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Annual General Meeting – 27th October 2016
The purpose of the AGM is to receive and approve the annual accounts and reports; re-appoint Auditors; confirm Board Members and elect Officers.
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You can support us just shopping at Co-op
Plymouth Mind have been chosen for the Co-op Local Community Fund.
Every time a member buy Co-op branded products and services in the following stores, 1% of their spend goes to us.
Barbican – PL1 2LD
Hoegate Street – PL1 2JB
Food: Regent Street – PL4 8BE
All you have to do is going to coop.co.uk/membership/ and choose Plymouth & District Mind as local cause.
The Candelit Christmas Music Show
Plymouth and District Mind would like to invite you to their annual fundraising event – The Candelit Christmas Music Show. Come and meet the team and some of our wonderful volunteers. Hear more about how we support people to get their lives back on track. Have a fun time and join in with the sing-a-long!!
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SUPPORT OUR NEW CAMPAIGN “Start talking – Stop bullying.”
The start of this week will have seen Facebook awash with ‘back to school’ pictures of kids in their smart new uniforms; some starting their school journey and others beginning the final year of theirs.
We often hear the phrase ‘the best days of their lives’ to describe a child’s experience at school. Sadly, this is not always the case. The key findings from the National Annual Bullying Survey in 2015 make sobering reading:
• 50% of young people have bullied another person, 30% of which do it at least once a week.
• 69% of young people have witnessed somebody else being bullied, 43% of which see it at least once a week.
• 43% of young people have been bullied, 44% of which are bullied at least once a week.
• As a result of bullying, 29% self harmed, 27% skipped class, 14% developed an eating disorder and 12% ran away from home.
• 40% of respondents reported being bullied for personal appearance 36% reported being bullied for body shape, size and weight…. read more!
An introduction to Hoarding
3rd November 2016 – 10 am to 4 pm
This course is aimed at staff of all levels working in housing or the care sector who encounter people with hoarding behaviour. It will define hoarding and consider characteristics of hoarding behaviour and types of hoarding. The day includes reasons for hoarding and health safety and wellbeing implications noting relevant legislation. It concludes with reflection about good practice in working with people who hoard.
The course includes film clips, individual, pair and group activity along with full group discussion.
New Postnatal Well Being Group.
Are you a new mum? Is your baby under 4 months old? Are you feeling overwhelmed, worried… you are not alone! Come and join New Mums Connect which runs on Wednesdays from 1:30-3 pm. Have a cuppa and a chat! To find out more or sign up please email [email protected] or call 01752512280
Have you got something on your mind?
We can work with you on a 1 to 1 basis to discuss your coping strategies. Book up to 6 sessions with a Recovery College Tutor. More information here..
Elefriends – Join MIND’s Online Peer Support Community
We are promoting Elefriends as part of the Side by Side peer support project. Find out more here..