Peer supporter Training

Peer supporter Training- Join as a peer supporter and use your lived experience of mental health to help others: Find out more, contact Lucas Teague on 07739 920927 Lucas.Teague@metropolitan.org.uk   The easiest way to become a member of South London and Maudsley NHS FT is to go to their website  http://www.slam.nhs.uk/about-us/who-we-are/membership and scroll to the bottom of the page, where you can access the application form.

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City Bridge Trust Growing Localities Awards (deadline 31 January, 2014)

City Bridge Trust Growing Localities Awards (deadline 31 January, 2014) A total of £2,500 prize money is being offered to projects which use nature to enhance and improve local communities and the lives of vulnerable or socially excluded people, generating positive outcomes such as health and well-being, new skills and knowledge, new relationships, and a sense of purpose and belonging.
http://news.lemosandcrane-info.co.uk/NLI/LE35.ashx?a=F3406D7D38800C06E38FBEF8FCE9E33A&b=DF09E1B331FFCA9B758889EE6B56F715

Understanding the mental health needs of school children

Understanding the mental health needs of school children: a workshop for education professionals
This is a series of workshops for education professionals working in primary and secondary school settings in various roles, including learning mentors, heads of year, learning support unit coordinators, pastoral care coordinators, SENCOs and teachers.Location: Tavistock, London Start date: Monday, 27th January 2014
http://www.chimat.org.uk/resource/view.aspx?RID=174832&src=LD

Treatment of depression in children ‘needs improving’

NHS Choices: Treatment of depression in children ‘needs improving’“Children as young as five are now suffering from depression,” says The Daily Telegraph, while the Daily Mail reports on the “worrying rise in the number of children with depression,” saying that almost 80,000 children are now affected. This ‘Behind the headlines’ article examines the evidence behind these reports.
http://www.chimat.org.uk/resource/view.aspx?RID=173581&src=MH