Due to COVID-19, Head Space will be running a telephone service only. The service will still run 7 days a week between 6pm and 10pm. Please book an appointment via one of these: Call between 6pm and 10pm - 07890 257614Text - 07890 257614Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/HeadSpacePlymouth/ Email - email@example.com Please [...]
Rethink Mental Illness have created a page which is regularly updated with advice and information on the COVID-19 pandemic. Alongside blogs and stories surrounding the subject, Rethink also have COVID-19 pages on what you need to know articles, such as: Frequently Asked QuestionsAdvice for People Living with Mental IllnessCoronavirus Act [...]
Due to the current Coronavirus pandemic, more people are looking for support for their mental health. One source of this is likely to be the measures established to limit the virus spread; particularly for those who seek formal and informal networks to support their mental wellbeing. Additional mental health support [...]
Citizens Advice Plymouth have taken steps to continue operation of their service through slightly different formats. All face-to-face advice services are now closed until further notice. They will be continuing to run their advice and partnership services through a combination of phone, webchat and email. Contacts: Debt Advice: Call 0300 [...]
In order to function effectively during the COVID-19 pandemic, and to ensure that people remain safe and well, emergency legislation has been introduced to change the Mental Health Act. You can find all information here at the Rethink website: https://www.rethink.org/news-and-stories/blogs/2020/03/coronavirus-temporary-changes-to-the-mental-health-act/ A summary of changes include: The number of doctors required [...]
Below is a link to an academic article by Roberto Mezzina, an ex-director of the World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre. The article looks at the impact of COVID-19 on mental health and the "social body" during this period of time. The article can be found here.
Due to the ongoing circumstances with COVID-19, plans for future meetings have been put on hold until further notice. We apologise for the lack of communication since the start of the year. We hope to improve communication once this epidemic begins to subside. Plymouth Mental Health Network hopes you stay [...]
Chris Jones is a physics teacher and former soldier who is interested in enhancing the use of mountain biking "as a way of promoting and managing positive mental health for the young people of Plymouth". At the moment, Chris is working towards creating a not-for-profit Community Interest Company to provide [...]
Thank you for your patience during the early part of this year. We are looking to confirm some meeting dates very soon and once we have finalised these dates, we will send them out immediately.
Throughout February and March, Citizens Advice Plymouth will be holding sessions on how to build confidence in helping people at the first time of contact. Drawing on the experience and advice of Citizens Advice Plymouth, the following areas will be covered: Questioning and listening techniquesInformation or advice?Provision of informationSignposting and [...]