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Transforming services to transform lives: Mental health charity launches new art exhibition to mark national revamp to services

Posted on 26, June, 2012

To highlight the roll-out of its new and improved services mental health charity Together opens its latest exhibition Transformation which features work from service users who have used art to interpret their personal transformation on the path to wellbeing. The charity is embracing the opportunities for change offered by the government’s rapidly evolving personalisation agenda, […]

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Charity art exhibition opens ‘Pandora’s box’ on violence and abuse against women

Posted on 25, April, 2012

Women survivors of violence and abuse who have used art as a means of finding hope despite their experiences, as well as females who have used their art to create awareness of the issue, are to have their work exhibited in central London as a collaboration between mental health charity Together and AVA (Against Violence & Abuse). […]

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Together to receive share of £6.8 million

Posted on 16, March, 2012

Together is to receive around £300,000 to test and develop innovative approaches to improve health and wellbeing, Care Services Minister Paul Burstow announced. Voluntary sector organisations submitted funding bids to the Department of Health setting out how they could help their communities by improving care for thousands of vulnerable people. The money will be used […]

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Together welcomes House of Lords vote to treat mental health and physical health equally

Posted on 10, February, 2012

Together welcomes the House of Lords vote to amend the Health and Social Care bill to give mental and physical health equal prominence within the NHS and hopes it is adopted by the Government when the final details of the Bill are agreed. This groundbreaking move, which echoes the philosophy underpinning the Coalition’s 2011 mental […]

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Chief inspector of prisons’ visit to Styal prison finds too many women with mental health issues still serving short-term sentences: Together’s response.

Posted on 20, January, 2012

Together supports Chief Inspector of Prisons, Nick Hardwick’s disappointment that too many women with mental health issues continue to serve short-term prison sentences, as expressed in a recent report1 he published following a visit to Styal prison in July of last year. In the report following his inspection of Styal women’s prison in Cheshire the […]

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Lottery Success for Together service in Suffolk which reduces rural isolation

Posted on 08, November, 2011

A much-needed service providing social links for people with mental health issues has been thrown a lifeline, thanks to a Big Lottery Fund grant of £249,179.

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New Together exhibition explores horticulture as a way of cultivating mental well-being

Posted on 27, September, 2011

Together UK | Growing Together exhibition posterThis week, mental health charity Together launches a new exhibition that explores the positive impact of horticulture on mental wellbeing at its Our Space gallery in London, featuring artwork from mental health service-users, prisoners, young offenders and ex-offenders.

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Non-Fiction at the Together Our Space Gallery

Posted on 01, September, 2010

Photography, paintings, installations and sculpture by 29 different artists will focus on the creative narration of facts, or true accounts of life events and experience in the Non-Fiction exhibition at Together Our Space from 24th September to 26th november 2010.

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Public support for alternatives to prison

Posted on 19, August, 2010

According to the results of an online YouGov poll, released today by Together, six out of ten (64%) of people in Great Britain believe that people with mental health issues, (who pose no threat to the public, but have committed a crime for which they could receive a short-term prison sentence of less than 12 months) should be punished outside of prison whilst at the same time receiving help with their mental health problems.

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Wide Open at the Together Our Space Gallery

Posted on 08, July, 2010

Wide Open, a brand new exhibition of outsider art, is on show at the Together Our Space Gallery, 12 Old Street, London, from 8th July until 27th August.

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