Archive | August, 2015

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Life in the ward

  A guest post from @bobbymanflu Paul Graham . This is an edited excerpt from Paul’s blog, which takes a light-hearted and honest look at the time he spent as an in-patient in a psychiatric unit.  Things moved on day to day, the Fife Circle maintaining some sort of order. I lay in bed a […]

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A new strategy for missing people in Scotland

We’ve all seen it. A poster in a shop window, or taped to a lamp-post shows a friendly face and the word “missing”. We hope they’ll be okay. We wonder if they chose to leave and how they felt when they did. We worry it could be someone we love next time. Or that it […]

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Over the Wall: free festival at Gartnavel Royal, Sat 29 Aug

If you’re looking for a family-friendly, fun and free festival, head along to Gartnavel Royal Hospital this Saturday, 1-5pm. Over the Wall is an annual event that brings together people who use mental health services and the wider community to have a great day. There will be animals, theatre, arts and music from RM Hubbert, […]

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And the Cosmos dreamt

A poem from our Community Correspondent Robert Terry   And The Cosmos Dreamt  Sprinkle a little stardust Make your dreams come true Gather a little stardust Makes me and you Nocturnal, diurnal dreaming’s Dreams being peculiar and universal Dreams bring different meanings Secretly guiding, driving each individual The magic of Fantasy Grounded by Reality The wonder […]

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What a high: a civic reception for completing our sociology course

  A post from our Community Correspondent John Dane I would like to tell you about a great day I had. Along with eleven other students, I just completed a sociology course and received a civic reception from Glasgow City Council. Our course, which was a joint venture by Queen Margaret University Edinburgh, GAMH and […]

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