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What makes you feel good?

Info event:  Friday June 6, 11am- 1pm, GAMH Turnbull Street, Glasgow What makes you feel good? Whether it’s a favourite walk, your gardening group or just a book that never fails to cheer you up, we want to know about it. We want to support individuals and organisations to tell the world about the things […]

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International Social Media Event

In early November, the International Social Media event was held at Impact Arts.  There were different speakers, among them Trevor Lakey who talked about Mind Waves.  There were many comments after his speech which have been put into rap/poem format by the Mind Waves team. Comments from international social media event #commedia13 Mental Health Take […]

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Death Cafe anyone?

Final Fling are running their first ‘Day of the Dead’ celebrations; a celebration of life and death with art, chat, drama and a bit of pop-up drumming.  There are many different events available including a Shrine workshop, a percussion session, a ‘Death Cafe’ ; a small friendly gathering to talk about life and death in […]

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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 […]

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Inspiration and connections – Reflections on the Scottish Recovery Network Event

One of the many good things about the event run by Scottish Recovery Network was meeting people and hearing what they thought. We asked some people to send us their reflections to add to what we heard on the day.  So this is a joint piece from the Mind Waves team and from New Horizons […]

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Recovery, Social Media and Participation in our own destiny

Geoff Huggins spoke for Government at the SRN Conference to address the needs of Scotland’s mental health and wellbeing.  He is the Head of the Mental Health team. He talked about how he believes in promoting well-being and preventing mental illness in the first place. The National Programme for Improving Mental Health and Well-being aims […]

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