Our fantastic Community Correspondent Angela McCrimmon has recorded this amazing poem about the little things that she’s learned about mental wellbeing during lockdown.
We’re losing the skills and experience of women in the workplace. We need to get it right for women, their families and employers- now more than ever. This is the impetus behind a free online event, hosted by Outside the Box, for everyone interested in how to support equalities practice in the workplace. The event […]
*Repost* Our Mind Waves project manager Rosie recently ran an animation workshop as part of The Curve series of digital workshop. The 66 participants collaborated remotely to create this lovely short animation about the lessons we emerged with from lockdown. This is one example of our participative approach at Mind Waves – we work with a range […]
Continuing our Emerge series with the powerful personal story of Scottish footballer Sarah Rhind. Video produced by the Scottish FA in partnership with Street Soccer.
Our Digital Coordinator Marie shares her experience of debt and mental health as part of our Emerge Series. I truly believe that one of the only things surrounded by as much stigma as mental health is debt. This morning, there will be millions of people waking up whose first thought is about how to deal […]
The sixth post in our Emerge theme also marks World Mental Health Day 2020. We were delighted to collaborate with Scottish Recovery Network and Penumbra to bring Hollie’s inspiring and powerful story of peer support to life. Mind Waves is all about sharing positive news about mental health using digital, including animations like this one! […]
For post no. 5 of our current ‘Emerge’ theme we are sharing a powerful animation created for Challenge Poverty Week 2020, which has been produced by Media Co-op, in collaboration with Poverty Alliance, Joseph Rowntree Foundation and CPW. This sets out a clear manifesto for eradicating the inequalities which lead to poverty. Who wouldn’t want […]
A re-post by Community Correspondent Robert Terry as part of our Mind Waves ‘Emerge’ theme, and to mark Challenge Poverty Week 2020. Pre-coronavirus, austerity killed people. More than 130 000 people in five years, according to the office of national statistics. Every life is precious. At the moment we are reminded of this several times […]
A re-post as part of our ‘Emerge’ theme – an honest and inspiring story from Community Correspondent Ann-Marie D’Arcy Sharpe on her own mental health recovery journey. Content warning: this post includes mentions of self harm and suicidal feelings The biggest journey in my life has been my mental health journey. I have travelled a […]
Our ‘Emerge’ theme continues with this Build Back Better animation from the Scottish Recovery network. Mind Waves is delighted to have collaborated with SRN on this project. Developed from conversations at their online cafes, the Build Back Better animation and accompanying report highlight the need for lived experience, peer support and communities to be at […]