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Snap the City – Photography Group (in collaboration with Plymouth College of Art)

Improve your wellbeing, go out and about and gain photography knowledge and experience from the course leaders of Snap the City.  Meet some people and have some fun.

Please bring your own camera or phone.

A free 5 week programme – Wednesdays 1:30-2:30

The programme dates: 13th & 20th Feb (27th Feb is a break) and then 6th, 13th and 20th March.

To book a place call 01752 512280 or email admin@plymouthmind.com.  Once you have completed a registration form we will contact you with the arrangements (meeting locations etc.)

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Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training

MHFA is an intensive course that will provide an overview of common mental health problems, causes, symptoms and treatments. MHFA is perfect for those wanting to know more about mental health and how it affects others.

This 2-day course is accredited and usually costs £275 – we are offering heavily subsidised places at £67/person.

NEXT COURSE DATES: Tuesday 30th April and Wednesday 1st May  2019 – book HERE 

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One of our main funders, the Big Lottery Fund have refined their People in the Lead strategy. The latest step in this journey has been to look at how they can visibly demonstrate that The National Lottery and the communities they support are at the heart of what they do. We are pleased to announce that from today we will be referring to the National Lottery Community Fund rather than the Big Lottery Fund – and we will be using the new logo above! THANK YOU to all the National Lottery players who enable organisations like ours to do amazing things to support our community.

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BLUE LIGHT PROGRAMME – FREE TRAINING FOR STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS

We are delivering mental health support and training to blue light emergency services staff and volunteers from ambulance, fire, police and search and rescue services across England and Wales. Find out more about our face-to-face support, trauma awareness workshops, and peer support workshops.

Find out more here: BLUE LIGHT PROGRAMME   #mybluelight

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HEADSPACE 

HEADSPACE is run by Colebrook SW and is Plymouth’s first ‘Crisis Cafe’.

The cafe will offer an out-of-hours service for people who consider that they are approaching  a mental health crisis.

Staff and volunteers will be on hand to provide support in both 1:1 and group settings.

Onward referrals/signposting will take place as required.

Call 07890 257614 during opening hours.

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GREEN DAYS VIDEO

We’ve made a little video showing the adventures our Green Days group got up to. From exploring new green spaces in Plymouth to building chairs out of old pallet wood, our group  had the opportunity to work with tools, learn new skills, eat straight from the fire, and even get first refusal on a introduction to bee keeping course. Some plan to go back to the nature reserves for family visits, and others plan to start volunteering with Active Neighbourhoods.

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CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS

We are so thankful for the time and energy given by our wonderful volunteers – if you would like to find out more about the opportunities we have for volunteering, please visit our Volunteer page here.

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Elefriends – Join MIND’s Online Peer Support Community

elefriends peer support plymouth mindElefriends is a supportive online community where you can be yourself. We all know what it’s like to struggle sometimes, but now there’s a safe place to listen, share and be heard. Find out more here.

 

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