Archive | August, 2014

Equality in Mental Health: new report from NHSGGC

No matter what your background or situation, mental health is a vital part of overall health and wellbeing. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde have produced their third annual report on equality in mental health  . The report includes some great case studies, both at individual and service level, from across the different equality strands. Alex MacKenzie, the […]

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woman making donuts

Puf puf donuts: food that makes you feel good

Sometimes, the food that makes you feel best isn’t necessarily the “healthiest”. There’s nothing quite like tucking into something that reminds you of a happy time in your life or transports you to a far off land. At the Empire Cafe poetry cafe on Friday, as well as the brilliant spoken word, there was some […]

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Resilience is not “looking on the bright side”; it’s telling our demons to take a hike

Our Community Correspondent Edward Davies explains what resilience means to him They say resistance is useless. But there is a stark difference between resistance and the strong resilience within us. That shield, that potion of resilience which can drag us out of the deepest darkest hole, is the most difficult one to concoct. I believe […]

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