Lambeth Wellbeing Network Newsletter – #24, January, 2013

Happy New Year!

News

 

A cathedral for GPs: the south London health centre with big civic ambition

http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/architecture-design-blog/2013/jan/03/akerman-health-centre-south-london

 

Self harm calls to childline show biggest increase

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20594837

and

Young people prefer online services to tackle self harm

http://www.cypnow.co.uk/cyp/news/1075705/young-people-prefer-online-services-tackle-self-harm

 

60% of young people are ‘often or sometimes lonely’

http://www.jrf.org.uk/blog/2012/12/young-people-lonely

 

Smoking health harm campaign launched

http://www.dh.gov.uk/health/2012/12/smoking-health-harm/

 

Obese and unhealthy people could face benefit cuts

http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2013/jan/03/obesity-benefits-cuts

 

Student suicides rise along with debt burdens

http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=422037&c=1

 

Survey reveals worrying state of CAMHs

http://www.youngminds.org.uk/news/news/1182_survey_reveals_worrying_state_of_camhs

 

Finances revealed as number one cause of anxiety: One in three stress about money every single day

http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/news/article-2255982/MoneySupermarket-survey-One-stress-money-single-day.html

 

‘Let nature be your teacher’: Bhutan takes conservation into the calssroom

http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2013/jan/02/nature-teacher-bhutan-conservation-classroom

 

Wellbeing is contagious (for better or worse)

http://businessjournal.gallup.com/content/158732/wellbeing-contagious-better-worse.aspx

 

Quitting smoking ‘reduces anxiety’

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20875453

 

Cities of the future should be designed with wellbeing in mind

http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-business/blog/cities-future-wellbeing-design-spaces

 

Mentally ill children locked up by police

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/mentally-ill-children-locked-up-by-police-8327372.html

and s136 – what are my rights?

http://www.youngminds.org.uk/news/blog/1162_section_136_what_are_my_rights

 

67% increase in bullying leading to eating disorder

http://www.b-eat.co.uk/about-beat/media-centre/news/67-increase-in-bullying-leading-to-eating-disorder/

 

Rising fears about ‘mad axeman’ murderers not borne out by statistics

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/dec/19/fears-mad-axeman-murders-statistics

 

Resources

 

Our Watch (resources to help start a neighbourhood watch scheme)

http://www.ourwatch.org.uk

 

Neighbourhood Return – register someone who is at risk of getting lost

http://www.ourturn.org.uk/

 

The role of online and online peer support for young people who self-harm

Good practice guidance

http://www.youthnet.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Dec2012-Good-Practice-Guide1.pdf

 

Tracking economic and child income deprivation at neighbourhood level in England: 1999 to 2009

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/tracking-economic-and-child-income-deprivation-at-neighbourhood-level-in-england-1999-to-2009

 

Talking wellbeing

http://www.ourlife.org.uk/case-studies/talking-wellbeing/

 

Early years discussion kit

http://www.ourlife.org.uk/ourlife/en/what-we-offer/early-years-discussion-kit/

 

Alcohol discussion kit

http://www.ourlife.org.uk/silo/files/instructions-bw.pdf

 

Census 2011 for England

http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/guide-method/census/2011/index.html

 

Health Survey for England – 2011

Health, social care and lifestyles

http://www.ic.nhs.uk/catalogue/PUB09300

 

Council cuts: budget changes in your area

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-20792019

 

FREE Ten keys to happier living postcards

http://www.actionforhappiness.org/spread-the-word

 

Shooting Star – outcomes star for secondary school

http://www.outcomesstar.org.uk/outcomes-star-home/a-new-shooting-star.html

 

National General Practice profiles

http://www.apho.org.uk/PRACPROF/

 

Talking wellbeing: a discussion kit for young people

http://www.ncb.org.uk/talkingwellbeing

 

Happiness and Well-being School Improvement Self-Evaluation Handbook

http://www.babcock-education.co.uk/ldp/view_folder.asp?folderid=125796&depth=3&rootid=125695&level1=&level1id=&level2=125696&level2id=&level3=125796&level3id=

 

Wellbeing measure for young people workshops

http://www.well-beingmeasure.com/events

 

Free cycle training for all

Learn to cycle safely and confidently on London’s roads. From absolute beginners to advance commuter cycling, the training is FREE and open to everybody who lives, works or studies in Lambeth.

www.cycleconfident.com/sponsors/lambeth or call 0845 373 0337

Casserole Clubs

http://www.casseroleclub.com/

Policy & Evidence Reports

 

Is psychological wellbeing linked to the consumption of fruit and vegetables?

http://www.andrewoswald.com/docs/October2FruitAndVeg2012BlanchOswaldStewartBrown.pdf

 

Youth Advice: a mental health intervention?

http://youthaccess.org.uk/uploads/documents/YA_Mental_health_intervention_briefing_FINAL_1.pdf

 

A Qualitative Study of Children, Young People and ‘Sexting’

http://www.nspcc.org.uk/Inform/resourcesforprofessionals/sexualabuse/sexting-research-report_wdf89269.pdf

 

Children and young people’s health and wellbeing in changing times

http://www.nhsconfed.org/Publications/Documents/Children-and-young-peoples-health-in-changing-times.pdf

 

Guidance for commissioning public mental health services (Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health)

http://www.jcpmh.info/

 

Action on obesity

http://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/sites/default/files/action-on-obesity.pdf

 

Men, suicide and society (The Samaritans)

http://www.samaritans.org/sites/default/files/kcfinder/files/press/Men%20Suicide%20and%20Society%20Research%20Report%20151112.pdf

 

NICE Pathway 42 Obesity-Working with Local Communities

http://guidance.nice.org.uk/PH42

 

Communities and Local Government Committee – Fifth Report

http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201213/cmselect/cmcomloc/112/11202.htm

 

The relationship between parent’s subjective well-being and the life satisfaction of their children in Britain

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12187-012-9139-5

 

The impact of pupil behaviour and wellbeing on educational outcomes

https://www.education.gov.uk/publications/eOrderingDownload/DFE-RR253.pdf

 

Perth Charter for the Promotion of Mental Health and Wellbeing

http://www.cliffordbeersfoundation.co.uk/

 

Resilience illusion (The Young Foundation)

http://youngfoundation.org/resilient-communities-housing/the-resilience-illusion/

and

Rowing against the tide

http://youngfoundation.org/publications/rowing-against-the-tide-making-the-case-for-community-resilience/

 

Events, Training & Consultations

 

Volunteers Needed – Warm and Well Project

To offer support to older people getting about, dog walking, shopping, odd handy jobs around the house. If you can spare between 1 to 6 hours a week during January, February and March to help, we would like to hear from you!

Please contact Jonathan at Age UK Lambeth on:

0759860338 or email jonathan.pam@ageuklambeth.org.uk

www.ageuklambeth.org.uk

 

Zero waste challenge – win £100 for a community group of your choice

http://www.wrwa.gov.uk/reduce/zero_waste_challenge/default.aspx

 

Mental health needs of young people from black and minority ethnic groups
This course from YoungMinds is for practitioners with children, young people and families who want to explore ways of working positively with children and young people from black and minority ethnic communities to promote good mental health. It will be of interest to people working in universal, targeted and specialist services and to those in the voluntary and community sector.
Location: London
Start date: Tuesday, 29th January 2013
http://www.chimat.org.uk/resource/view.aspx?RID=143218&src=MH

 

Horniman Museum Community Symposium & Training Day

Tuesday 29th January 2013, 9.30am to 4.30pm.

This workshop-based day will include:

–       An opportunity to find out how to get involved in the Horniman’s major 3 year project ‘Collections, People, Stories’

–       Hands on workshops in how to use the museum’s resources of thousand objects from around the world with your group and clients

–       Inspiring talks and case studies to give you ideas of projects using the museum and its anthropology collections

–       A chance to have a say in the way the museum works with its local communities

Details about the Symposium can be found on the Horniman Website and a copy of the flyer is attached to this email.

To book a place please contact communitylearning@horniman.ac.uk, or telephone 0208 2918690

 

A voice and a choice: right here showcase event exploring best practice and youth involvement in supporting the mental and emotional wellbeing of yound people

Monday 4 February, The Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Rd, London, NW1 2BE

Enquiries to Faye Williams fwilliams@phf.org.uk Conference fee £75

 

Alcohol Strategy Consultation

Deadline 6 February 2013

http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/publications/about-us/consultations/alcohol-consultation/

 

Public Mental Health and Wellbeing: Measurement, Determinants and Promotion

5-7 February, 2013

Warwick Medical School

http://www.fph.org.uk/events/public_mental_health_and_wellbeing%3a_measurement%2c_determinants_and_promotion

 

Mental Health First Aid training FREE!Mental Health First Aid training will be held on:21st and 22nd February 2013 (Gracefield Gardens, Streatham)

4th and 5th March 2013 (Tooley Street, London Bridge)

6 March, Mental Health First Aid Lite

Pls contact lorraine.baker1@nhs.net to book.

There are also a series of Lambeth only sessions being held on the following dates:

24th and 25th January 2013

14th and 15th March 2013

Please contact Stephanie Mckinley on Stephanie.McKinley@slam.nhs.uk or Tracey Jarrett on Tracey.Jarrett@slam.nhs.uk for more information on the Lambeth only courses.

Building Resilience: Workshop for Women

Tuesday 22nd January 9:30- 1pm in SW17

For full details please see   http://agencyforlife.wordpress.com/courses-for-2012/?preview=true&preview_id=38&preview_nonce=3e9c137107

 

Free Resilience roadshow event – Tuesday 29 January at City Hall from 2pm to 5.30pm

http://resilience-london-cityhall.eventbrite.co.uk/

This event focuses on psychological research into resilience and introduces tools found to be effective for individuals and organisations, particularly from the field

of positive psychology.  This is a popular topic for the current economic climate.  More information at the eventbrite link.

Volunteering at Tate South Lambeth Library

3-5pm, Tuesday, 29 January

180 South Lambeth Rd, London, SW8 1QP

www.tatesouthlambethfriends.org

Job opportunity – Community Organiser Trainees

Stockwell Partnership and High Trees Community Development Trust, in partnership with Locality, are looking to recruit 6 Community Organiser Trainees to work in Lambeth. This is a 51 week programme to develop skills and experience in Community Organising.

Contract: 51 week fixed term contract with Locality from March 25th 2013 – March 17th 2014.

Salary: £8.50 per hour.

Hours: 30-35 hours per week

Closing Date for Applications: Wednesday 23 January 2013 (midday)

Information sessions:

If you are interested in finding out more, attend one of our information sessions. Community Organisers, Mark and Kathleen from Cambridge House, Southwark, will be speaking about their experiences and answering your questions. The sessions are being held on:

Monday 14th January 5-6pm at Stockwell Partnership, 157 South Lambeth Road SW8 1XN Monday 14th January 6.30-7.30pm at High Trees Community Development Trust, St Martins Learning Centre, 220 Upper Tulse Hill SW2 2NS

To confirm your attendance, please email Leila@stockwell.org.uk, with the subject line ‘Information session 5pm’ or ‘Information session 6.30pm’ to inform us which session you will be attending.

To find out more and apply please visit: http://www.charityjob.co.uk/Jobs/265227/Trainee-Community-

Organisers

Draught Busting Events (throughout Feb and March)

http://ttbdraughtbusters.co.uk/draught-busting-events/

Funding

Tudor Trust aims to support voluntary and community groups working in any part of the country, with an emphasis on smaller, community-led organisations which work directly with people who are at the margins of society and organisations which support positive changes in people’s lives and in their communities. Grants range from £10,000 to £100,000. http://tudortrust.org.uk/

The Tesco Charity Trust Community Awards Scheme awards one-off donations of between £500 and £4,000 to registered charities, schools and not for profit organisations. The funding goes towards providing practical benefits, such as equipment and resources for projects that directly benefit children living in the local communities around our stores in the UK. Closing date for applications is 30th January 2013. http://www.tescoplc.com/index.asp?pageid=121

 

Comic Relief local communities fund

http://www.londoncf.org.uk/downloads/Comic%20Relief%20guidelines%20201213.pdf

Deadline 1 March

Youth Music funding

http://network.youthmusic.org.uk/funding

Deadline 27 March

 

Wellbeing Tip

Exercise does not have to be dull or painful and it doesn’t have to be a formal activity such as a gym class. It could be ordinary things like taking the stairs, playing with your kids, walking the dog or doing some DIY. Choose an exercise you enjoy and start slowly and build up.

Let us know whether this newsletter is useful and what other information you would like to see featured in future. If you are doing some great wellbeing work that you’d like others in Lambeth to hear about, then do get in touch at wellbeing@lambethpct.nhs.uk

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