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Mental Health Millennials UK

We are developing an exciting new programme called Mental Health Millennials UK.  Aimed at younger adults, it will provide support and training in raising awareness of mental health issues. The first course for young adults is planned for September 8th at the Carers Centre.  Contact us for more details.

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July 2017 meeting digest

26th July There appears to be an embargo by NAViGO for their staff to engage with the Forum.  Community Reps deadline extended to 10th August. Harrison House and Rharian Fields: LS continues to visit but there needs to be an agreement with NAViGO. Trustees feedback included continuing issue with NAViGO.  There is financial security even […]

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June 2017 meeting digest

14th June Julie Salt – Members Rep – presentation/talk Julie came to talk about boxes. Best seen rather than described, which Julie did – bring a box. Boxes can be used to help service users or carers in a variety of ways. Box can be as small or as large as the person wants.  Can […]

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May 2017 meeting digest

3rd May Presentation by Dr Zaffer Iqbal – Head of Psychology – NAVoGO: Appointment of Rosemary Ingleton as principal Psychologist No longer waiting lists for Psychology.  Loads have increased steadily CAMS sis the system being used to reduce suicides with constant monitoring with individuals who lose contact with services etc. Marie Fitzgerald gave feedback from […]

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March 2017 meeting digest

1st March Presentation from Carl and Jenny (VANEL): Run voluntary services.  VANEL run and support projects in this area. Has EU funding for long term unemployed – can get funding for training if the training relevant for that job.  Can refer people for training eg English and Maths to relevant centre. The MOVE project is […]

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February 2017 meeting digest

22nd February Presentation from Harrison House: The Therapeutic Community (TC), a 2 year programme has been running for 18 months with good results. Service users go 4 days a week which will drop to one day a week in September 2017. Therapeutic Community is based on good family values. Service Users  more often than not […]

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January 2017 meeting digest

11th January Survey Presentation. An estimated 1000 surveys should be circulated this month.  The survey team will be allocated to different locations with visitor badges.  The survey has open questions allowing any kind of response.  It will continue till the end of March. Aga – pharmacist, and Heather Taylor from NAViGO in attendance. No issues […]

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December meeting digest

7th December Questions to the visiting Pharmacist around drugs putting weight on and the long term impact of anitbiotics. Marie, the NAViGO Community rep talked about the careers rights day and NAViGO gettting ready for out of area patients to be brought back in.  They have purchased a bungalow for this purpose. Brian Hoser has […]

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November meeting digest

2nd November Harrison House: ongoing plumbing issues, patients had no complaints and previous weeks issue resolved. Possible visit to Eating disorder ward next week. 9th November Speaker: Dr Ana Tasmas (Consult Psychiatrist – NAViGO) who talked about her role at Harrison House, patient behaviours and how they are dealt with, the different units, treatments and […]

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October meeting digest

12th October Talk from Stewart Harris (NAViGO – Clinical Lead – Harrison House) and Dr Sajiid  (NAViGO Medical Director) which included and update on acute services, new bedroom on each lodge at Harrison House and at Pelham Lodge and one to be done on Meridian Lode.  Crisis to be moved to the Lodges so all […]

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