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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.

  • The Mental Health Journey

    The Mental Health Journey

    People in Sheffield have shared their stories of mental health support in the city with Healthwatch Sheffield and Sheffield Flourish. You can read their individual stories about what worked well and what needs to improve and see recommendations for mental health service providers in this new report.

  • Sheffield Flourish Follow-Up Survey

    Sheffield Flourish Follow-Up Survey

    Sheffield Flourish want to continue finding out how the lockdown is affecting you and your mental health, and have produced a survey to gather your views. The survey aims to help Sheffield Flourish better understand the continued impact of Coronavirus on the people of Sheffield and is completely anonymous.

  • Be Mindful of Your Health and Wellbeing

    Be Mindful of  Your Health and Wellbeing

    During the Coronavirus pandemic it can be difficult to ensure you are staying healthy both physically and mentally. That is why a number of organisations are producing useful resources to help you and here are a few more you may find interesting offering free sessions and podcasts, including the Oxford Mindfulness Centre.

  • Let's get the Language Right in School

    Let's get the Language Right in School

    In preparation for the introduction of Mental Health classes in schools form September 2020, Mental Health Today have produced a glossary of terms to highlight how the language used around mental health can affect discussions about it. They say that many expressions seen in plans for mental health classes are at best problematic and could be at worst deeply damaging.

  • Mental Health Survivor Videos #NSUNcovidlife

    Mental Health Survivor Videos #NSUNcovidlife

    The National Survivor User Network are releasing a series of video posts by their members called #NSUNcovidlife .During the latest broadcast Clare Shaw, who is described as a ‘poet, performer and survivor’ reflects on lockdown. The NSUN has also launched a Covid-19 Fund to support user-led organisations and smaller, unconstituted community groups in England, who might not otherwise be eligible for a grant.

  • Survey on Mental Health and Wellbeing During COVID-19

    Survey on Mental Health and Wellbeing During COVID-19

    Sheffield Flourish have launched a survey which aims to learn more about the challenges people are facing during COVID-19, and the things people are doing in order to support their mental health and wellbeing.

  • Coping With Covid-19 Online Course

    Coping With Covid-19 Online Course

    Sheffield IAPT’s (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) online course , looking at different emotional responses to the coronavirus outbreak, offers simple skills and techniques to help you cope with the outbreak. Each of the 4 sessions is around half an hour long with time after to ask questions and focuses on a different theme each week. The next course is scheduled to start on Thursday 7th May between 6-7pm.

  • Sheffield Flourish Update Support for your Mental Health

    Sheffield Flourish Update Support for your Mental Health

    Mental health charity Sheffield Flourish has launched three separate online resources to help people who may be affected by the coronavirus crisis saying “It is no surprise that service provision has changed right across the city, and indeed the country, as well as the creation of new services and support systems”.

  • Keeping Physically Active at Home

    Keeping Physically Active at Home

    Our Coronavirus information and Support page contains tips for disabled people to continue exercising at home. Just click on the Physical Health and Exercise link at the top of the page. This includes chair based workouts from Get Yourself Active and SIV home workouts now that the venues are closed and the Exercise Referral Scheme has been postponed.

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