The nomination for Technology 4 Good award is a success in itself. 9 months after going live, we have managed to gain unforeseen recognition. Each and every person connected to the project deserves a big pat in the back for their efforts. Can we go one step further? That would be a dream come true […]
We are all really excited about the news that we are nominated for a Technology 4 Good Award! Along with Brighton Free Radio and Harringay Online, Mind Waves is a finalist in the Community News Award category. There are many unique, innovative and interesting projects up for nomination and we look forward to learning more […]
All involved in the Mind Waves project were delighted to learn this week that we have been shortlisted for the prestigious Technology 4 Good Awards, 2012. The purpose of the awards is to “celebrate the hard work of the many charities, businesses and individuals across the UK who use digital technologies to help change our […]
Community Reporter, Kevin Gallagher followed-up the Long Term Conditions Alliance (now Alliance) conference with a visit to Hollyrood for a reception titled ‘My Skills, My Strengths, My Right to Work’. One of the highest profile issues of the moment for people with lived experience of mental health conditions is self-management or self-directed support.It’s a subject […]
The Roots to Recovery project, which is facilitated by Glasgow Association for Mental Health (GAMH), invites you to a Summer Garden Festival at Bellahouston Demonstration Garden. The festival is on 14 June and starts at 12pm. It should be a great afternoon with food, workshops and live music. Hope to see you there.
Headway, the brain injury charity, is promoting Action for Brain Injury Week from the 14th – 20th May. Acquired Brain Injury is becoming recognised as a growing problem: brain injuries often leave no external evidence, the symptoms of a brain injury may be hidden, and as a result they are often mis-diagnosed or not picked […]
Digitally Agile Scotland Seminar Mind Waves attended the Digitally Agile Scotland seminar on 29 March, at the Scottish Youth Theatre in Glasgow. We joined a host of community organisations to share ideas about how we can use social media effectively. Thirty delegates took part in a mix of team discussions and talks, throughout a packed […]
Community Reporter Kevin Gallagher was asked the following question recently – How do you avoid talking politics in relation to the state of funding for long-term care? Especially as it has such an effect on all aspects of life for service users and providers. It is a very stressful time for all those involved. In […]