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  • Passport to Mental Health Workshops

    Passport to Mental Health Workshops

    Want to help shape an all age Mental Health Passport for Sheffield? Chilypep have supported young people to create a Mental Health Passport, so that they can take control of their own mental health and not have to repeat their stories.They want to hear from adults with lived experience about how they find the passport and what might make it better to create an all age resource.

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  • Experts By Experience Role Call

    Experts By Experience Role Call

    A charity which offers a range of services to people with mental health problems is looking for Experts By Experience to improve its support for marginalised groups. Rethink Mental Illness is hoping to find another two or three Experts to join the nine already working for them. The deadline for applications is midnight on the 18th April 2022

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  • Physical Fitness Can Help Mental Health

    Physical Fitness Can Help Mental Health

    A new initiative developed and hosted by Sheffield Flourish on the Sheffield Mental Health Guide reminds people that if you are living with severe mental illness you are entitled to a free physical health check every year and that a healthier body can often lead to a healthier mind.

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  • Managing Mental Wellbeing Over Christmas

    Managing Mental Wellbeing Over Christmas

    It may be the most wonderful time of the year but Christmas can be overwhelming and stressful for many people. So Sheffield IAPT (Improving Access To Psychological Therapies) is offering help in the form of one-off managing wellbeing sessions, during which you can learn techniques and tools to help support yourself.The sessions take place on Thursday 9th December from 5.30pm-6.30pm and Thursday 16th December at the same time.

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  • Lived Experience Roles

    Lived Experience Roles

    Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust provide a range of mental health, learning disability and substance misuse services to the people of Sheffield.The Trust is delivering a series of human rights training for their staff and are seeking people with lived experience of their service to coproduce and co-deliver the training modules. The lived experience roles are available as paid or volunteer roles.

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  • LIstening Line Still There for You

    LIstening Line Still There for You

    Sheffield Mind’s Listening Line service has expanded its remit and can now offer a listening service to all people over 18 years of age. If you’re feeling anxious about Covid-19 and what happens now, or you have concerns about the vaccine, or you’re experiencing loneliness or isolation and you’d like to talk about it, you can call and speak to a friendly operator who’ll listen and where appropriate, give advice about local services which you might like to approach for support.

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  • Rethink Recruiting Experts by Experience

    Rethink Recruiting Experts by Experience

    You may have heard about a new approach to supporting people affected by mental illness in the community in Sheffield, so people have the right support at the right time. This is an opportunity to transform treatment and support. Rethink are now recruiting Experts by Experience to work on the development of a mental health alliance of the voluntary sector.

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  • Helping You To Get Doc Ready

    Helping You To Get Doc Ready

    To support you to have a better conversation with a doctor about your health and wellbeing the NHS has produced this new ‘infographic’ so that you can be ready to talk about your health giving you pointers for before, during and at the end of your appointment. You can also get Doc Ready for a conversation about your mental health.

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  • Submit your Artwork for Mental Health Day Exhibition

    Submit your Artwork for Mental Health Day Exhibition

    Sheffield Flourish is inviting entries for their annual five-day art exhibition in October as part of World Mental Health Day. The theme is ‘urban nature’, and everyone is welcome to submit 2D artwork in any medium – especially people with a lived experience of mental health and those who work in support services, for a display in the Moor Market. The closing date is 31 August.

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  • LEAP Panel Looking for Members

    LEAP Panel Looking for Members

    Have you received care from Sheffield Mental Health NHS Services in the last five years? Are you interested in joining a Lived Experience Advisory Panel ( LEAP ) for an NHS research project on improving mental health services for people from ethnic minority backgrounds?It is hoped that the first LEAP panel will be taking place in the last week of July on a weekday with a mix of people in terms of age, gender, sexuality and ethnicity.

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