12 09, 2019

Heads Count – Summer Update

By |2019-09-12T05:44:53-05:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: |0 Comments

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

24 07, 2019

Minutes for 16/07/2019 PMHN Meeting & Venue for Next Meeting

By |2019-07-25T03:07:52-05:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: Network Meetings, PMHN|Tags: |0 Comments

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 [...]

24 07, 2019

Trauma Informed Resources and E-Learning

By |2019-07-24T10:10:07-05:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: Network Meetings, PMHN, Training|0 Comments

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 [...]

24 07, 2019

Emotional Logic – ‘Coming Through Stronger’ Information

By |2019-07-24T09:44:07-05:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: Charity|Tags: |0 Comments

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 [...]

19 06, 2019

Preventing Exploitation Toolkit

By |2019-06-19T10:10:27-05:00June 19th, 2019|Categories: Training|Tags: , |0 Comments

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 [...]

11 06, 2019

Have Your Say…

By |2019-06-11T10:55:24-05:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: CYP, Feedback|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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.

8 05, 2019

Understanding Self-Harm Course – Plymouth & District Mind

By |2019-05-08T09:41:47-05:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Suicide Prevention, Training|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

8 05, 2019

Spring Volunteering at Nature Plymouth

By |2019-05-08T09:41:05-05:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Local, Voluntary|Tags: |0 Comments

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 [...]

18 04, 2019

Heads Count Creative Life Event #3

By |2019-04-18T07:33:03-05:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Community Mental Health, Local|0 Comments

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 [...]

18 04, 2019

Revised 2019 PMHN Meeting Dates

By |2019-04-18T07:32:16-05:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Local, Network Meetings, PMHN|0 Comments

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 [...]

18 04, 2019

Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

By |2019-04-18T07:31:51-05:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: MHAW19|0 Comments

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 [...]

18 04, 2019

Dementia Action Week 2019

By |2019-04-18T07:31:30-05:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Dementia|0 Comments

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 [...]

18 04, 2019

Argyle Community Trust – New Extra Time Hub Project

By |2019-04-18T07:30:59-05:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Community Mental Health, Local, Older People|0 Comments

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 [...]

18 02, 2019

i-THRIVE Plymouth Workshop

By |2019-02-21T04:50:03-05:00February 18th, 2019|Categories: CYP, STP|0 Comments

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 [...]

20 02, 2019

Notes and Actions from the Plymouth Suicide Prevention Strategic Partnership (PSPSP) 03/12/2018 Meeting

By |2019-02-20T11:32:07-05:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Community Mental Health, Suicide Prevention|Tags: |0 Comments

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

20 02, 2019

2019 Plymouth Suicide Prevention Strategic Partnership (PSPSP) Meeting Dates

By |2019-02-20T11:28:12-05:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Community Mental Health, Suicide Prevention|Tags: |0 Comments

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) - [...]

18 02, 2019

PDAA Impact Questionnaire

By |2019-02-20T11:30:26-05:00February 18th, 2019|Categories: Dementia|0 Comments

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 [...]

20 02, 2019

Change of Date for Dementia Conference!

By |2019-02-20T11:26:19-05:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Dementia|Tags: |0 Comments

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 [...]

20 02, 2019

The Big Devon March Returns in 2019!

By |2019-02-20T11:26:30-05:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Local, Physical|Tags: |0 Comments

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: [...]

20 02, 2019

New Walking Football Group

By |2019-02-20T11:26:07-05:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Physical|Tags: |0 Comments

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.

18 02, 2019

Early Help in Plymouth

By |2019-02-20T11:30:08-05:00February 18th, 2019|Categories: CYP, Local|0 Comments

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 [...]

13 02, 2019

Barnardo’s ‘Decider Skills’ Training Opportunity

By |2019-02-20T11:31:17-05:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: 3rd sector, Charity, Eating Disorder, Education|Tags: , |0 Comments

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 [...]

13 02, 2019

Best Practice Briefing Invitation – Criminal Exploitation Creative Solutions

By |2019-02-20T11:31:31-05:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Criminal Justice, Education|Tags: , |0 Comments

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 [...]

16 01, 2019

Become a Devon Dementia Friends Champion!

By |2019-01-16T10:36:02-05:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

16 01, 2019

Sugar Smart Opportunities

By |2019-01-16T10:35:22-05:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: Education, Thrive Network|0 Comments

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 [...]

16 01, 2019

PDAA Update

By |2019-01-16T10:35:11-05:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: 3rd sector, Dementia|0 Comments

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 [...]

4 01, 2019

Devon Cruse Training Dates

By |2019-01-07T12:52:54-05:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: 3rd sector, Charity, Community Mental Health, Training|Tags: , |0 Comments

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 devon@cruse.org.uk and let us know whether you would like to attend on Mondays or Thursdays, [...]

4 01, 2019

MHF Live

By |2019-01-08T03:29:01-05:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: 3rd sector, Charity, Community Mental Health, National|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

4 01, 2019

Next PDAA Meeting

By |2019-01-07T10:41:09-05:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: Dementia|0 Comments

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 [...]

4 01, 2019

New Programmes from The Prince’s Trust

By |2019-01-07T12:34:11-05:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: 3rd sector, Charity, CYP, Employment, Training|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]