Storytelling for Mental Wellbeing at Real Talk

Real Talk, a successful mental wellbeing storytelling event is coming to Glasgow on 29 May. Storytelling is an important tool in the mental wellbeing kit, and this event is a chance for people to share their stories in a supportive and relaxed environment. At the event you’ll have the chance to take part in a […]

Digital Technology for Mental Health: Asking the right questions

A new project to find out how technology can help with mental health recovery is underway, and the organisers are looking for your help. Online support groups, smartphone apps, computer games, virtual reality, virtual therapists, robots…. there are so many big emerging ideas about how digital technology can be used for mental health. But what’s […]

Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Me

Since I was three CPTSD has truly affected me. Battling judgement, public shaming, whispers behind my back and not allowing me to see. Would truly trigger the suicide idealisation often in me. Out of the three definitely judging is the worst for me ,all stemming from my family tree. Words tripping out your mouth and […]

The Orchestration of my Anxiety

We’re pleased to present a poem from our newest community correspondent, Maureen Gilmour. It’s called The Orchestration of My Anxiety. Tap, tap,the conductor holds his baton….here it starts. Drum roll…..thrumming vibration in my torso….the tremor,  shaking begins. Palpitations. …faster and faster the beat increases. My heart pounding in my ears, the echo like a Base […]

A lighter side to life’s little struggles from Lunarbaboon

If you’ve never come across the wonderful comics from Christopher Grady AKA Lunarbaboon then you should definitely check them out. They show a positive, and very funny side to the every day struggles of parenthood, life, depression, and much more. Be warned, you might lose a lot of time in the website! All images used […]

“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 […]