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“The only thing constant is change”

A post from our Community Correspondent Maureen Gilmour Someone once told me “the only thing constant is change” Nothing ever stays the same for long, but to go from one extreme to the other is quite a dramatic change. I was once at one time a capable, confident, able employee who thought nothing of giving […]

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The highs and lows from this year’s #selfmanagement awards @SelfMgmtScot

This Tuesday was the Alliance Self Management Awards: a celebration of people taking control of their lives and health. We love that the awards celebrate the networks of services and people that support self management, but were particularly excited by this year’s Individual Transformational Story of the Year Award.  All three shortlisted entries were inspirational […]

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Happy birthday Write to Recovery!

This month Write to Recovery celebrated two years of supporting people to develop and share personal stories of mental health and recovery. Write to Recovery, which is part of the Scottish Recovery Network, aims to empower people affected by mental health problems to experience recovery by creating and taking control of their own story. It […]

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Things To Come

Theatre Nemo has just published an impressive collection of comic book art from inmates of Barlinnie Prison dealing directly with their mental health and addiction experiences. ‘O’er The Wall’ is available free direct from Theatre Nemo. The messages are honestly told and resonate like the best of underground comics. Keep checking the blog for a […]

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