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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 […]

Happy New Year

Outside the Box has hosted the first stage of the Mind Waves project and our role has now finished.  NHS GGC will be confirming the new arrangements for Mind Waves soon. We would like to wish everyone well for the next stage of Mind Waves – a new year and new developments. All the best […]

Rosebank Garden

The Rosebank Garden is a new allotment based support service in Kirkintilloch. It was officially opened in August by members of East Dunbartonshire Council, local dignitaries as well as River City actress Libby McArthur. Carr Gomm manages part of the site and facilitates sessions on behalf of East Dunbartonshire Council. We are using gardening and […]

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 […]

Dumbarton Mental Health Day

Stepping Stones events in Clydebank and Dumbarton to celebrate World Mental Health Day on 10th October 2013 Stepping Stones held an event with a focus on older people at Clydebank Salvation Army Hall, there was a steady trickle of people throughout the day. A variety of information stalls from Age Scotland, Live Active, Linn Vale […]

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 […]

Building a mentally healthy workplace

Having a job that is right for you is good for people’s mental wellbeing.  Having managers and staff who understand about mental wellbeing is a big part of having a healthy workplace. The New South Glasgow Hospital site is a busy place with lots of building work and new jobs. Brookfield Multiplex Construction Europe Ltd […]

Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival

The Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival is one of Scotland’s most diverse cultural events, covering everything from music, film and visual art to theatre, dance, and literature. The annual festival will take place in venues across Scotland throughout October 2013, aiming to support the arts and challenge preconceived ideas about mental health. The […]