In my final days at Dove House, we all gather together to feast on the home-cooked food brought in by the team – curry and rice, sandwiches and samosas, roast beef and gravy, and yummy cakes. It is one of the… Read more
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On Sunday 30th July, we were at the first ever Stockport Pride, a celebration of the LGBTQ+ community. Many other excellent organisations were in attendance at what was a really great event. We’ve recently been further strengthening our links with the LGBTQ+ community in other… Read more
JOB ADVERT Job Title: Project Coordinator, Greater Manchester Mind Salary: £26,822 Hours: 35 hours per week Length of Post: Fixed-term project for 12 months from start of employment Does Greater Manchester Mind Exist? Well no, not yet, but the local Minds working across… Read more
Our volunteers and staff enjoyed a training session delivered by Time To Change on Tuesday, which gave us the chance to develop our Social Contact skills. Darren, North West Community Equalitites Coordinator for Time to Change, and Phil who is a Time… Read more
In September, we held a mental health stigma conference in collaboration with The University of Manchester and The University of Surrey. As part of that conference, Darren Bee – North West Community Equalitites Coordinator for Time to Change – gave a… Read more
Over the past 10 years as a psychiatrist and a psychiatric patient, I have been privileged to witness the gradual reduction of the stigma around mental illness. While there is still a long way to go, it is a subject… Read more