Continuing our Emerge series with the powerful personal story of Scottish footballer Sarah Rhind. Video produced by the Scottish FA in partnership with Street Soccer.
Archive | October, 2020
Emerge: How can we emerge from the stigma and shame of debt?
Our Digital Coordinator Marie shares her experience of debt and mental health as part of our Emerge Series. I truly believe that one of the only things surrounded by as much stigma as mental health is debt. This morning, there will be millions of people waking up whose first thought is about how to deal […]
Emerge – Can planning help us build resilience? Reflections from @verbisan
We are always delighted to receive another beautiful contribution from Ayrshire-based writer Lynn Blair. This isn’t over. We’re not past the worst. Whatever this is we’re emerging from we’re not coming out to a world of safety and clarity. Full lockdown may be over, but it’s been replaced by a tangle of rules, the constant […]
Emerge: Hollie’s story of peer support on World Mental Health Day 2020
The sixth post in our Emerge theme also marks World Mental Health Day 2020. We were delighted to collaborate with Scottish Recovery Network and Penumbra to bring Hollie’s inspiring and powerful story of peer support to life. Mind Waves is all about sharing positive news about mental health using digital, including animations like this one! […]
Together We Can – five steps to fairness, equality and an end to poverty
For post no. 5 of our current ‘Emerge’ theme we are sharing a powerful animation created for Challenge Poverty Week 2020, which has been produced by Media Co-op, in collaboration with Poverty Alliance, Joseph Rowntree Foundation and CPW. This sets out a clear manifesto for eradicating the inequalities which lead to poverty. Who wouldn’t want […]
Emerge – Community Correspondent Robert on creating a fairer society post-lockdown through a universal basic income
A re-post by Community Correspondent Robert Terry as part of our Mind Waves ‘Emerge’ theme, and to mark Challenge Poverty Week 2020. Pre-coronavirus, austerity killed people. More than 130 000 people in five years, according to the office of national statistics. Every life is precious. At the moment we are reminded of this several times […]
Emerge – I will never stop travelling or be beaten by my mental illness
A re-post as part of our ‘Emerge’ theme – an honest and inspiring story from Community Correspondent Ann-Marie D’Arcy Sharpe on her own mental health recovery journey. Content warning: this post includes mentions of self harm and suicidal feelings The biggest journey in my life has been my mental health journey. I have travelled a […]
Emerge: What does ‘Build Back Better’ mean to those in mental health recovery?
Our ‘Emerge’ theme continues with this Build Back Better animation from the Scottish Recovery network. Mind Waves is delighted to have collaborated with SRN on this project. Developed from conversations at their online cafes, the Build Back Better animation and accompanying report highlight the need for lived experience, peer support and communities to be at […]