Tag Archives: Wellbeing

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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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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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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Never Give Up Hope

Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come”Anne Lamott We’ve now reached another turning point in the Covid 19 pandemic with the re-introduction of further restrictions … Continue reading

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Help Prevent Suicide!

At the weekend the University of Sheffield shared this series of 13 short films as part of their Festival of the Mind. Based on the book Our Encounters with Suicide (ed. Fran Biley, Alex Grant, Judith Haire, Brendan Stone), Kathryn and Penny … Continue reading

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Time to Experiment with Change?

Among the many news and research updates I follow to try and keep myself up to date, is a national research programme seeking to understand the psychological and social impact of the Covid 19 pandemic. The research study is being carried out by University … Continue reading

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