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It’s time to say goodbye to the myth of Blue Monday

A re-post from our Project Manager Rosie McIntosh @rosiehopes It’s become  tradition to fear “Blue Monday”, the third Monday of January, which apparently is the most depressing day of the year. Once again the media is full of stories about why it is so depressing.  It makes sense.  Over Christmas we’ve spent all our money, gained […]

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Join the #MentalHealthTimeOut twitter chat on July 26

12.30-1.30 – July 26 #MentalHealthTimeOut There’s been a lot of talk about mental health in the workplace here in Scotland, with campaigns such as See Me recently shining more light on the subject through their recent “The Power of Okay” film. If you work or volunteer in the third sector you’ll know that charities and […]

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We can use our knowledge and awareness to overcome #mentalhealth stigma

A post from Farrukh, who is a Co-Trainer with the GAMH Talking Mental Health project I became a Co-trainer with GAMH’s Talking about Mental Health project two years ago in 2013. The project involves people from black minority ethnic communities in designing and delivering mental health awareness workshops to help reduce stigma and build confidence in […]

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Fight with Power ‘n’ Truth

A poem about self-stigma and prejudice from our Community Correspondent Robert Terry Fight with Power ‘n’ Truth, 22/05/2015 I found prejudice in my head We all breathe air ‘n’ we all bleed red Find the prejudice in your head Evicted said prejudice from my head We all… bleed red Deal with the prejudice own your […]

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