Hey guys! Maddy here again. This is going to be the last collating your responses ...
Hey readers, it’s Maddy here again! After last weeks blog post on exercise and mental ...
Hi everybody- Maddy here, the digital media intern for Mind Waves. Earlier this week I ...
On the 25th June, the Scottish Recovery Network launched a new animation about the power of peer support! The animation is co-produced by Mind Waves, and the star of the animation himself- Scott. Peer support can be defined as people using their own experiences to help each other and the aim of the Scottish Recovery […]
Mind Waves sat down for a chat with John Paul Moffat, the national director of dates-n-mates Scotland; a Scottish charity project that supports love and friendship for adults with learning disabilities. John Paul tells me: “The charity offers a well needed space for people to come out of their shells, make friends and connect.” Research […]
Hello everyone! A very exciting blog post for you all today. Mind Waves has a new content theme for Summer 2021 – ‘Endurance’! The past year has been filled with uncertainty and change. Although there is light at the end of the tunnel, the difficulties of the past year are by no means gone. We […]
Recently, Mind Waves shared a question on our Instagram stories: Do you feel like the internet affects your mental health positively or negatively? 84% of you guys voted negatively, so I thought I would seek out and learn a little more about positive online spaces. I recently had a zoom chat with Liam, a music […]
Our new Community Correspondent Ellen has written a piece for Mind Waves about her experience of health anxiety. Her words are below. I like to think of myself as a fairly rational person – I don’t believe in ghosts, I know the earth is round, and I don’t believe everything I read in the tabloids. […]
I recently sat down with Georgios Pappas over Zoom to discuss the creation of QuTo, a new sober, queer run space being developed in Glasgow. Although the planning of QuTo is still in its early stages, MindWaves is always interested in supporting all ventures that seek to improve community mental health. Georgios had the idea […]
Hi! It’s Maddy here, the new Digital Media intern for Mind Waves. I’ll be running the social media accounts at Mind Waves and writing blog posts to update you all on positive mental health news whilst also sharing the personal stories of our wonderful Community Correspondents. I feel very lucky to have been chosen for […]
Recently I have been interning at Mind Waves, helping with their social media and blog site. My awareness of a healthy mental wellbeing has steadily increased since joining University and has exploded while going through lockdown. I have been fortunate to never have been on the extreme end of having an unhealthy mental health but, […]
We’re really interested to see that our friends at Outside the Box are running training to help organisations understand more about working with LGBTQ families. This training will aim to support organisations to become more inclusive and supportive of LGBTQ families, by learning more about the specific challenges LGBTQ families face and what steps they […]
We’re very excited to announce that we’ve been awarded funding by SeeMe Scotland’s anti-stigma arts fund to produce animations that explore the stigma of living with severe and enduring mental illness. Our Community Correspondents will work with artists to co-produce three animations based on their experiences, opinions and aspirations around stigma. We are all pleased […]