Tag Archives | mental health

Pet Therapy

Something I’ve often felt shame about is my teeth. From the slightly crooked childhood teeth to the train track metal brace and the playground teasing. Which left me often feeling sad.  Until they’re off and I’m a teenager . Then, wow! Compliments on how great my teeth look, so straight and white. I was always […]

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Celebrating My Independence

As you will know America recently celebrated their US Independence Day, probably the biggest public holiday’s in the US next to Thanksgiving. My family are American, so I’ve celebrated a few Independence Days and I know how important it is for Americans. As you probably know it’s a celebration of the US declaring itself an […]

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What’s your dream? #SDSdream2015

A guest contribution from our friend Claire from @OTBCommunities We’re holding an event on March 4 to look at how self-directed support can work for people with mental health problems: Permission to Dream 2015. As part of the preparation, we have been thinking about our dreams and the things we would like to achieve with […]

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Inspiring each other

Good ideas can lead to other good ideas. A few years ago people in Glasgow were looking for ways to increase community-based options for women who had mental health problems around the time of having a baby but who did not need specialist support. This resulted in a project with mums in 4 different areas, […]

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