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New Chair at Bath Mind

Hello – I’m Kate McDonnell and I’m the new chair of Bath Mind. I want to start by paying a tribute to my predecessor, Richard Ellis. He has been a trustee and chair of Bath Mind for many years, contributing … Continue reading

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End of the Advocacy and Mentoring Service?

Now, this is  on a much more serious note. The Mentoring and Advocacy Department of Bath Mind including the much valued befriending service will cease to be on the 31st of March 2015*. They have had to manage without funding … Continue reading

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Theatre Production at Bath Spa University

What a great week we have had here at Red Room Productions, with the final rehearsals of Borderland, a physical theatre production complete, we are ready to go, and really looking forward to sharing this new and compelling work with … Continue reading

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Guest Blog Post by Ben Howlett Conservative MP for Bath

It was a privilege this week to get the opportunity to speak in this week’s debate in Parliament on Mental Health. Contributions to the debate were measured and reasoned with many MPs speaking from their own experiences with mental health, … Continue reading

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Seven Tips For Living With A Bipolar Partner

If you’re starting a relationship with someone who has bipolar disorder, don’t think for a moment that a long and happy life together can’t be yours. My wife has bipolar disorder and we’re still going strong. Here are my seven … Continue reading

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Eat, Talk, Think event, on World Mental Health Day

A great success in the centre of Bath St MungosBroadway and Avon and Wiltshire Partnership Trust (AWP), worked in partnership with volunteers and other organisations, to create Eat, Talk, Think on Old Bond St, which provided thought provoking activities related … Continue reading

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World Mental Health day in Bath

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National Curry Week

It’s national curry week and Mosaic wanted to share one of their gorgeous curry recipes for everyone to enjoy! Samina’s veg busting curry Ingredients One medium sized Cabbage, sliced 4 Onions, sliced One bag of spinach 5 potatoes, cubed One … Continue reading

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Positive Post

Would you be interested in turning back time and communicating the old fashioned way? Bassetlaw Mind are looking to start a new pen pal service  called  “POSITIVE  POST”.  Members  letters  will be passed on at monthly meetings and return letters … Continue reading

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What price mental health?

A report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), states that mental health ‘issues’ cost Britain £70bn a year. That is equivalent to 4.5% of GDP lost through missed working days, increased benefits for those unable to work and costs … Continue reading

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