Kindred Minds E-bulletin 003/01Posted: March 22, 2013 | |
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KINDRED MINDS E-bulletin 003/01 Friday 22nd March 2013
connect with the people around you. With family, friends, colleagues and neighbours. At home, work, school or in your local community. Think of these as the cornerstone of your life and invest time in developing them. Building these connections will support and enrich you every day.
Transfer of management to Social Action for Health (SAfH) took place 1st Dec 2013, and are pleased to have a supportive management structure to enable us to develop our project better and stronger. Also welcome our new staff member Derron as the Kindred Minds Project Worker.
NEW EMAIL AND OFFICE TELEPHONE NO.
Office Tel: 020 7358 7029
Mobile 07809 701 434
Cambridge House, 1 Addington Square, SE5 0HF
FOR WEB-SITE CLICK LINK: http://safh.org.uk/our-work/kindred-minds/
To build a more involved project by our members and so we have set up a Members Committee of 8 BME Kindred Minds members. They will meet quarterly throughout the year to support and develop the project further.
We are now looking to recruit sessional Co-Facilitators to assist running some of our project activities i.e PoP-In, Crossing Culture events and Women’s Group – see below.
Kindred Minds is recruiting
· Do you want to be part of an exciting mental health project in Southwark?
· Do you want to join our peer led activities at Kindred Minds, a Black & minority ethnic (BME) project?
· Do you want to join our small yet dynamic and friendly team to help deliver and develop our activities?
· Are you from a BME background and have experiences of mental distress or experience of using mental health services.
We are looking for:
Co-facilitators to assist in running and develop some of our Kindred Minds activities, which will also include promoting the project around the borough among BME mental health service users in the community.
If you want to apply
· Please complete our application form and return to the Kindred Minds office no later than 5pm on 12th April 2013.
Request an application form on email@example.com or see SAfH’s website for more details about the project
Any questions call Renuka – Kindred Minds Manager on 020 7358 7029
Kindred Minds Activities
TalkShop, BME men’s discussion group will restart on Saturday 6th April 2013,
Doors open 6pm
Discussion starts 6.30 prompt.
Facilitated by Humphrey and Garry.
At Inspire, the Crypt, St Peters’ Church, Liverpool Grove, London SE17 2HH
Any inquires, please call Derron at Kindred Minds on 07908 701 434 or 020 7358 7029
Other Mental Health Activities
Lambeth and Southwark Mind Women’s Forum
for women who experience mental health difficulties
Friday 19th April & 24th May at Inspire,
the Crypt, St Peters’ Church, Liverpool Grove, London SE17 2HH
for further details call Hanne: 020 7358 7030
or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dragon Cafe on Mondays only 11.30 – 20.30
in The Crypt of St George the Martyr Church SE1 1JA
for more info call Sarah on 07557 365 959
or checkout: www.dragoncafe.co.uk
Feel better with a Book
is a new weekly group to share reading
at Canada Water Library
21 SurreyQuays Road SE16 7AR
every Wednesday 11am to 1pm
phone 020 7525 2515 or
Legal Advice Clinic
is a free public drop-in advice service
Wednesday 10am to 12 noon
3pm to 5pm
Thursday 2pm to 4pm
Conversation Cafe, free, friendly and informal
for speakers of other languages who want to improve their English
at Newington Library, 155 Walworth Road SE17 1RS
Thursdays 11.45am – 12.45 pm
How to improve your Stress
a one day workshop for people who live in Southwark
call Seon on 020 3228 3748
Self Management Courses
aims to increase problem solving skills, boost confidence and create independence
for BME service users from Lambeth or Southwark
four half day sessions 10.30am to 2.30pm
May 9th, 10th
May 16th, 17th
for more information contact Jolie Goodman
mobile 07775 809 919
Patient Advice & Liason Service
provides support, advice, help and information on health care services.
If you have a concern or just need advice please contact 0800 58 77 170
Samaratians Talk to us
If there’s something troubling you, then get in touch. Talk to us any time you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to suffer alone.
If you have any concerns about our service before you try it, we want to reassure you about them. Hear from some of our callers how we helped them.
CALL US: 08457 90 90 90* We’re here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
*call charges apply
EMAIL US: email@example.com
VISIT US: Find your local Samaritans branch.
WRITE TO US: Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK, Chris, PO Box 90 90, Stirling, FK8 2SA
A few of us from Kindred Minds are going to see this play, if you would like to attend please contact Derron by Monday 8th April 2013
- THE UNFORGOTTEN “Charles”
The Last Black Soldier of the First World War”
Saturday 20th April 2013
A play inspired by Walter Tull’s life written by Lorna Blackman MA
To reserve tickets £10/£8 telephone 07948 320299
ChatsPalace, 42-44 Brooksby’s Walk, E9 6DF
020 8533 0227
Nearest station Homerton (London Overground).