Lambeth & Southwark wellbeing e-bulletin – June 2014Posted: June 25, 2014
Hope everyone is well! As usual our monthly communication -The Lambeth & Southwark wellbeing e-bulletin can be viewed at http://lambethwellbeing.wordpress.com/
This month has a range a goodies ! lots of free training like mental health first aid , wellbeing awards and specific info around issues of mental health.
Hope it is helpful!
Highlights of the e-bulletin see below:
- Why Mindfulness now : http://lambethwellbeing.wordpress.com/?p=739&preview=true
- Invite toJuly Lambeth and Southwark WellBeing Network Meetingon Lorrimore Square LondonSE173QU- Telefono de la Esperanza UK
Events & Training
MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID (MHFA):17 & 19 June The Garden Room Woodlawns Centre, 16 Leigham Court Road SW16 2PJ
MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID (MHFA): :15 & 16 July The Garden Room Woodlawns Centre, 16 Leigham Court Road SW16 2PJ
YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID (YMHFA):17 June & 18 June:Blackfriar’s Settlement Rushworth Street SE1 0RB
YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID (YMHFA) 8 & 10 July The Garden Room Woodlawns Centre, 16 Leigham Court Road SW16 2PJ
Please, for bookings email to Swan, Carolyn [Carolyn.Swan@slam.nhs.uk]
STORM -Suicide prevention Training:
1. Mon 21st & Tues 22nd July 2014 –
2. Mon 11th & Tues 12th Aug 2014
3. Tues 6th & Weds 7th Jan 2015
4. Mon 16th & Tues 17th Feb 2015
All course will be delivered at 160 Tooley Street, London SE1 2Q
Last but not least
- First Aid – opportunity to train to be an instructor!!!!!
Lambeth and Southwark Public Health directorate wish to increase capacity to deliver MHFA courses to the voluntary sector and direct to residents. We will pay for two instructors to be trained from the VCS in Lambeth and/or Southwark. You’ll learn how to teach people to recognise the symptoms of mental health problems, provide initial help and guide a person to professional help. See http://mhfaengland.org/instructor-training/instructor-standard/
To register your interest please email email@example.com or ring 020 7525 7530 to find out more.
Our the 2014 Award scheme,The Lambeth and Southwark -Wellbeing Network -Wellbeing Award Scheme has been extended till 31th July 2014.Please, complete and return the attached form on or before 31th July, 2014.Anamaria Florin, Telephone: 0207525-0272 – Anamaria.firstname.lastname@example.org
The London Community Foundation Grants Update
Applications for grants Small (up to £500) and Large (up to £2,000) for activities in Black History Month October 2014
We would like to encourage you that within your wellbeing work/ activities to measure wellbeing by using the short Warwick Edinburgh scale. Please, visit for details : http://www.nhs.uk/Tools/Pages/Wellbeing-self-assessment.aspx
By the way, it may be helpful to have handy the working definiton of wellbeing is (locally agreed): ‘to feel positive about the present, feeling hopeful about the future; feeling confident about being able to handle life’s stresses and problems; and feeling that mostly life is fulfilled and rewarding’
Anamaria Florin, MRSH
Mental Wellbeing Officer
Lambeth and Southwark Public Health