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Wellbeing Fair raises awareness of support on offer to Southwark residents

Residents of Southwark were given the opportunity to discover the free local support available to improve their wellbeing, at a Wellbeing Fair held during Mental Health Awareness Week in Walworth on Saturday (21 May). Hosted by Together’s Southwark Wellbeing Hub, the fair gave people the chance to speak to 15 local Southwark organisations, including Healthwatch Southwark,…

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Together reveals benefits of personalised mental health support in accomodation settings

The wellbeing and lifestyles of people with severe mental health issues improve when they receive personalised support in an accommodation setting, a new report we published today has revealed. Funded by the Department of Health, the three-year independent evaluation by the Mental Health Foundation aimed to understand the impact of our personalised accommodation based model,…

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Together wins contract to provide mental health support in Hampshire

Together is now supporting more people with mental health issues to work towards improved wellbeing in West Hampshire. Following a competitive tender process to re-commission services across the borough, Hampshire County Council awarded Together with the contract to deliver mental health support across four locations – Winchester, Eastleigh, Test Valley and New Forest. Sanctuary Supported Living…

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Together wins two 3rd Sector Care Awards

Together has been presented with two awards at the second annual 3rd Sector Care Awards. The awards were presented by Dame Esther Rantzen, English journalist and television presenter, and recognise Together’s innovative, person centred, quality mental health services. The 3rd Sector Care Awards celebrate and showcase the innovation and care excellence of the not-for-profit care…

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Lady Martha Bruce to open art exhibition about healing the damage to mental wellbeing after prison

Former prison governor, Lady Martha Bruce, is to open an art exhibition highlighting the journey of one woman who used art as a tool to heal the damage to her mental wellbeing and rebuild her life after prison. The exhibition, entitled Breakthrough and hosted by Together for Mental Wellbeing, will feature over 100 pieces of…

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Together’s London Liaison and Diversion service wins national award

Together’s Liaison and Diversion service in North and North East London, which it delivers in partnership with Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health Trust (BEHMHT), East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT) and North East London NHS Foundation Trust (NELFT), has been presented with the Liaison and Diversion award at the Howard League for Penal Reform’s…

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Together Manager to help develop NICE guideline for moving on from inpatient settings

Helen Van Ristell, Clinical Implementation Manager at Together, has been chosen by the NICE Collaborating Centre for Social Care (NCCSC) to join the Guideline Committee (GC) responsible for developing a guideline surrounding the transition between inpatient mental health settings and community or residential settings. The guideline will act as a basis for quality standards and…

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Together to support individuals experiencing mental distress to reduce crisis contact with emergency services in York

Together has launched a new service in York that works alongside individuals who frequently contact emergency services when experiencing mental distress. The York Pathways Service works with vulnerable individuals to understand their distress and develop resources to support them to take steps towards improving their health and wellbeing. The service also works strategically with the…

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Together publishes findings from a three-year evaluation exploring the benefits of personalised community mental health support

Together has today published the final report of a three-year independent evaluation by the Mental Health Foundation into the outcomes of its community mental health support. Funded by the Department of Health, the evaluation was commissioned by Together to measure the effectiveness of Your Way, our model of personalised community support. Your Way is a community-based…

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Together expands provision of specialist mental health teams in police stations and courts to West, North West and Central London

Together will deliver a new model of support in nine more London boroughs that aims to help break the cycle of offending by making sure people with mental health problems and vulnerabilities such as addictions or learning disabilities get the support or treatment they need. The pilot liaison and diversion service, commissioned by NHS England,…

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