Archive | September, 2017

An Interview with Joe Djalani

Early this September we attended the GAMH run Art to Recovery event at Bellahouston Park. It was a wonderful day (despite the rain), we got a chance to meet various interesting people involved in art therapy and recovery. As promised we’re proud to present an interview from the day. Joe Djalani, a Glasgow based musician […]

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7 Picks of (mostly) Free Events at the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival 2017

The 2017 Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival is nearly upon us, and the theme this year is Reclaim. This theme has inspired the work of artists from Scotland and beyond. There will be over 300 events held across the country from 10 – 29 October. We have selected 7 (mostly) free highlights of the 2017 […]

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At the Heart of Action – 25 Years of NDTi

The National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi) is 25 years old. NDTi work with communities, health care professionals, and the government to help disabled people of all ages have more choice and control over their lives. They also work closely with our partner Outside the Box on Rural Wisdom, a community development project led by […]

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Meet our Community Correspondents: Andrea O’Rourke

What’s your name and where do you come from? My name is Andrea O’Rourke and I live in Erskine but was born and bred in Maryhill. Why are you interested in mental wellbeing? I  am interested In mental wellbeing as I have lived with anxiety problems for many, many years, and I suffered from depression […]

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Reflecting on the Mind Waves Summer Day Out

Mind Waves recently had its summer outing to Balloch on the shores of Loch Lomond – my first Mind Waves social. I only recently started helping out with the day to day management of the project. I’m no stranger to the Mind Waves having been a community correspondent for a couple of years. I still […]

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Seeing Life on our Trip!

Last week was the time of year for the Mind Waves Summer Outing. We as a group decided on Balloch/Loch Lomond Shores – great scenery, shopping and lunch. We met at Glasgow Queen Street station – an anxiety challenge for anyone! After some disruption, our tickets were purchased and off we went. Rosie and Pete […]

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