Lambeth’s Public Health Directorate have moved offices to Southwark Council at 160 Tooley St. From 1 April the Directorate merges with the Southwark public health team and will be hosted by the London Borough of Southwark providing a public health resource for both boroughs. We can be contacted on 020 7525 5000.
RSPH Health and Wellbeing Awards – call for applicants 2013
Contact Nelly Araujo email@example.com or ring 020 7265 7322
It’s getting to be a habit…but not quite yet
Lambeth steps up public awareness campaign on benefits cuts
Research suggests highest stress levels among UK office workers
How the economy is changing the way we need to think about employee wellbeing
Employee wellbeing the key to reducing sick leave, says TUC
Santa Monica measures wellbeing
Doctors: urgent action on alcohol needed
Have we lost the battle to improve health inequalities?
Government must draw on lessons from abroad to tackle child poverty
New early intervention foundation launched
NHS recognises that mindfulness meditation is good for depression
Life Circles: a dance project with the frail elderly
University Mental Health and Wellbeing Day
MPs and the ‘stigma’ of mental illness
Mental Health and Wellbeing Guide for Lesbian, Gay & Bisexual People
A common sense approach to working with women with health and wellbeing needs in the criminal justice system
Boing Boing resilience materials
Talking wellbeing – a discussion kit for young people
Resilience and results – how to improve the emotional and mental wellbeing of children in your school
Love, Hate and Everything in between
Man’s capacity for kindness and compassion is overshadowed only by his ability to be as cruel and destructive. Love Hate and Everything in Between looks into the world of neuroscience, psychology, education and technology to explore the extraordinary relevance of empathy in today’s increasingly interconnected world.
The Public and Public Health – what to do (IPSOS Mori)
Counselling (Children and Young People’s IAPT)
Resilience in the Recession (a collection of blogs put together by LSE)
Policy & Evidence Reports
Who is going to employ me? Reflections on resilience interventions for older unemployed men
Examination of identity and romantic relationship intimacy associations with wellbeing in emerging adulthood
Tackling child poverty and promoting children’s well-being: lessons from abroad
A Joint Health and Wellbeing strategy for Lambeth – summary of a development workshop
Brain imaging analysis can identify participants under regular mental training
Events, Training & Consultations
Brixton Supplementary Planning Document consultation
Deadline for responses 15 March
Sessions on understanding the changes to the benefits system.
Lambeth Council are holding two open access briefing sessions at Lambeth Accord (Brixton Road) on 5th and 28th March at which we will describe all the impending changes that are happening in regards to benefits and what Lambeth is doing as a council and with its partners to support residents and organisations affected.
There will be two sessions on each day:
• 10am – 12:30pm
• 1:30pm – 4pm
If you would like to book a place on any of these four sessions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org stating clearly which date/time you wish to attend.
Weaving wellbeing into a neighbourhood
Walkshop and debrief – starting times 9.30 or 2.30 Tuesday 12 March
Start Shoreditch Grind, Old Street, EC1V 9NR
For more info please email Andrew@rethinkingcities.net
Mental Fight Club film events
Throughout March – films exploring recovery, trauma and mental illness
Love Music Leeds – festival promoting the link between music and wellbeing
Talk by David Marks & Julia Barfield
Tuesday, 12 March, 7pm 180 South Lambeth Road, SW8 1AP
Will talk about selection of projects worked on from their architectural practice in Stockwell
http://www.tatesouthlambethfriends.org/ Suggested donation £2.
Mental Health First Aid training FREE!
Mental Health First Aid training will be held on:
4th and 5th March 2013 (Tooley Street, London Bridge)
6 March, Mental Health First Aid Lite
Pls contact email@example.com to book.
There are also a series of Lambeth only sessions being held on the following dates:
14th and 15th March 2013
Please contact Tracey Jarrett on Tracey.Jarrett@slam.nhs.uk for more information on the Lambeth only courses.
Innovative Practices in Arts, Health and Wellbeing: Spotlight on Museums and Art Galleries
12 March, 2013
Draught Busting Events (throughout Feb and March)
An evening with John Kabat-Zinn (father of modern mindfulness teaching)
6.30-8.30pm, Thursday 28 March
Brixton Give and Take Market
30 March 2013
NEW Community Choir for Lambeth and Southwark
For adults 18+, no auditions, FREE childcare, sing a wide range of music
Sign up at firstname.lastname@example.org
0800 689 0037
Mondays 6-7.30pm from 21 Jan onwards
Archbishop Sumner School, Reedworth Street, SE11 4PH
Bus routes 3, 59, 159 & 360
Tube – Kennington and Lambeth North
FREE ASIST – applied suicide intervention skills training
17th and 18th April 2013 from 09:30 to 5pm (both days).
Attendance at the two full days is essential.
31-33 Lumiere Court,
209 Balham High Road
To book a place please email Jessica Agudelo at JAgudelo@certitude.org.uk
Loughborough Womens’ Group
9 Feb – 30 April
Handicrafts, food growing and gardening, a listening skills course, an introduction to money management, tai chi and yoga, special trips and events. ICT training, advice looking for jobs, employment skills and help with setting up your own business.
FREE childcare available.
For more information contact Cynthia Roomes Cynthia@londoncf.org.uk or ring 07730 219 085
London Creativity and Wellbeing Week 17-22 June
Impact art fair – call for submissions by 23 April
Email email@example.com or ring 01273 234 780
Call for papers – The Art of Good Health and Wellbeing international conference, Sydney, Australia
Deadline 30 April
Man Charitable Trust Community Programme
London Community Foundation
Fund themes – disadvantaged youth, literacy and numeracy and vulnerable populations (homeless, domestic violence victims, addictions, mental health)
Grants of up to £7500 are available.
Deadline 8 March, 2013
Other funds available in Lambeth:
Youth Music funding
Deadline 27 March
Stressed out already and it’s only Monday? Try relaxing with MHF’s wellbeing podcasts
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have been forwarded this newsletter by a colleague and would like to receive it, please email email@example.com with the word ‘Subscribe’ in the subject bar.