Outdoor Events with ELGT

Outdoor Events with ELGT

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ELGT is Edinburgh and Lothian Greenspace trust. Part of their work involves holding events and activities in parks and greenspaces across Edinburgh and the Lothians. There are events and activities for everyone, such as guided walks, children’s activities, volunteer tasks and much ...
SAMH Survey

SAMH Survey

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SAMH are carrying out a survey as part of their research for their submission to the Health and Sport Committee’s consultation on NHS Clinical Governance. The Committee wants to hear about people’s experiences of using health services in Scotland particularly the quality of care ...

NHS Research Scotland Mental Health Network

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Mental health research is important for improving NHS services and treatments. The NHS Research Scotland Mental Health Network (NRSMHN) aims to increase the amount of high quality mental health studies and the number of people taking part in those studies across Scotland. The Network support ...
Brothers in Arms – New Campaign for Men

Brothers in Arms – New Campaign for Men

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Brothers in Arms is a new campaign, launched earlier in June this year. It offers support to men in Scotland, of any age, who are down or in crisis and empower them to ask for help when they need it, without feeling a failure if they do. Supported by See Me Scotland and The East ...
Rights in Mind – New Guide to Patients’ Rights

Rights in Mind – New Guide to Patients’

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The Mental Welfare Commission has launched a new guide, aimed at ensuring mental health patients have their human rights respected at key points in their treatment. The guide is called Rights in Mind and is a practical document that lists people’s rights when they are first admitted to ...
New SDS Legal Support Project

New SDS Legal Support Project

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MECOPP have a new project, called “the 3 R’s Project”, which stands for Rights, Respect & Responsibilities. It will assist people with social care support needs to realise new rights and entitlements conferred on them by the Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Act 2013. The ...
‘Fearless’ Domestic Abuse Service

‘Fearless’ Domestic Abuse Service

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Fearless is a national domestic abuse service for survivors of domestic abuse in Scotland. Fearless is a partnership between Sacro, Shakti Women’s Aid, Respect UK, and LGBT Youth Scotland, and provides support to individuals who are less likely to engage with domestic abuse support services. ...

Choose Life Challenge Cup – Players Needed!

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The Choose Life Challenge Cup takes place each year to help raise awareness of suicide prevention. This is a seven-a-side football tournament, open to teams from the Lothians and beyond. It is now in its seventh year, and highlights the positive difference sport and exercise can make to a ...

Equally Fit – Change Network Looking for New Membe

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Equally Fit – Change Network Looking for New Members Equally Fit is a project developed by Support in Mind Scotland and Bipolar Scotland. It aims to tackle the current inequality between physical and mental health care for people who live with mental illness.   The project has developed ...

Bipolar Scotland Online Support

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Bipolar Scotland are interested in setting up an online support group. This would not be forum but a group that meets once a month (WebiGroup) for people who have difficulty accessing the other groups that meet in person.   Bipolar Scotland would like to hear more from the community ...

Carers@Work – A New Group for Working Carers

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Carers@Work is a new Facebook group for people who work and also have caring responsibilities. The group is being set up by VOCAL and Marie Curie, and is due to go live in May 2017. The group is aimed at unpaid carers in Edinburgh and the Lothians who are employed on a full time or part time ...

Homeless Soccer World Cup Trials

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The Homeless World Cup uses football to inspire and support homeless people. It operates through a network of more than 70 National Partners across Europe. An annual international football tournament for national teams of homeless men and women takes place in a different city every year. ...