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: : firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com 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 [...]