocacy (formerly: The Manchester Advocacy Hub) provides all statutory advocacy services across Manchester and they are looking for an energetic and passionate advocate to join their team.

The Independent Mental Health Advocate is responsible for responding to advocacy referrals under the Mental Health Act as necessary.

Advocates work in partnership with the people they support and take their side. Gaddum Advocacy promotes social inclusion, equality and social justice.

Job purpose

Hours: 
35 hours per week with expectation to provide shared duty cover.
Salary: 
£21,589 per annum
Location: 
Gaddum House, professional and community settings
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