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What’s music got to do with mental health? We ask @machinesheaven

Our Community Correspondent Pete goes backstage to talk music and mental health with Machines in Heaven @machinesheaven Last Thursday, the Art School played host to Glasgow bands Atom Tree and Machines in Heaven in an exciting and powerful night of electro, shoegaze, post-rock, post-electronica. Our headliners Machines in Heaven, create beautiful, otherworldly sounds with the […]

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Rosebank Curry recipe: real comfort food

Nothing tastes as good as a home-cooked meal, made from ingredients you’ve grown and shared with people who understand you. On a rainy afternoon at Rosebank Garden in Kirkintilloch, the air was filled with the mouth-watering smell of a vegetable curry and the sound of laughter. We managed to twist a few arms to get the […]

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Meet our Community Correspondents: Martin Daley

  Where are you from? Sandyhills, which is in the East End of Glasgow. Why are you interested in mental wellbeing? I’ve been through it myself and I want to help others in future. What can we expect from your blogs? I’m building my confidence with talking and listening. At the moment, I’m just going […]

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Why people with mental illness should vote in #indyref – It’s about time we came out of our shell and had a voice

Mind Waves is about giving people a voice. We want to hear what people have to say about mental health and wellbeing, but importantly, we also want to to know what people with lived experience of mental illness have to say about other things. Our Community Correspondent Peter Leckie is passionate about encouraging people to […]

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Meet our Community Correspondents: Jane Chisholm

Where are you from? I’m from the South side of Glasgow. Why are you interested in mental wellbeing? I’m a member of the Glasgow Association for Mental Health as I have suffered from depression and anxiety for many years, as many of my ancestors before me did. What can we expect from your blogs? People […]

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Meet our Community Correspondents: Edward Davies

Where are you from? I’m based in Glasgow, but from Aberdeen Why do you care about mental health and wellbeing?  Mental wellbeing is an issue close to me which I have witnessed and experienced first hand. It is something that has been misunderstood and looked down on for too long. What can we expect from […]

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