Making videos about MH on Biteable. This week, we hosted a Mind Waves workshop on ...
As part of our place theme, Project Manager Kenny from Carr Gomm’s Rosebank Gardens explains ...
A post from our Project Co-ordinator Pete Love them or hate them, there is no ...
We are delighted to share an interview with Sydney Timmins, founder and co-presenter of the Mental Health Bookclub podcast, who took the time to tell us about the project and her motivation behind it. What’s the Mental Health Book Club all about? Who is involved? We are a relatively new podcast (only 29 episodes in) […]
Last week we held a free video and mental wellbeing workshop at the Health and Social Care Alliance. It was great to meet everyone who came along – we’re really excited to see the videos that they all come up with. Don’t worry if you couldn’t make it along on the day. Here are all […]
A guest post by Marie Gallagher (@FuzzyPeachGirl) I recently came across Boring Self Care on Twitter and, delighted by the illustrations, started folllowing the Instagram account of artist and mental health activist, Hannah Daisy (@makedaisychains). Hannah draws activity badges which take me back to my days as a Brownie Guide but thankfully, for these ones, […]
SMHAF Renfrewshire is hosting the ‘Creative Conversations’ launch on Tuesday May 8th from 1-2pm – an interactive creative showcase including some inspiring poetry performances as well as talks from key partner organisations See Me and Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival. Most importantly there will also be a guided tour of the much anticipated Caring Conversations […]
We are very proud to share this guest post by book blogger @kathmeista, reflecting on her personal experience of losing someone close to her. This poem was originally published on her personal blog www.kathmeista.blogspot.co.uk We’ve met a few times before, grief and I. Sometimes, it’s been a passing hello on the street. Occasionally, it’s been […]
Our Community Correspondent Emma Goodlad shares her experience of reducing her antidepressant medication Four weeks in, I’m feeling a lot more normal. The only side effect that seems to be lingering is the fact that fatigue is figuratively kicking my ass. I am a zombie today, I didn’t notice this morning on the way into […]
Recently, a few of our Community Correspondents attended a screening of the Free Lunch Society: a film about the Universal Basic Income. The idea behind the film is that giving everyone a basic income, whether they are in employment or not, could lead to a fairer and more creative country. There was a mixed response from […]
Community correspondent Laura needed a relaxing mindful place of her own. So she made one. Late last Summer I decided I needed a space! My space needed to give me comfort and safety, ground and inspire me, and let me connect with nature – with no said budget and extremely limited funds. But being great […]
Our Community Correspondent Emma Goodlad @goodlademma shares part two of her diary of reducing her antidepressants The reality of reducing dosage of meds part 3…wide awake at 2am having a panic attack and not being able to stop crying. #myunfilteredlife #seemescotland @seemescotland #StartTalking #MentalHealth #AntiDepressants #SSRIwithdrawal #SSRI #Sertraline #depression #mentalillness #recovery #realityofdepression #nofilter #unfiltered A […]
A post from our Project Manager Rosie McIntosh @rosiehopes It’s funny how the people you watch a film with has a big effect on what you get from it. I took a rare trip to the cinema to see coming of age film Ladybird with a friend and her teenage daughter. We each viewed it […]