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MHA Week 2022 – Seeing the Whole Person – Matthew who uses Northamptonshire Floating Support Service on Experience of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Posted on 12, May, 2022

Content warning – Violence, self-harm and suicidal thoughts Our theme for MHA 2022 is Seeing the Whole Person looking at ways our staff work with people with complex circumstances that can contribute to mental distress they’ve experienced or impact the support they receive. We felt this theme would provide us with an opportunity to raise […]

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MHA Week 2022 – Seeing the Whole Person – Martha who uses Norfolk Road Accommodation Service shares piece written on pressure of cost of living

Posted on 11, May, 2022

Together’s theme for MHA 2022 is Seeing the Whole Person looking at ways our staff work with people with complex circumstances that can contribute to mental distress they’ve experienced or impact the support they receive. We felt this theme would provide us with an opportunity to raise awareness and demonstrate the way our staff work […]

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MHA Week 2022 – Seeing the Whole Person – Interview with Christine who uses Together’s Benham Court and Brookview Supported Accommodation Service

Posted on 10, May, 2022

Our theme for MHA 2022 is Seeing the Whole Person looking at ways our staff work with people with complex circumstances that can contribute to mental distress they’ve experienced or impact the support they receive. We felt this theme would provide us with an opportunity to raise awareness and demonstrate the way our staff work […]

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MHA Week 2022 – Seeing the Whole Person – A Blog and intro video by Together CEO Linda Bryant on Social Justice and Inclusion

Posted on 09, May, 2022

Our theme for Mental Health Awareness Week is ‘Seeing the Whole Person’. We want to use the week to celebrate the ways in which we work alongside people who have difficult and traumatic experiences which has led to or exacerbated their lived experience of mental distress – the impact of being homeless, dependent on drugs […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 – Our Theme – Seeing the Whole Person – Working Alongside People with Complex Circumstances

Posted on 29, April, 2022

Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 runs from Monday 9 to Sunday 15 May and for this year Together’s theme is Seeing the Whole Person. We felt this theme would provide us with an opportunity to raise awareness and demonstrate the truly brilliant work we do as an organisation. We aim to ensure we always consider […]

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A poem by Together Ravenhill Way Accommodation Service user Llatoya Jackson

Posted on 27, April, 2022

Llatoya Jackson is a resident at our Ravenhill Way Accommodation Service in Luton and has been writing poetry to share her lived experience of mental distress. She has written a poem specifically about her experiences of the mental health system in general. Diagnosis. A poem by Miss L. Jackson Why is mental health so perverse? […]

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International Women’s Day 2022 – Supporting women who’ve experienced mental distress in criminal justice settings

Posted on 08, March, 2022

For International Women’s Day 2022 we wanted to speak to some of our staff and volunteers at Together who work specifically supporting women who’ve experienced mental distress and come into contact with the criminal justice system. Through a series of questions we wanted to look at the inequalities that women face which can impact their […]

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LGBT+ History Month 2022 – Art and History – A Poem by Moni Noszkay from Rochdale Advocacy Hub

Posted on 17, February, 2022

The theme for LGBT+ History Month 2022 is Art and Politics focussing on how art and expression have helped to bring about change and justice for the rights of LGBT+ people. For this at Together we asked staff and service users who identify as LGBT+ to share examples of art (including any form of creative […]

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LGBT+ History Month 2022 – Art and History – Amy Zielonka on ‘Gentleman Jack’

Posted on 16, February, 2022

The theme for LGBT+ History Month 2022 is Art and Politics focussing on how art and expression have helped to bring about change and justice for the rights of LGBT+ people. For this at Together we asked staff and service users who identify as LGBT+ to share examples of art (including any form of creative […]

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LGBT+ History Month 2022 – Art and History – Danny Osborne on the film ‘My Beautiful Laundrette’

Posted on 07, February, 2022

The theme for LGBT+ History Month 2022 is Art and Politics focussing on how art and expression have helped to bring about change and justice for the rights of LGBT+ people. For this at Together we asked staff and service users who identify as LGBT+ to share examples of art (including any form of creative […]

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