2014

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November 2014: Ever wondered if volunteering could be for you?

BEFRIENDING WEEK 2014 runs from 1 to 7 November and Scottish charity Health in Mind is celebrating with a drop in event for anyone who would like to know more about becoming a volunteer befriender.  

October 2014: Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival to include acclaimed Canadian documentary

A WIDELY-acclaimed Canadian documentary, Mars Project, is to be screened in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness as part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

October 2014: Seventh autumn arts festival tackles mental health stigma

A NATIONAL festival aiming to tackle the stigma of mental health launches across Edinburgh this weekend (Saturday 4 October).

October 2014: Football Tournament "kicked off" World Suicide Prevention Week 2014

THE Choose Life Challenge Cup launched World Suicide Prevention Week, which ran from 7 to 13 September.

August 2014: New Activity Information Fair launches in Edinburgh

A NEW Activity Information Fair will be held at the Nelson Hall, McDonald Road Library, 2-4 McDonald Road on the first Tuesday of every month.

August 2014: Unique service reports 41 per cent increase in numbers seeking counselling

RECENT media coverage of celebrity child abuse trials has, for many people, brought back memories of their own experiences which have been ‘buried’ for many decades.

July 2014: Sainsbury's Local Charity of the Year thinks it is blooming marvellous

EDINBURGH Sainsbury’s Local manager, Rick Martin, has announced the Shandwick Place store’s charity of the year is Health in Mind. Read more.

Also covered by ITV News

July 2014: A quick cuppa with Kev

Award-winning volunteer manager Kevin Kent made time in his busy schedule to chat about what makes volunteering so important. Read the interview here.

July 2014: MAPS to wellbeing: New Health in Mind service

Health in Mind's new project - called MAPS - has taken off. My Assets and Personal Strengths (MAPS) is focuses on promoting continued personal wellbeing and community involvement. Read more.

May 2014: Launch of innovative project's short film

Today (29 May) was the Midlothian premiere of 'The Mask' attended by the Minister for Public Health and the local SNP Councillor. It was the launch of the short film created by men from the SHARE project based at the Orchard Centre focussing on the difficulties talking about mental health and emotional distress. Read more.

Also covered in the Midlothian Advertiser - see clipping here.

May 2014: Mental Health Awareness Week 2014

With Mental Health Awareness Week upon us, it is time to talk #anxiety. Read more.

April 2014: Health in Mind and Self-Directed Support

Self-Directed Support was rolled out on the 1 April this year. Here are the 7 things you need to know about Self-Directed Support and Health in Mind. Read more.

April 2014: Recycled carrier bags ‘blossom’ to say “thank you”

When Scottish charity Health in Mind received a £550 donation from the Waitrose Morningside Community Matters Scheme, a special “thank you”, in the form of a spray of delicate spring blossom, was made from the supermarket’s recycled carrier bags by some of the charity’s service users. Read more.

Also covered by the Evening News - see here.

March 2014 - New programme heralds new approach to reduce reoffending

As a partner in an exciting new project, Health in Mind is delighted to announce the launch of the Re:d Peer Programme. The project is a new approach to peer support for offenders with the aim of reducing reoffending by exploring new ways of working effectively and providing support to people involved with the criminal justice system. Read more.

March 2014 - Health in Mind runners make the news

Sun shines on Meadows Marathon as runners raise money for charity. Spot our Volunteer Development Worker!

February 2014 - Every wonder what our involvement looks like?

From fundraising to Christmas parties to awards, the past quarter in visual highlights is here. Enjoy!

February 2014 - Ninety-two percent recommend mental health charity’s services

The feedback from the fourth annual Service Evaluation Report, published today (Monday 10 February 2014), shows high levels of client satisfaction with 92  percent of those responding saying they would recommend Health in Mind to a friend.

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