Hope everyone is well! This is our summer communication. Obviously, trust that you manage to take advantage of the lovely weather and take good care of your wellbeing!
So I won’t bore you with much details as usual visit our ebulleting at http://lambethwellbeing.wordpress.com/ The Lambeth & Southwark wellbeing e-bulletin
Among the highlights are:
* The Big White Wall is now avail free for Southwark residents http://www.bigwhitewall.com
* The launch of the new website with tools for individuals and comunities- everything about wellbeing! do visit and play, you won’t be dissapointed! Why well-being matters More and more research is showing us how certain actions, activities and practices can improve our moods, reduce the risk of depression, strengthen relationships, keep us healthy and even add seven years to our lives. We think people need to know more about this, so we have designed a website to spread the word.
Both the Wheel of Well-being and this website are the result of a design collaboration between the Mental Health Promotion Team at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and Uscreates, a strategic consultancy delivering social value. http://www.wheelofwellbeing.org
* The Social Determinants of Mental Health Report.
Cyberbullying report from EU Kids Online
The pursuit of happiness: a new ambition for our mental health
……all that maybe for a summer reading ????
* Grant funding opportunities………
* Advice for parents in Lambeth regarding available activities for young people
much, much more to find out……
* STORM course a free certified suicide prevention training particular helpful those people who work with people ‘at risk’.
contact :Craig, Claudia- Claudia.Craig@southwark.gov.uk
Anamaria Florin, MRSH
Mental Wellbeing Officer
Lambeth and Southwark Public Health
Tel: 020 7525 0272
160 Tooley St, Hub 2 First Floor, London SE1 2QH
PO Box 64529, London, SE1P 5HY
My workdays are Monday,Tuesday & Wednesday
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’
Why Mindfulness now : http://lambethwellbeing.wordpress.com/?p=739&preview=true
Please find attached the leaflet for our September 2014 Healthy Cook and Eat course. Book early to guarantee a place. There is a charge for this course.
Courses will run on Wednesdays from 2 – 4.30pm Start date to be finalised.
Service Coordinator Mental Health and Wellbeing Service
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A reminder in case you haven’t heard that The Dragon Café will be closed for the month of August, returning refreshed in September. We are all very conscious of the need for rest and attending to our wellbeing, and so at the mid-point of our second year there will be a break.
We wish you all a positive month and look forward to greeting you back on Monday 1st September when the adventure continues! Meanwhile you can check out a lovely selection of Photos from Monday’s Summer Celebration at http://dragoncafe.co.uk/news/#1 and while you’re there see photos from every Dragon Café so far.
PLUS take a look at this 3 minute Video Blog about the Café by Louise and Katie, filming for homeless support group SHP – the charity for homeless and vulnerable people in London http://unheardholler.blogspot.co.uk/2014/07/experiences-of-dragon-cafe.html
NHS Southwark CCG is holding its first Annual General Meeting as a new Clinical Commissioning Group. This will be taking place at 6pm on Thursday 11 September 2014 at our office which are located at 160 Tooley Street, SE1 2QH. Please do share this information with any friends or colleagues who would be interested too, a copy of the flyer for the event is attached.
At this event you will be able to hear presentations about
- Primary and Community Care development by Dr Sian Howell (CCG Governing Body member) and
- The changing health profile in Southwark by Dr Ruth Wallis (Head of Public Health for Lambeth and Southwark)
We do hope that you will be able to join us.
Membership, Engagement and Communications
NHS Southwark Clinical Commissioning Group
Postal Address: 1st Floor, Hub 5, PO Box 64529 London SE1P 5LX
Base: 160 Tooley St London SE1 2QH
Telephone: 020 7525 7888
Media: 020 3049 3333
Out of Hours Media: 07876 448 602
Create, Relate and Celebrate
Join us for a final Monday before we take a Summer break at the mid-point of The Dragon Cafe’s second year. Our Summer Medley will ensure there is music and movement through the day, but we also have opportunities to look closer at mental health care in Southwark with SLaM Presents at 2 pm, and developments in biomedical approaches in Research Works at 2.30 pm. In the evening you can get moving with VivArtista at 6.15 pm and a ‘flashmob’ style performance then join our Dragon for dance, drumming and celebration from 7 pm. Vive The Dragon Café!
PLEASE NOTE: we will be closed through August returning on Monday 1st September.