Author Archives: Carolyn Barber

Get creative this summer

During the summer holidays, we’re hosting creative activity sessions every Tuesday morning, open to women and men. Bring your own creative activity or ideas, or make use of our creative materials for choice of art work, collage, drawing, jewellery making, … Continue reading

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Open Day for Men’s Wellbeing

Join us for an Open Day for Men’s Wellbeing on Wednesday 3 August from 11am to 2.30pm, at the Buckland United Reformed Church. Our free workshops on the day include art (11am), creative thinking with lego (12.15pm) and games (1.30pm) … Continue reading

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Mental Health Awareness in May

Mental Health Awareness Week, hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, is in its 22nd year and runs from 9-15 May. Mark Rowland Chief Executive of the Mental Health Foundation said: “We hope this year’s theme of loneliness will strike a … Continue reading

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In Memory of Martin

Dr. Martin Stevens, Chair and a founding director of the Good Mental Health Cooperative, has sadly died at the age of 57 from Covid related complications. His funeral took place today at the South Downs Natural Burial Site. I first … Continue reading

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April is Stress Awareness Month

The Good Mental Health Cooperative is able to offer direct support if you’re experiencing overwhelming feelings of stress, isolation or anxiety. We’re working towards good mental health no matter what your starting point, just as you would with physical health. … Continue reading

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Pop-Up Wellbeing and Information events

Through our Solent Connexions project, we’ve teamed up with the Portsmouth Carers Centre to deliver a series of Pop-Up Information and Wellbeing events in local community venues across Portsmouth. Our first one is coming up on Wednesday 30 March at … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day

For 2022 the campaign theme for International Women’s Day is: #BreakTheBias Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where difference is valued and celebrated. … Continue reading

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What does 2022 hold in store?

Could this be a year when we really get to grips with what is meant by mentally healthy communities? In the past two years, the experience of the Covid pandemic has surely highlighted the importance of neighbourliness, kindness, community action … Continue reading

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More funding to continue Nexus Project

Great news from National Lottery Awards for All who have agreed to fund the continuation of our successful Nexus Project offering women support and wellbeing through creativity. The project was initially funded through the Tampon Tax but delayed due to … Continue reading

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November events with Solent Connexions

If you’re concerned about an adult family member or friend because of illness, disability or emotional distress, you might be interested in one or more of these events coming up in November. Solent Connexions offers flexible online support with community … Continue reading

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