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Shadow Justice Minister visits Together’s new Rotherham project for vulnerable young adults

Posted on 02, May, 2014

Dan Jarvis, Labour MP for Barnsley Central and Shadow Minister for Justice, will today visit Together’s new Rotherham service for young adults in contact with the criminal justice system. The service provides support to 17 to 24-year-olds from the point they come into contact with police and emergency services in Rotherham. Together’s local team will […]

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New countywide mental health floating support service in Norfolk to be delivered by Together

Posted on 16, April, 2014

Together has been selected by Norfolk County Council to provide mental health floating support to individuals living across the county with housing related needs. Following a nine month process to re-commission local services, Together was awarded the contract from 27th January 2014. Since then we have been working closely with local staff, service users, the Council and the […]

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Together to deliver pilot launched by NHS England to place mental health teams in police stations and courts across London

Posted on 04, April, 2014

Together will deliver a new pilot scheme being launched by NHS England today that places specialist mental health teams in police stations and courts across the capital. Delivered by Together in partnership with Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health Trust, East London NHS Foundation Trust and North East London NHS Foundation Trust the scheme will reach […]

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Together selected by Department of Health as a partner to roll out liaison and diversion services

Posted on 04, January, 2014

Together has been chosen by the Department of Health to be one of its key partner organisations to lead an initiative that will see mental health professionals working directly within courts and police custody suites. The Department of Health today announced £25 million of funding to develop and roll out services including liaison and diversion […]

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Befriending service launched for Stratford residents

Posted on 16, December, 2013

Today national charity Together for Mental Wellbeing, officially opens the doors of its new befriending service ‘Stratford Friends’ to offer some extra support to local people living with mental health needs. The project, supported by funding from Stratford Town Trust aims to link people with a mental health need – living in Stratford-Upon-Avon – to […]

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Together project in Southwark wins innovation award

Posted on 05, July, 2013

Together’s Southwark Your Way service has won the Mental Health Providers Forum’s (MHPF) award for best design of a flexible new service. The service in the south London borough was the result of an eight-day transformation and design programme delivered last year to 33 service users by people with lived experience of mental distress. Together […]

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Together gets a helping hand through Vodafone World of Difference programme

Posted on 18, April, 2013

Winner of this year’s Vodafone World of Difference programme, Julie Billsborough has begun her placement with her chosen charity Together, to develop a mental health information website for people in her local area of Lancaster. Julie wants to develop a local online directory for service users, carers and health practitioners that provides details of local […]

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Together to receive share of £5.5 million from Department of Health to develop innovative residential service

Posted on 17, April, 2013

Together is to receive up to £210,363 over three years from the Department of Health (DOH) to support the development of its innovative personalised residential service for individuals with complex needs. Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health, announced the Innovation, Excellence and Strategic Development Fund awards 2013-2014 at the Innovation Expo this month. Together […]

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Together adds summer dates to peer support training programme

Posted on 16, April, 2013

Together is inviting people to apply for places on an 8-day peer support training programme this summer, following the success of similar courses that have been running since November last year. Peer supporters draw on their own experiences of mental distress to help others towards better mental wellbeing, and it has been shown that genuine, […]

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Will new health commissioning bodies have the awareness and expertise to account for the mental health and wellbeing needs of women in the criminal justice system?

Posted on 12, March, 2013

  Linda Bryant, Manager of Together’s  Criminal Justice Services, argues that thought and attention needs to be given to the distinct needs of women offenders as new commissioning bodies take on responsibility for commissioning community services.   Check out her blog piece on here

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