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Virtual Mental Health Awareness Workshops for Young People

18 Sep 2020 - 15:07 by michelle.foster

manchester mindManchester Mind’s Young People’s Service Team can deliver Virtual Mental Health Awareness Sessions/Workshops free of charge via your preferred online platform e.g. zoom/teams for students and young people age 15-25 living in Manchester.

Events date: Tuesday 6, 13, 20 October (afternoon), online

The session aims to:

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Spirit of Manchester 2020 Quiz

29 September, 2020 - 19:30 to 21:30

Join us for what will certainly be an entertaining evening raising valuable funds for the Spirit of Manchester Fund.

The Spirit of Manchester Fund provides mini-grants to local voluntary community groups, social enterprises or registered charities to help deliver projects, events or community activities which improve the wellbeing of people who live, work or study in Manchester.

Due to Covid-19 we will be using the power of digital technology to run the quiz.

Join a community of leaders who are trying to adapt, innovate and do their best

17 Sep 2020 - 15:21 by michelle.foster

ivarIVAR are running free 90 minute zoom sessions for up to 12 charity leaders at a time: ‘It’s good for mental wellbeing and to have the opportunity to talk and share with others in similar situations.’ You’ll hear how others are adapting to Covid-19 and have a safe space to offload any challenges you face: ‘I am able to share things that I can’t share with my Chair or staff’.

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The Big Greater Manchester Mental Wellbeing Conversation

4 Sep 2020 - 10:53 by cheryl.mcalister

People who work and live in Greater Manchester are being asked to join a conversation about their mental wellbeing, to better understand what action is needed to improve mental wellbeing.

What it is: A simple survey for the population of Greater Manchester to fill out, about mental wellbeing. The survey is anonymous, and there is a prize draw that people can opt in to after completing the survey.

Why are we doing it: To find out key issues and opinions regarding mental wellbeing, and staying mentally well, across the region.

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6 new pilot mental health support services commissioned to support BAME communities, in response to Covid-19

20 Aug 2020 - 14:02 by michelle.foster

Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership have commissioned six pilot mental health support services, in response to the impact of Covid-19 on BAME communities.

The six pilot services and their target beneficiaries are:

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BarberTalk – Giving barbers the skills to prevent suicide and save lives

28 September, 2020 - 10:00 to 14:00

Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership (GMHSCP) has teamed up with Tom Chapman, of The Lions Barber Collective charity, to offer free training for barbers in Greater Manchester.

BarberTalk gives barbers the skills to recognise the signs that someone may be struggling with their mental health and how to help clients the support they need.

Men spend more time with their barber than their GP. It is the unique, trusted barber-client relationship that we want to develop.

Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2020 – No Going Back

12 Aug 2020 - 11:56 by michelle.foster

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Are you a Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisation?

Would you like to share a story of your new everyday activity, as part of the 2020 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?

We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 21-25 September.

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Advice Services from Manchester Mind

6 Aug 2020 - 12:16 by michelle.foster

manchester mindManchester Mind is still here to help during this difficult time. While their face to face advice services are not currently available Manchester Mind are continuing to offer support via telephone and email.

Adult Advice Services
Manchester Mind provide free and impartial advice on welfare benefits, debt and housing to people with mental health needs living in Manchester.

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Children and young people resource packs: starting or returning to school and college

30 Jul 2020 - 15:02 by michelle.foster

mental health supportIssues and concerns about returning to school or college have been turned into resource packs of teaching materials, resources for young people and parents. They are a mixture of information leaflets, short films, advice and guidance, signposting to social prescribing activities etc. There are three packs: primary, secondary and further education – all packs include SEND specific materials where available.

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