Mental health: we mustn’t waste a valuable chance for progress
Spotlight on wellness
US Fed Reserve gets interested in measuring wellbeing too
Class divide in health widens, say think tank
Telling it Like it is – Youth Involvement resource pack (London Community Foundation)
Youth involvement resource pack with useful information about local service providers, accrediting your projects, empowering youth activities, places to take young people, websites that provide guidance and advice on how to encourage youth participation, and get young people’s voices heard.
Local alcohol health profiles
Sexual health balanced scorecard
Measuring wellbeing: a guide for practitioners
Pen and Tonic promotes the health benefits of creative and expressive writing. They share writing exercises and techniques to show how writing and storytelling can be for everyone.…
Healthwatch England website launched
Waste less, Live More week
Free resources and ideas for how to take part at www.wastelesslivemore.com
Your square mile
Resources on how to be an active citizen.
Described as a ‘linked in’ for volunteering
Policy & Evidence Reports
Clustering of unhealthy behaviours over time
Family Nurse Partnership Evaluation Report
Reuniting health with planning – healthier homes, healthier communities
Delivering health improvement through the workplace: Supporting local action in London
Young people’s views and experiences of GP surgeries in relation to emotional and mental health
Mental health in the new Public Health system
Report of the Children and Young People’s Health Outcomes Forum
Events, Training & Consultations
|Out is the Word by the word is out2-4.30pm, Wednesday 5th SeptemberSharp, 308 Brixton Rd, SW9 6AA
Ring 020 3228 7050
Fanon Peer Support Programme Open Day
11.00am – 4pm, 6th September
Fanon Resource Centre, 107 Railton Road, Brixton SE24 OLR
Come along if you are interested in attending a workshop to become a peer supporter. The programme is a chance for BME communities with lived experience of mental health needs to help others in Lambeth.
Reality bites – welfare reform, the Lambeth story
Stockwell Festival will be held in Larkhall Park
22nd September between 12 – 6pm
This year the Stockwell Partnership, Friends of Larkhall Park and The Cavendish Arms will be Organising the Festival which will highlight 4 stages showcasing a diverse mix of acts, a Adults Zone boasting a Bar and Comedy tent will sit next to the Carnival Kids area highlighting Entertainers and a Bouncy castle mini village.
Local community groups are also being invited down to help us turn The Stockwell Festival into a proud landmark event within the local community which is not only a one day affair, but a year-long love of all things Stockwell. If you want to get involved email Tristan@thecavendisharmsstockwell.co.uk or follow on Twitter @Stockwell2012 or check out on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/StockwellFestival2012
Building resilience through community arts practice – interim practitioner workshop
Cooltan Arts Largactyl Shuffle Sponsored Walk: What’s in a Name? – BRANDED
11.45am, Saturday 13 October
Maudsley Hospital, Denmark Hill, SE5 8AZ
Join CoolTan Arts’ sponsored walk, celebrate World Mental Health Day and help us raise money to keep CoolTan Arts open and helping people with mental distress. Pleaes contact email@example.com or ring 020 7701 2696.
Brixton Reel 2012
Free film festival to celebrate World Mental Health Day
More soon at www.brixtonreel.co.uk
If you are interested in getting involved; volunteering on the day, speaking from personal experience etc pls email firstname.lastname@example.org
Promoting Mental Health in Schools – a national one day conference
This is your unique opportunity to take away practical identification and intervention strategies to develop in-school expertise and support whole-school emotional well-being and mental health. Attend interactive and practical sessions focused on: reducing the stigma, communicating with parents, referring to CAMHs, stress and anxiety, self-harm, attachment disorders, eating disorders, low self-esteem and risky sexualised behaviour, bereavement, substance misuse and more.
For further information and a full prog. Pls visit www.oeconferences.com/mental-health
Register before 12/10/12 using promotional code ‘YM1’ for an exclusive 20% off (not in conjunction with any other).
Health and Social Care Volunteering Fund
Open now and will fund projects under the following themes:
Theme 1: Individual Choice and Control: Care and Support
Theme 2: Delivering Better Health and Care Outcomes
Theme 3: Improving Public Health
Theme 4: Improving Health and Social Care
Theme 5: Building Capable Communities
There is a particular interest in supporting timebanking and time credit schemes. Deadline 14 September http://www.volunteeringfund.com/
GSK Impact Awards
Up to 20 awards are available ranging from £3000 to £40, 000 plus access to free training. The awards are open to registered charities that are at least three years old working in the health related field with a total income between £10, 000 and £1.5 million. Deadline 21 September.
Time to Change funding
Round 2 open until 21 September.
Email email@example.com Queries to Vanessa Gould-Crouch, London Regional Coordinator 07522 764 526
A Chinese proverb says ‘If you wish to live to the age of 99, please walk 100 steps after each meal’. Go for a walk after dinner before we lose the light evenings!
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