Professor Tom McMillan, part of the team that trains psychologists at the University of Glasgow, has some surprises to reveal if you ask him about acquired brain injury (ABI). Mind Waves attended an ABI Seminar at Ceartas Advocacy’s headquarters in Kirkintilloch last week where Professor McMillan was presenting, and although there is some fantastic work […]
Head injuries and mental illness are often inextricably linked. For some, dealing with a brain injury can not just be physically debilitating but also mentally challenging. This is something that Headway has recognised and they hope to provide the required support for those who may be suffering from a mental illness. Depression is the most […]
The Roots to Recovery project, which is facilitated by Glasgow Association for Mental Health (GAMH), invites you to a Summer Garden Festival at Bellahouston Demonstration Garden. The festival is on 14 June and starts at 12pm. It should be a great afternoon with food, workshops and live music. Hope to see you there.
For many people football is just merely a sport. A passionate one at that, but still no more than a hobby. However for some people the effects of football can be life changing. This is something that has been picked up by the managers at Carr Gomm. Kevin Fullerton and Derek Black have seen the […]
Positive mental wellbeing is important for everyone. One group of people who often have poorer mental wellbeing is those affected by dementia. The condition can be hard for both people who have dementia and for their carers. But one way to improve people’s wellbeing is singing, as Singing for the Brain Renfrewshire can attest. Occupational […]
Paisley based community drumming group The Buddy Beat has won a national voluntary art award. They have been announced as the winners of The Scottish Epic Awards 2011 for their inspiring film “Keep the Beat…Our Journey in Rhythm.” The Buddy Beat is an adult drumming group for people with mental health issues, born out of […]
When troubled with mental health issues, one of the most common & biggest challenges is the reversal in your low self-esteem and low self-confidence. Everyone has their own personal journey of recovery to make and it often needs a little helpor nudge in the right direction. Health care professionals widely urge people to get back […]