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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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Help improve mental health services in Portsmouth

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From the Heart Poetry Recital – Sunday 1 March

As part of Portsmouth Bookfest, this event is the culmination of a series of workshops run by poet Maggie Sawkins to encourage people to learn a poem off by heart. Those taking part in the project are joined by local … Continue reading

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Words Are a Powerful Tool for Mental Health Awareness

Featuring: Louisa Campbell and her new poetry collection, THE WARD which brings to life her experiences both as a Registered Mental Health Nurse and psychiatric patient. Peopl with catatonia, schizophrenia, depression, paranoia, mania, anorexia and alcoholism speak out from the … Continue reading

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Drop-in for the Seven Habits of Good Mental Health

Join us at the Good Mental Health Cafe coming up this Wednesday 8 August. It’s in the Lily&Lime Cafe on the 3rd Floor of Portsmouth Central Library from 2pm. Just take a break and have a cuppa in the cafe, … Continue reading

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Welcome to the 3rd Hampshire Festival of the Mind

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Human Library training – Sat April 16th

The Human Library is an international equalities movement which promotes positive social change in over 60 countries. At a Human Library ‘Books’ are people, and reading is a conversation. Human Books are volunteers who share personal experience to challenge prejudice, … Continue reading

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Taking Hold of Your Life with Disability

Low 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 … Continue reading

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