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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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Together hosts second national Football Therapy Cup tournament at Lewes FC

    Yesterday, Together welcomed 16 mental wellbeing teams from the length and breadth of the country to the Dripping Pan Stadium to compete in the second national Football Therapy Cup tournament. After fighting off some tough competition, the Croydon Eagles and Everton in the Community battled for the title, with Croydon taking the victory…

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Minister of State for Justice and Civil Liberties visits Together’s Liaison and Diversion service at Thames Magistrates Court

Simon Hughes, Minister of State for Justice and Civil Liberties, yesterday visited Together’s Liaison and Diversion service at Thames Magistrates Court, run in partnership with East London NHS Foundation Trust. The service forms part of NHS England’s London trial site for Liaison and Diversion which Together was selected to lead in April last year, and…

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Minister of State for Care and Support visits Together’s floating support service in Norfolk

   Norman Lamb, Liberal Democrat MP for North Norfolk and Minister of State for Care and Support, today visited Together’s mental health floating support service in Norfolk. Funded by Norfolk County Council and five Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Groups the service provides county-wide support to adults with mental health needs – including individuals with severe mental…

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