Dawn Craig has always dreamed of swimming the channel, but when she became unwell in ...
Volunteering is great for your mental wellbeing. It’s a good way to contribute, connect with ...
A massive thank you to everyone who came along to yesterday’s blogging workshop we ran ...
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, […]
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 […]
A post from our Community Correspondent Robert Terry As a Christmas present for my brother and an 81st Birthday present for my mum, I bought us tickets for Still Game at the Hydro. As always, we were running late. I’d done my best in rushing my mum out the door, but she has dementia and […]
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 […]
Angela McCrimmon has had a big year. As well as becoming a Mind Waves Community Correspondent, she’s won a #selfmanagement award, a Local Hero Award, published a book and started speaking at universities to trainee mental health professionals. We caught up with her to talk about mental health recovery and how finding her voice has […]
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 […]
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 […]
A poem from our Community Correspondent Tony Rea Sniper Attack – Part 3 First of all; I forgive you Joy so hang around cause this clown ain’t gonna wear one more frown. And pain? HaHaHaHaHaHaHeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee – A shout out to you, you ain’t no Cain! You’re just a silly stain and I’m gonna wash you […]
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 […]
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 […]