Archive | November, 2014

Growing up in Glasgow

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 […]

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Fancy being in a Christmas concert in Easterhouse?

When was the last time you were in a Christmas concert? Creative Collective in Easterhouse are looking for people to get involved in their Christmas performance, either backstage or in a starring role. There will be songs, games, jokes and stories and it looks like a lot of fun. It’s not about being the best […]

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young man and female GP

Top tips for talking to your GP about mental health

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 […]

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cover of Scar Tissue by Anthony Kiedis

Read yourself well: 7 inspirational books about #recovery

A special feature from Laura Gulliver: a freelance health writer who has spent the last few years of her career writing and talking very openly about her own battles with mental health and addiction. Although there are many who think self-help books are something that should be given a wide berth, for many millions of […]

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