From our Community Correspondent John Dane Please Listen Today I’m Not Mad I’m Just Really Sad Because Most People Don’t Listen To Me I Shut Myself Away That’s Just How I Stay Because Most People Don’t Listen To Me But Now I’ve Got Hope I’ve Found Some Support And I Know That They Listen To […]
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If you’ve been struggling with mental health problems, the first step to recovery can be a visit to your GP. But it can be a daunting thought. What if the doctor doesn’t listen? What if English isn’t your first language and you don’t know how to explain? Our friends at GAMH worked with co-trainers from […]
A post from Community Correspondent John Dane Two years ago, I was very quiet and withdrawn and very much a loner. I would shut myself away from the outside world. At times I would not even answer my phone or door to any of my family, even though I was in. I became a member […]
Our Community Correspondent Lorna Cosh reminisces about her experiences of growing up in Glasgow’s Morrin Square, which no longer exists. Lorna still lives in Townhead, but she feels that something of the community spirit she knew has been lost. She talks about visiting the public baths and all the neighbours who she called aunties and […]
We delivered our first information session today to a packed room. There was a real mix of people with great ideas, bags of enthusiasm and we all had a great laugh. There was also some lovely lunch and not one, but two, choices of home-baked cakes from the lovely Peter. We’ve set up […]
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.
A new musical initiative has been set up to help promote the recovery of those suffering mental health issues. The GAMH south musical project, also known as the “Slushpuppies”, hope to take the world by storm with their range of musical talents. Mhairi Ross, one of the founders of the project, believes that the musical […]