The PMHN meeting of 19/09 will be held at Quaker House at 1:00 pm. The agenda for the meeting will be sent out early next week. The full address for Quaker House is: The Quaker House 74 Mutley Plain Plymouth Devon PL4 6LF
To view Heads Count's latest newsletter, please follow this link. The newsletter contains: News on the latest work Heads Count have been involved inInformation on services they work alongsideUpcoming dates for the calendarContact details for themselves and other services like Head Space
NHS England and NHS Improvement are currently looking to gain the opinions and experiences of patients, potential patients, parents, carers and advocates of patients who use special care dental services in the South West. The aim of the survey will help shape these services in future and to make sure [...]
The minutes for the 16/07 PMHN meeting, held at William Sutton Memorial Hall, can be found here. Agenda item 5 - Trauma Enforced Practice - involved a presentation given by Inspector Simon Hardwick. If you would like to view the presentation slides and notes, please click here. PMHN are looking [...]
The focus of the most recent Plymouth Mental Health Network meeting was based upon trauma informed practices. The meeting raised many good points and included a very informative presentation from a member of the Trauma Informed Plymouth Network. To supplement this, please find resources for parents/carers with children experiencing trauma [...]
Emotional Logic a family-centred lifelong, conversational method of support which looks to help people understand emotions and turn negative experiences/feelings of grief and loss into positive action. In the next few months, Emotional Logic will be running workshops to help others gain a skill in understanding Emotional Logic. Within the [...]
On the 7th of August, Plymouth Community Homes (PCH) will be holding a summer event at Bodmin Road Play Area, between 11am - 3pm. As well as looking to focus on the theme of loneliness within the PCH and local communities, there will be fun activities such as food and [...]
The PMHN meeting of 16/07 will be held at the William Sutton Memorial Hall. The agenda for this meeting is accessible at this link. The full address is: William Sutton Memorial Hall,6 Shelley Way,St Budeaux,Plymouth,PL5 1QF + Google Map
The minutes for the 22/05 PMHN meeting, held at City College Plymouth, can be found here.
The Safer Devon Partnership, Devon Children and Families Partnership and Devon Safeguarding Adults Board are launching an online toolkit to help frontline workers tackle exploitation. This toolkit, which can be accessed on desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones, will help frontline workers learn about, identify and report exploitation happening in Devon [...]
Food Plymouth, as an Observer Partner of the Interreg FLAVOUR Project, have invited all individuals and organisations providing coaching, mentoring and training for people far from the labour market to take part in a survey. This work can be in food, food surplus or any other part of the economy. [...]
The April report from CASS+ can be read here
The minutes of the last meeting can be found here The next meeting is on Thursday 27th of June, 10:30am-12:30pm in the Athena Room, New continental hotel, Millbay Road PL1 3LD.
The Bodmin Walking Group meet up every 2nd and 4th Monday morning of each month. Click here for their latest poster with all the details
A Conference on Intergenerational Practice at Falmouth University on 4th July. For more information click here
Parents, Carers and Young People We would like to hear your views on the Emotional Health & Wellbeing service being delivered to schools in Plymouth.Have your say & help commissioners, service providers & schools improve their services going forward. Click here for more info and the link to provide your feedback.
Thursday 13th June - 10.30am - 12.30 pm The Day Centre, Plymouth Highbury Trust, 207 Outland Road, Plymouth. PL2 3PF Click here for the poster with all the information
The next PMHN Meeting will take place on the 22nd of May at 13:00. City College Plymouth have kindly offered to host the meeting at their campus on Kings Rd, Plymouth, PL1 5QG. However, please note that parking is very limited and offsite parking has been deemed as easier. Parking [...]
Please find the minutes for the 22nd March 2019 PMHN Meeting here. The next PMHN meeting is set for the 22nd May at City College Plymouth (Kings Rd, Plymouth, PL1 5QG) from 13:00.
As part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 (13th - 19th May), Plymouth & District Mind are running an exciting flash mob event! The flash mob will be taking place on Monday 13th at 12:30pm. Plymouth & District Mind are planning to make it a fun yet simple task that [...]
Plymouth & District Mind will be running a course on Monday 17th June between 10:00 - 16:00 on understanding self-harm more widely. Topics covered include: Definitions (of self-harm)History (of self-harm)Psychology (of self-harm)Why people self-harmHow to help people who are using self-harm as coping strategy The course is suitable for anyone [...]
At the Thrive Plymouth Network meeting in April, there was a commitment made to hold a Week of Volunteer Action which allows Thrive Plymouth network members to volunteer. As such, a commitment was made to upload the activities onto the 'Our Plymouth' website so please follow Thrive for updates on [...]
Nature Plymouth, who encourage people to engage with wildlife and the outdoors in and around Plymouth, have released their volunteer flyer for the next quarter. Poole Farm Volunteering will be running programmes every Tuesday in May and June (excluding the 18th), designed to improve Poole Farm and help people develop [...]
Coinciding with Mental Health Awareness Week (Monday 13 to Sunday 19 May 2019), Heads Count will be hosting their third Creative Life Event on the 17th May between 11:00am and 15:00pm. There will be exhibitors at the event, however this is an open event and any group or person from [...]
Please find below the revised dates for the 2019 Plymouth Mental Health Network Meetings: Wednesday 22nd May - 1:00pm Focus: Workforce Development / Children and Young People Mental Health Tuesday 16th July - 9:30am Focus: Trauma Informed Practice / Integral Care Partnership Thursday 19th September - 1:00pm Focus: TBC Tuesday [...]
This year's Mental Health Awareness Week will commence between 13th and the 19th of May. The theme for 2019 is body image - how we think and feel about our bodies. PMHN would love to know how you plan to contribute to Mental Health Awareness Week. Please feel free to [...]
2019's Dementia Action Week will commence from Monday the 20th to Sunday the 26th of May. This year's theme revolves around inclusion as living with dementia can make people feel cut off from their friends and community, leading to them feeling alone. As a result, The Alzheimer's Society have published [...]
On the 17th of April, Argyle Community Trust will be launching a new Extra Time Hub project which will provide activities for retired and semi-retired people every Wednesday (1:30 - 3:30pm) in the Green's Taverner's Suite at Home Park. It will provide the opportunity for people to socialise, met new [...]
The Moments Hub in New George Street will be hosting a workshop facilitated by the Association for Dementia Studies and the University of Worcester on Wednesday 8th of May (1pm - 4:45pm). The overall aim of the workshop is to look at the setting up of Meeting Centres in local [...]
Healthwatch have launched a survey around the NHS 10 Year Long Term Plan and are consulting the public around their wishes for services in the future. There are two surveys – one gathering general views, the second gathering feedback around the following conditions – Cancer, Heart & Lung Disease, Mental [...]
The Devon Sustainability and Transformation Partnership hosted a series of i-THRIVE workshops across Devon in September and October 2018. At the time, we announced there would be a second series of workshops in March 2019. Please click the following link for registration to the event: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/implementing-the-thrive-framework-in-devon-plymouth-tickets-56478967111 Click here for the [...]
Head Space are having an open evening 6pm -8pm on Wednesday 13th March. There is an open invitation to all professionals, public and potential volunteers to come in, see how we operate and have a chat with the staff. For more information click here
Click here for the new handout which has details of Cognitive' s Creative Wellness Programme with new location details
Notes and Actions from the Plymouth Suicide Prevention Strategic Partnership (PSPSP) 03/12/2018 Meeting
For those who attended the 03/12/2018 PSPSP Meeting, the Meeting Notes and Action Log are attached along with the 'Staying Safe' information press release. Click here for the 03/12/2018 Meeting Notes Click here for the 03/12/2018 Action Log Click here for the 'Staying Safe' Press Release
All 2019 PSPSP meetings will take place at Windsor House. Please see below for the dates, times and rooms: Wednesday, March 6th 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm (Room: UBCR4) Wednesday, June 5th 2019 - 2pm to 4pm (Room: UBCR3) Wednesday, August 28th 2019 - 2pm to 4pm (Room: UBCR3) - [...]
At the last Plymouth Dementia Action Alliance meeting, an agreement was made to measure PDAA's impact on those living with Dementia and their carers. After much discussion with members of the PDAA, a questionnaire has been made to fulfil this aim. To complete the questionnaire, please click here. To meet [...]
This year’s Dementia Conference has had to be changed again. As you will know, it was originally planned for June but then changed to the 18th of October. As it turned out, not all the space that is needed for it was available in the Guildhall that day so it [...]
For those who attended the last Plymouth Dementia Action Alliance (PDAA) meeting on the 21st of January 2019, the minutes can be found here. The next PDAA meeting will be held on: Monday the 11th of March, (10:30am-12:30pm) in the Athena Room, New Continental Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth PL1 3LD.
The Big Devon March walking challenge, which tracks yours and your company's steps, will be returning this March. Incentives for tracking your company's steps on a leader board in the month long challenge include: winning prizes, feeling more active/productive, and competing against other organisations across Devon. How to get involved: [...]
We have received a request from One You Plymouth - if you are planning anything to coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week in May would you please let them know. Email: : email@example.com
Plymouth Argyle Community Trust will be offering people over 50 the opportunity to play walking football. Beginning on Wednesday 27th February (10:30am - 11:30am), sessions will take place at the Manadon Sports and Community Hub PL5 3FD. To view the leaflet, please click here.
Simply Counselling would like to invite you to the launch of Simply Counselling Toxic Stress at the Mayor's Parlour, Devonport Guildhall on Saturday 6th April from 9.30am - 12.30pm. Simply Counselling Toxic Stress Invitation - See Attached Link to EventBrite to book your ticketsDownload
As you may be aware, Plymouth City Council, University of Exeter, Livewell Southwest and Barnardo’s have been engaged in research to work together with families to explore service delivery to ensure that they feel supported and not judged. The aims of the project were to i) to ensure families at [...]
Our Space, which works with adults who experience multiple and complex needs through theatre, have announced when the next Steering Committee meeting is. The Spring term meeting will be held on the 11th April from 11am to 1pm. There is also the possibility of alternative dates if enough people are [...]
In 2018, Barnard's were awarded funding from Plymouth Early Help Innovations Small Grant Scheme to deliver an evidence based programme entitled 'Decider Skills' to the city. 'Decider Skills' aims to focus on building children and young people's confidence and resilience. This is based upon helping children and young people to [...]
Plymouth Safeguarding Children Board have announced they will be collaborating with Alter Ego, the acclaimed theatre company, to deliver a creative information and help session on the criminal exploitation of children and young people. This event may be of interest to anyone working with children and young people being criminally [...]
Plymouth Mental Health Network are looking to collect member's views and suggestions on the future of Network Meetings. Please take a few minutes to complete the Questionnaire here.
As many of you know, the focus of Thrive Plymouth year four was on the five ways to wellbeing, CLANG. Connecting, Learning, Being Active, Noticing and Giving. Thrive would now like to collect all the amazing work carried out during Thrive Plymouth Year Four and put into an end of [...]
Dementia Friends are looking for people to unite against dementia and become a Dementia Friends Champion. Dementia Friends will also be holding an induction day day in Plymouth on Tuesday 5th February. A Dementia Friends Champion is a volunteer who encourages positive action and wants to make a difference to [...]
AGE UK are now running Free Cognitive Stimulation Therapy Sessions. These will take place every Monday for 7 weeks from 17th January at Plymouth Central library from 2pm to 4pm. The AGE UK booklet can be found here.
Routeways and Plymouth Argyle are now open for February half term breaks and activities. To find out a full list of activities available, please visit https://bookwhen.com/shortbreaks#focus=ev-s42b-20190219100000
For Thrive Plymouth's Year 5, the focus is Connecting People Through Food. In preparation for this, Thrive have teamed up with Food Plymouth to help deliver Sugar Smart Plymouth which is one of six projects aiming to help Plymouth achieve Silver Status as a Sustainable Food City. Sugar Smart are [...]
For those who attended the last PDAA meeting, there was a discussion regarding the Alzheimer's Society 'Fix Dementia Care' Campaign. If you are looking to further your interest into this subject, please take a look at the Alzheimer's Society report included here or head to the Alzheimer’s Society website to [...]
Chris, who many of you will know from our regular meetings, left the Plymouth Mental Health Network after the very successful Mental Health Festival in the Autumn. We thank him for all his hard work on behalf of the Network and wish him well in all he does in the future. [...]
Impact Report on the Red Cross Connecting Communities to tackle loneliness and social isolation. Available below to download... Connecting CommunitiesDownload
Cruse Devon have now finalised the dates for their volunteer training and are accepting applications. The following information is now being uploaded onto the main Cruse website, to request course information and an application form, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know whether you would like to attend on Mondays or Thursdays, [...]
The Cass+ November Report is now available, download it here: November 2018 CASSPLUS reportDownload
We've been working on something exciting here at Mental Health Foundation... and we are thrilled to announce the launch of MHF Live, our brand new music fundraising initiative! Watch the video about MHF Live here MHF Live encourages our supporters – that's you! – to host music events that challenge [...]
The next PDAA meeting will be on: Monday the 21st of January, 10:30am to 12:30pm (Venue to be arranged). For those of you who were at the last meeting and would like to be endorsers of the Salzburg Statement, just let us know. The wording of the Statement is below: Salzburg [...]
Restaurant staffed by people living with Dementia opens in Bristol. Michelin Star Chef Josh Eggleton opened a new restaurant in Bristol for four weeks in November and December that is set to feature in a new Channel 4 Documentary. See local press report here
Colebrook have released their 2017 / 2018 Impact Report, it's available to download below: Impact Report 17-18Download
The Prince's Trust have released information on their new Get Into and Get Started courses running locally along with the next dates for the Enterprise Programme across Devon & Cornwall - more information below: GET STARTED WITH Sports Activities Jan 19Download Get Into Construction Poster Jan 2019Download Enterprise Poster 2018 [...]