Matthew Mckenzie attended this very informative meeting.
He has done great audio and video blogs as well as taking some photos.
There were presentations from Active Minds and Employment Support — a new service. Kam Patel: Personal Independence Payment — replacing DLA (Disability Living Allowance). Croydon Discretionary Scheme (CDS), Replacing social funding e.g. crisis loans and Access to Work with Special Guest Mary Dunleavy, Q and A session on PIP.
The audio and video blogs contain a huge amount of information on benefits, access to work, PIP payments and more! They are well worth a watch or a listen.
You can find Matthew’s video blog here:
His audio blog here:
Thank you Matthew – great work!
Matthew has done a audio blog of this meeting.
The theme was “Are you affected by bipolar or depression?”.
Ever wanted to ask a book a question? Now you can……
Living Library Event on Thursday 6th February 2014 2pm – 4.30pm, Level 2 Croydon Central Library
Mind in Croydon, Hear Us and Time to Change, are bringing books to life by putting ‘Living Books’ on the shelf to borrow as part of national time to talk day
We are excited to say Active Minds are running another Living Library event at Croydon Central library in conjuction with Hear us. It woud lbe great to see you there. We are also in need of people to volunteer as ‘books’ and ‘shelf monitors’ so let me know if you are intersted. We need ‘books’ with all sorts of expereinces, including thouse who work in mental health to be living books-please see attached for more details or give me a call, I would also be greatfull if you could send this to your contacts and display the attached poster.
Active Minds – Mind in Croydon
Orchard House, 15a Purley Road
South Croydon, CR2 6EZ
t: 020 8253 8206/5 07704793811
Matthew attended this meeting and has done great blogs and taken some lovely photos.
You can find them:
Slideshow Blog: http://youtu.be/egyPcio7H6M
Transcript of audio and slideshow blog: http://www.scribd.com/doc/199609536/Hear-Us-Open-Forum-Meeting-7thJanuary-2014
All well worth a look and a listen!
Hear Us is holding our August Open Meeting – HATE CRIME & VULNERABLE PEOPLE
– have you been a victim?
ANYONE WITH AN INTEREST IN MENTAL HEALTH IS WELCOME…..
TUESDAY JULY 2ND FROM 1-4.30PM
This event is FREE to anyone with an interest in mental health and wellbeing
There are a range of activities to try
Arts and Crafts
Indian Head Massage
PLUS FREE ICE-CREAM
and much more
for more information
call: 020 8 681 6888