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Manchester Mind - Coping with traumatic events - Manchester Arena bombing

24 May 2017 - 14:02 by michelle.foster

When terrible things happen, like last night's incident at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, it can have a huge lasting impact on how we feel, even if we are not involved directly. Mind

Some common reactions are to feel angry, fearful, anxious or stressed. Others might feel extremely sad or hopeless.

If you have existing mental health problems, events like these could trigger them or make them harder to deal with.

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Mental wellbeing advice - Following the Manchester Arena Incident

24 May 2017 - 13:48 by michelle.foster

This guidance is aimed at anyone exposed to the incident at Manchester Arena that took place on 22 May 2017. The emotional effects will be felt by survivors, bereaved families, friends, emergency services, health care workers and the general public. If you witnessed or lost someone in the attack you will most certainly have a strong reaction. Reactions are likely to be strongest in those closest to the incident, who directly witnessed the aftermath and who were involved in the immediate care of victims.

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GMCA Information for Children and Young People and Families - Manchester Arena Terror Incident 22 May 2017

24 May 2017 - 13:45 by michelle.foster

This information has been provided by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) gmca
Following the tragic incident at the MEN Arena on the 22 May, we recognise that many children and young people and parents/carers supporting children and young people will be shocked and saddened by what took place. Children and young people in particular may have questions and it can be difficult to know what to say.

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Information and Helplines for Manchester Arena Incident

23 May 2017 - 13:42 by michelle.foster

We have pulled together a range of information collected so far about the additional support local charities & community organisations are offering in the aftermath of the events.
Scroll down to the foot of the page to view the updates.


Helplines and official contact information


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Manchester City Council - Summer Playscheme grants 2017

19 May 2017 - 13:48 by michelle.foster

The purpose of the Playscheme funding is to complement the all year round play offer in Manchester. The funding is to provide free open access play activities, over the summer holidays with a particular focus on addressing gaps in provision, increasing the numbers of disabled children accessing universal play services and increasing children’s opportunities to outdoor play. It is envisaged that this will be done through the delivery of play activities from the Voluntary and Community Sector in Manchester.

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BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra Newsbeat: General Election opportunity

10 May 2017 - 11:12 by michelle.foster

Radio 1 and 1Xtra Newsbeat is hosting a live discussion programme in Manchester on 6 June leading up to the general election. It’s an opportunity for young voters to explain how they’re feeling about the vote on 8 June.

You need to be aged 18 – 25 years old to take part in the live discussion. To express an interest in taking part, email: newsbeat@bbc.co.uk

The 90 minute programme will be broadcast on Radio 1, 1Xtra and Asian Network. It’ll also be televised on BBC One and BBC News Channel.

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GE2017: 3 things your organisation can do

8 May 2017 - 15:44 by Mike Wild

So, here we are again.

Among the many questions raised by last year's EU Referendum, is whether charities and voluntary organisations and social enterprises were too quiet in the debate. I'd say this was definitely the case.

Bupa UK Foundation - Healthy Futures: Empowering young adults funding programme

20 Apr 2017 - 12:13 by michelle.foster

Bupa UK Foundation’s Healthy Futures funding programme focuses on young adults aged 18 to 25. Bupa is specifically interested in projects that will have a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of young adults who face ongoing health challenges, supporting and empowering them to live life to the full. Bupa Foundation

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