We are delighted to share this beautiful short animation by Scottish Care as part of our seasons theme. ‘We are the trees that bend in the wind’ is a touching insight into the experience of professionals who deliver end of life care.
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As part of a new ESF-funded research project hosted by the Department of Computer and information Sciences at the University of Strathclyde and the charity Health in Mind, this is a call for participation in innovation workshops in mid-September on the theme of: “Addressing self-harm via digital innovation” The project are keen to have the […]
Our Community Correspondent John Dane explains how connecting with just one person has opened up his community. I’m involved with a project through Theatre Nemo, called Join the Dots. A couple of weeks ago, they had a silent disco, run by a woman called Gillian. We got talking and it turned out she was running […]
An short animation featuring the insightful and positive words of one of our Community Correspondents. Connections (copy) on Biteable.
We just had to share this as part of our current theme of ‘connections’….The inspiring, funny and insightful words of vulnerability expert Dr. Brene Brown have been beautifully animated in this short video by The RSA.
An insightful post from our fantastic Community Correspondent Ann-Marie D’Arcy-Sharpe, explaining how the support networks she has nurtured help her to manage a serious health condition. Having a mental illness like Bipolar Disorder, connections are vital in order to cope with the symptoms and to live daily life. For me, those vital connections are those […]
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 […]
A day in the life of Pru – our Community Correspondent @daviespru Every day starts and ends with pain. This is physical pain from chronic osteoarthritis particularly in the knees and ankles although I am affected in all my joints. I take daily doses of Co-Dydramol, Naproxen and Paracetamol and Dihydrocodeine to get me through […]
A post from Community Correspondent John Dane Two years ago, I was very quiet and withdrawn and very much a loner.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 […]
On Monday 13 May, Shared Strengths organised and hosted its first event for individuals and family members who have lived experience of self harm and for staff who provide services. Over 80 people attended the event at the Albany Centre in Glasgow from across Scotland. The purpose was to raise the profile of Shared Strengths, […]