Taking Hold of Your Life with Disability

12244829_188685178138950_1537611809619215528_oLow in mood? Worried? Isolated?

Whether you’ve become disabled or always had a disability, life can throw up additional challenges which leave you feeling deflated, defeated and even depressed.

This one day workshop in Portsmouth will help you become:

  • more energised
  • more connected
  • more motivated
  • better equipped to tackle life’s challenges

If you’re interested in joining this workshop, click here to email us. We’ll let you know as soon as dates are finalised.

 

Human Books on Loan

Soton Uni 2University of Southampton welcomed the Human Library as part of it’s Health and Wellbeing Week in November. Located in the Medical Education foyer, a steady stream of interested readers joined us to challenge stigma and discrimination one conversation at a time.

Mental Wealth Trialogue in October

ChangesJoin ‘Open Dialogue’ events on mental health, and help transform thinking on how better services and healthy communities can be developed.

Find out more about Trialogue meetings held in Portsmouth in 2015.

Supported by the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Community Foundation

Pop-Up Wellbeing Centre at the Wickham Festival

DSC02644Our Wellbeing pitch at the Wickham Festival from 7 – 9 August was a great success with 18 volunteers helping out over the weekend. As well as information about local community groups and resources on good mental health, there was a programme of activities including: singing, poetry workshop, art workshop, children’s story telling, crafts for children, mindfulness, and of course the Human Library.

Trip to Denver, USA

cropped smallIn April Sandy and Carolyn delivered a presentation to the International Health Humanities Conference about the impact of the Hampshire Festival of the Mind. People attended from around the world for some inspirational networking.