Archive for October, 2009

There are various activities going on this week – including events at Heath Park Lodge on Wednesday 7th, and the talk on Rainhill Hospital on Thursday 8th. And of course the Final of the Rugby on 10th October, World Mental Health Day itself – thanks to Jen Brown and everyone at NHS Halton & St Helens for getting time to change a mention there. Look out for the films being shown at the match.

The PCT are also running an event on Monday 12th in the town centre. There will be various information stands as well as activities including tai chi and belly dancing demonstrations.world mental health week half page advert


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Not strictly mental health – but music is important to many people’s wellbeing so there is a link there! Also music-net have organised workshops that are specifically about or for people with experience of mental distress.

Their next meeting is on Tuesday 6th October when people from the Citadel will talk about their new project for young people. The three year Lottery funded project starts in January and has key targets to meet for wellbeing.

Music-net meetings are held in the Citadel – 2-3.30pm. All welcome – but try to contact them first for catering arrangements – details on their website .

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Late notice sorry – but the next meeting is tomorrow.

As always there’ll be a take it to the top session with Simon Barber, the Chief Executive. At the last meeting, a group of carers from St Helens asked why people are not being told they’ve been discharged from services. Hopefully tomorrow, he will be able to offer some feedback.

The meeting is from 1-4pm at Hollins Park in the Education Centre. Lunch is served from 12.30 and the meeting is open to all.

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