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 ...
If you’d like to try your hand at film review but are unsure where to ...
For our Community Correspondent get-together this month, we did something a bit different. We headed along to the Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art and took part in a lino printing workshop, with the lovely Angela of @glasgowlife. When people meet us as a group, there are a few words that usually come up. We’re… a […]
We’re proud to present a guest post from mental health advocate and blogger Charlotte Underwood (@XCharlotteFoxX) Mental health recovery is not something that you can cure over-night, in fact I am not sure that there is a cure, however I do know that it can be managed. It’s a day to day battle for most […]
Great news! We’ve set dates for our next free skills workshops. Our free workshops are open to anyone who has something to say about mental health and wellbeing, whether you have lived experience, you’re a carer, or it’s part of your job or volunteer role. The sessions are informal, accessible and we’ll even have some […]
This month we are exploring the theme of place. Community correspondent Pete shares his thoughts. Having a place to yourself is important. I’m sure most of us appreciate having a home, a base, somewhere you can feel safe and comfortable that is your own. For a while now I haven’t had this and it has […]
My listening habits have changed somewhat recently. Normally I’m a huge consumer of music, Spotify has been like a best friend since it started. Recently thought I’ve got into listening to podcasts. Lots and lots of podcasts. Our project manager Rosie made a comment at our last community correspondents meeting that the radio is like […]
Community correspondent Marilena talks about her favourite place, as part of our latest theme on place. My favorite place at the moment for me is my house in Greece. I have strong emotional ties with my home as everyone. First it is the place where I have almost all of my books and where my […]
Glasgow International 2018 is Scotland’s largest contemporary arts festivals. For three weeks from 20 April until 7 May, artists from around the world (and locally) will exhibit their work in venues around the city. Festival organisers are looking for volunteers to help run the festival. Positions include tour guides, festival photographers, digital assistants to help […]
We recently ran a film review workshop with critic Alistair Harkness (@aliharkness) from The Scotsman. The topic of film is always guaranteed to get people talking as they are something people are really passionate about and can connect with. As a film lover I found the workshop really informative and it taught me a lot […]
The Health and Social Care Academy is partnering Take One Action Film Festivals to host a screening of thought-provoking documentary Free Lunch Society. Could Universal Basic Income (UBI) help create a fairer and healthier Scotland? Imagine a situation where you and everyone you know who lives in Scotland received the same minimum payment from the […]
Andrew Strong of @ALLIANCEScot reflects on a new model for mental health support that could help break down power imbalances between service users and staff. For a word which is used so often, power is incredibly difficult to define. But as NHS Health Scotland point out in their excellent briefing note on power and health and social […]