Happy New Year!
A cathedral for GPs: the south London health centre with big civic ambition
Self harm calls to childline show biggest increase
Young people prefer online services to tackle self harm
60% of young people are ‘often or sometimes lonely’
Smoking health harm campaign launched
Obese and unhealthy people could face benefit cuts
Student suicides rise along with debt burdens
Survey reveals worrying state of CAMHs
Finances revealed as number one cause of anxiety: One in three stress about money every single day
‘Let nature be your teacher’: Bhutan takes conservation into the calssroom
Wellbeing is contagious (for better or worse)
Quitting smoking ‘reduces anxiety’
Cities of the future should be designed with wellbeing in mind
Mentally ill children locked up by police
and s136 – what are my rights?
67% increase in bullying leading to eating disorder
Rising fears about ‘mad axeman’ murderers not borne out by statistics
Our Watch (resources to help start a neighbourhood watch scheme)
Neighbourhood Return – register someone who is at risk of getting lost
The role of online and online peer support for young people who self-harm
Good practice guidance
Tracking economic and child income deprivation at neighbourhood level in England: 1999 to 2009
Early years discussion kit
Alcohol discussion kit
Census 2011 for England
Health Survey for England – 2011
Health, social care and lifestyles
Council cuts: budget changes in your area
FREE Ten keys to happier living postcards
Shooting Star – outcomes star for secondary school
National General Practice profiles
Talking wellbeing: a discussion kit for young people
Happiness and Well-being School Improvement Self-Evaluation Handbook
Wellbeing measure for young people workshops
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
Policy & Evidence Reports
Is psychological wellbeing linked to the consumption of fruit and vegetables?
Youth Advice: a mental health intervention?
A Qualitative Study of Children, Young People and ‘Sexting’
Children and young people’s health and wellbeing in changing times
Guidance for commissioning public mental health services (Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health)
Action on obesity
Men, suicide and society (The Samaritans)
NICE Pathway 42 Obesity-Working with Local Communities
Communities and Local Government Committee – Fifth Report
The relationship between parent’s subjective well-being and the life satisfaction of their children in Britain
The impact of pupil behaviour and wellbeing on educational outcomes
Perth Charter for the Promotion of Mental Health and Wellbeing
Resilience illusion (The Young Foundation)
Rowing against the tide
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Zero waste challenge – win £100 for a community group of your choice
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.
Start date: Tuesday, 29th January 2013
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 email@example.com, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org Conference fee £75
Alcohol Strategy Consultation
Deadline 6 February 2013
Public Mental Health and Wellbeing: Measurement, Determinants and Promotion
5-7 February, 2013
Warwick Medical School
Free Resilience roadshow event – Tuesday 29 January at City Hall from 2pm to 5.30pm
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
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)
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-
Draught Busting Events (throughout Feb and March)
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
Deadline 1 March
Youth Music funding
Deadline 27 March
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.
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