On Monday 13 May, Shared Strengths organised and hosted its first event for individuals and family members who have lived experience of self harm and for staff who provide services. Over 80 people attended the event at the Albany Centre in Glasgow from across Scotland. The purpose was to raise the profile of Shared Strengths, […]
Archive | May, 2013
Recovery, being part of the community and overcoming stigma
90% of people who are in touch with a Mental Health Forum are in touch with an activity that helps keep them well. People who have a recovery plan are often more likely to be doing activities such as volunteering and getting involved in community groups. Over half the people had a physical health problem […]
Scottish Recovery Network: National Gathering
On Monday 18th March 2013, SRN hosted their fifth national mental health recovery conference in Edinburgh’s Murrayfield Stadium. Around 300 delegates from Scotland and beyond came together for a packed programme of guest speakers, innovative presentations and ‘open space’ discussions; while another 100 or so watched the live webcast. To find out more about the […]
Globetrotters update – 200 Million Steps and Still Going Strong!
Total Steps Walked by Inverclyde Globetrotters 203,461,126 Total Miles Walked by Inverclyde Globetrotters 85,814 Miles to Go Till We Reach our 100,000 Mile Target 14,186 Miles to Go Till We’re Home from the Moon 66,455 Number of Likes on Facebook 91 A massive “Well Done” on reaching the unbelievable milestone of walking 200 million […]