“What recovery means to me” from @stargazer1210

A post from our Community Correspondent Laura McGlinn, of the Mindful Image, as part of our partnership with Scottish Recovery Network Recovery for me has been tough, rewarding, complex and funny at times in so many ways. There have been highs/lows but I wouldn’t be here today without the brakes stopping me in my tracks, […]

Celebrate the launch on Glasgow’s new LGBT mental wellbeing service

Wednesday April 26, 7-9pm Our friends at LGBT Health and Wellbeing are holding an evening of celebration for the launch of Glasgow’s new mental wellbeing service. Everyone is welcome – it’s a chance to  learn about the exciting new project and how you can get involved. Expect spoken word performances, film screenings, art-making, info-sharing, soft […]

I came away from WRAP with a real purpose #recovery @stargazer1210

Our Community Correspondent Laura McGlinn reports back on her experience attending Wellness Recovery Action Planning training They say the first 24 hours are the most critical for a number of reasons, especially when you are in a critical state. Well, as it was it could have gone either way for me. I’m glad to say […]

Free stress management group in Glasgow

Monday evenings, March 6th – April 17th, 6-8pm We’ve heard from a couple of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy trainees who are running a free stress management group as part of their training. They are welcoming people who are  having  difficulty with any of the following: anxiety, low mood, panic, sleep problems, stress Venue: Centre of Therapy 8 Newton […]

Recovery is a bumpy and winding road

Gabby Quinn, tells us what recovery means to her. This blog came from our joint workshop with @SRN_Tweet. It is also published on their website. What does recovery mean to me has been quite an introspective question, and trying to pick just five things that embody recovery to me personally has been quite challenging. Reading […]

What recovery means to me: watch the video from our workshop

At the end of last year, we worked with the Scottish Recovery Network to put together a workshop on blogging about recovery. We asked a simple question: What does recovery mean to you? We were really quite taken aback by the response to the workshop. We offered 15 places, but twice as many people wanted […]

Five ways to survive Valentine’s Day

A repost from our Project Manager @rosiehopes Do you know what? I don’t know if I’ve ever met someone who likes Valentine’s Day. If you’re single, you feel lonely.  If you’re in a relationship, you feel inadequate. If you’ve just broken up… don’t even think about it. Of course, your mental wellbeing can take a […]