Author Archives: Carolyn Barber

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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October events for Solent Connexions

Do you look after or help support a family member, partner or friend because of their illness, disability or emotional distress? Are you feeling stressed, depressed or worried about this? Why not join us during October for one of our … Continue reading

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Stories of Asylum Exhibition

Join us at Gosport Heritage Open Days for an exhibition about how mental health care in Hampshire developed over the last century, based on research and memory sharing by local volunteers. You can also access a virtual exhibition that focuses … Continue reading

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Help improve mental health services in Portsmouth

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Creativity and wellbeing for women

“Why should we all use our creative power……?  Because there is nothing that makes people so generous, joyful, lively, bold and compassionate, so indifferent to fighting and the accumulation of objects and money” Brenda Ueland. The Nexus Project is a new … Continue reading

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Caring Thru Covid

Do you know someone who looks after or supports a family member, partner or friend because of their illness, disability or emotional distress? Are they feeling stressed, worried or depressed about this? Find out more at our online event on … Continue reading

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Discover Meaning and Values

“Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.” —Viktor Frankl  This is a quote from a psychiatrist called Viktor Frankl who wrote a book called Man’s Search for Meaning in 1946. He makes the … Continue reading

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Reflections on Love, Loss and Covid 19

During the coronavirus outbreak we have all been through enormous change, and some of us are experiencing loss of different types. All of us have been affected one way or the other, through loss of personal freedoms, loss of income, loss of social connections, loss … Continue reading

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New Mental Wealth Academy programme

After the success of our online Mental Wealth Academy during the first lockdown, and thanks to funding from the National Lottery Community Fund, we’ve put together a new online programme for 2021, running from Feb-May! Open to all abilities. You might … Continue reading

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