Author Archives: Carolyn Barber

An autumn of creativity

The With Men in Mind programme of creativity and wellbeing workshops has had a brilliant start over the last couple of months with 22 men attending so far. Starting again on Friday 13 January, the With Men in Mind workshops … Continue reading

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With Men in Mind

In August we held a successful Open Day for Men’s Wellbeing and following responses to our online survey, we designed our new With Men in Mind workshop programme. Starting on Friday 30 September, we launched our autumn series of men’s … Continue reading

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Launch of new Monday ChitChat Club

This coming Monday, 5th September sees the launch of a new initiative funded by Fratton Big Local. Every Monday morning from 10-12noon, you can drop in for a chat and a cuppa at the ChitChat Club held at the Community … Continue reading

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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.

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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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