Published 13/11/2019 by Claire Gilbert
GamCare is a charity offering advice and support around problem gambling, offering a helpline, online forum and a range of treatments. GamCare has recently received funding for a new programme to reach more vulnerable women affected by gambling problems across England, Scotland and Wales. Each year around 30% of callers to the National Gambling HelpLine are women, and the number of calls has increased significantly over the last five years. Approximately half of women call about their own gambling and half about someone else’s gambling, and around 21% of clients in GamCare treatment services are female.
Published 13/11/2019 by Claire Gilbert
Fundraising in the Health Sector? Seminar on "Unlocking How Health Charities Can Raise More" - looking at the psychology and neuroscience behind giving by patients and family members. Thursday November 28 2019 at 2:00pm GMT This practical and actionable session also considers how health charities can effectively and respectfully engage key allies and stakeholders to advance this very niche area of donor engagement.
This Can Happen - award winning conference on Mental Health in the Workplace - returns on 25th November, attracting delegates from 150+ companies to share, learn, and discuss practical solutions for dealing with workplace mental health. The UK's largest corporate mental health event features 20+ sessions and over 80 speakers from diverse industries and will address critical issues such as The Future Workplace, Faith & Diversity, Grief, Post Natal Depression and the Importance of Internal Communications.Podcasts also available on website.
The Secret Life of Prisons - a new podcast from Prison Radio Association and the Prison Reform Trust. Hosted by Phil Maguire and Paula Harriot - each episode explores different experiences of prison hearing directly from people who have firsthand experience. Episode one 'The Arrival' featured our Being the Story speaker Brenda and she shared how it felt on entering prison. Find all the episodes here - http://secretlifeofprisons.libsyn.com/website
Charity Comms releases Wellbeing Guide for the charity sector - aiming to provide guidance and support to look after our mental health at work. 'Mental health should not be something that falls down the list of priorities, especially when working in the ‘always on’ culture of comms'. Written by Kirsty Marrins, a new Wellbeing Guide from Charity Comms aims Find it here. https://www.charitycomms.org.uk/wellbeing-guide
City Bridge Trust launches a new grant focused on supporting staff resilience and mental health – deadline 14th June 2019
Published 02/11/2018 by Roisin O'Connell
Mental Health at Work has been created by the mental health organisations Mind, with funding from The Royal Foundation as part of their Heads Together campaign in order to emphasise the issue of mental health within the work place.
Supporting financial difficulty and mental wellbeing - what practical actions can organisations take?
In 2017, the University of Bristol’s Personal Finance Research Centre (PFRC), as part of a series of events exploring the relationship between financial difficulty and mental wellbeing. Tackling areas such as suicide and debt, gambling and debt and money, mental health and ageing, the events have produced some initial practical ways that organisations can help people in financial difficulty who have mental health problems or are in other ‘vulnerable situations’ that may affect their wellbeing.
Dean Anthony Da Conceicao has released some straightforward tips on how to deliver the best and most effective services for people with autism.
Mental Health issues experiences by litigants in person was highlighted as one of the key issues facing the sector but following our Mental Health training in April it emerged that supporting staff and volunteers who engage with distressed people in emotive circumstances is just as important.