Top Plymouth Mind News Stories…
We are very pleased to announce the date for our annual fundraising Christmas show – which is on the 19th December 4:00 -6:30 above The Treasury bar in Plymouth. With the beautifully decorated Christmas tree and candlelit atmosphere it is the perfect warm up to Christmas.
The tickets are £5 adults and £3 for children which includes complimentary refreshment on entry. Book you tickets here and pay on the door.
Please share this wonderful event with your friends, family and colleagues. We hope to see you there.
Interested in embarking on a Voyage of Transformation in 2018?
The Voyages of Transformation are a joint project between Plymouth & District Mind and the Tectona Trust. A six-day voyage at sea on the sail training ship Tectona, with its expert and friendly crew, will provide voyagers with an opportunity to work together, to support each other and learn new skills in a new environment.
For info click here
Snap the City – Art Club
4 weeks free art group/course, focusing on learning how to use a digital camera and how photography can improve mental health. How different subjects and locations can inspire different feelings, with the final work uploaded to a website. Sessions can be arranged around the city or at our premises. You can bring your own camera or we can provide a camera.
Where: at our premises or around the city. Make sure you book your place so we can keep you updated on the meeting points! Click here to book your place on Eventbrite
When: Tusdays 2pm to 4pm, starting from Tuesday 9th January 2018
New dates! Mental Health First Aid training course
Thursday 11th and Friday 12th January 2018
Learn how to identify, understand and recognise the crucial signs of mental ill-health and what you can do to help on a first aid basis.
This course will increase your confidence in feeling able to approach, assess and assist someone who might be experiencing a mental health issue and encourage them to the support they need to recover. For info and to book a place follow this link.
Mums Connect -Postnatal Well Being Group
The sessions are now on hold. Next Meeting date for the group is 10th January 2018.
Have you recently had a baby? Come to our free group for mums. We offer a safe space for mums to talk and share experiences, good days and down days.
when and where: every Wednesday 1:30- 3pm at 8 Woodside, Greenbank, PL4 8QE
- Can bring pre walking babies
- Tea, coffee and biscuits
- Mums together in a welcoming space
- Baby changing facilities and baby equipment
- Easy buggy and disabled access
To find out more or sign up please email [email protected] or call 01752512280
Young people: What do you need from your GP?
Plymouth Mind are currently conducting a survey of young people’s experiences of seeking support from their GPs. This is so we can work together with GPs to improve the response young people receive when having conversations and seeking help.
If you are under 25, please take a few minutes to fill out our short survey here.
Out and About – The Blog
Zoe, our Training and Development Officer, is taking Plymouth Mind on the road, raising awareness of mental health and offering information and advice in the community, with a view to breaking down stigma. Her blog is now live on our website. Read it here.
GETTING INTO VOLUNTEERING – FREE WORKSHOP
- Why Vounteer – the for your wellbeing and the City
- Things to consider – how you won’t lose your benefits
- Fears and Solutions – anxiety, confidence to volunteer
- Expectations – support as you volunteer
- How to volunteer – where to search, help to apply
- Volunteer loans and grants – opportunity for learning loans
Dates: Wed 10th January 10am-1pm
To find out more or to register call 01752 512280 or e-mail [email protected]
We are promoting Elefriends as part of the Side by Side peer support project. Find out more here..