Archive | August, 2018

Adventures in zine making

This week we held our first ever zine making workshop. Illustrator and zine maker Sarah Cochrane came along to teach us what zines are (mini magazines), how to make them and how we can use them to share our ideas about mental health and wellbeing. It was a fantastic afternoon with a really relaxed atmosphere […]

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A real feast for the eyes – let this nature poetry transport you to a tranquil summer’s day in breathtaking surroundings

Our talented Community Correspondent Glen uses poetry to reflect on finding joy in Scotland’s dramatic scenery and captivating wildlife during summer. Summers Day As I lay upon that stoney bank And gaped at the munros A shiver passed right through me From my head down to my toes. I questioned where it came from What […]

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We have big news – you can now listen to the first ever episode of Mindwaves Podcast!

We are very excited to launch our very own podcast – episode 1 of Mindwaves is now available on Anchor! Soon you will also be able to listen and subscribe on most other main platforms such as Apple Podcasts and Spotify (keep an eye on our social media feeds for updates). Our first episode is […]

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Community Correspondent John celebrates 40 years of GAMH with an inspirational poem

This year, Glasgow Association for Mental Health celebrates 40 years of promoting mental health and wellbeing of people in their communities. Our Community Correspondent John has marked the occasion with some powerful and uplifting poetry, emphasising how the organisation’s strong vision and local services have continually flourished since 1978. Forty It’s forty years ago today […]

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Get the slides from our latest free skills workshop – Podcasting and Mental Health

This week Mindwaves hosted a Podcasting and Mental Health workshop, facilitated by Carol Walker. Her background in audio broadcasting and learning technology, coupled with an understanding of the importance of talking about mental health, struck the perfect balance for our training. It was a lively, productive afternoon with fantastic participants, who came with a variety […]

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‘Democracy Matters’ – the Scottish Government needs your views on how decisions should be made in your community

The Scottish Government are currently taking forward a ‘local governance review’. This means they are looking into how decisions are made in our local communities (e.g. about how money is spent and the way services are provided). They want to find out if there are ways these decision- making processes could be improved. As part […]

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