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#citizen2014 media centre: sign up to workshops

  Are you interested in reporting an alternative perspective on the games? We’re part of #citizen2014 – a partnership running the citizen media centre on the city’s Trongate. The partnership includes Mind Waves, Digital Commonwealth, somewhereto_ ,  and the Media Trust. We will offer free support to budding citizen journalists at a drop-in at the Beyond the Finish Line building on […]

Commonwealth citizen journalist drop-in

Beyond the Finish Line,  7 Trongate, July 21 onwards We’re really excited to announce that we’ll be part of a citizen journalist drop in at Beyond the Finish Line throughout the Commonwealth Games. Mind Waves is working with Digital Commonwealth to offer one-to-one mentoring, workshop sessions and peer networking for anyone who wants to report […]

Five things I learned from Dolly Parton about mental wellbeing

  Dolly Parton is the ultimate positive thinker and her appearance at Glastonbury this weekend marked a sequin-encrusted departure from the standard indie festival line-up. We all know the story, and even if we don’t, we know the songs. Dolly came from a life of poverty and faced every tough situation with a song and […]

Welcome: Refugee Week 2014 #Iwelcomerefugees

This week is Refugee Week and we are excited to see that @scotrefcouncil  have an impressive programme of events lined up. We know that people from asylum seeker and refugee communities have disproportionately high rates of mental health problems, for all sorts of reasons. We also know that feeling part of a community and being connected […]

Have you been treated unfairly because of mental ill health as a student?

Our friends at NUS Scotland are running a campaign called “think positive about student mental health“. They want to promote positive wellbeing and tackle negative attitudes about mental ill health in Scottish colleges and universities. They’re already doing great work, but to make sure they’re meeting students’ needs properly they want to learn  more about […]