The mental health project was established in 2007 and ended in 2017.
Our aims are:
- to support staff and organisations in Camden to promote mental well-being and prevent mental ill-health
- to raise awareness of mental health and challenge stigma and misunderstanding; and
- to improve the range and quality of services available locally to those affected by mental health issues.
Our project team of Community Development Workers focus on four main areas of work:
The team offer support and training on mental health issues to promote the development of good practice in delivering mental health services. A wide-ranging mental health training programme has been developed with both local and national partners. To find out more about the Mental Health Training Programme, how to access courses and current charges, go to our mental health training page.
VAC runs quarterly Mental Health Information & Networking Sessions. These sessions are open to the Camden-wide community, including community organisations, service providers and service users. The Sessions provide a place for people to meet others with an interest in mental health issues, and to have an opportunity to discuss these issues with one another.
We work with a wide range of partners to produce resources and organise and support events to raise awareness of mental health issues in Camden. For more information, please contact Maureen Brewster on 020 7284 6563 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mental health team at VAC produces a monthly e-bulletin, which is sent out at the end of each month to the mental health mailing list. This reaches a wide cross section of the community to those with an interest in mental health If you would like to be added to the mental health mailing list to receive the e-bulletin and to receive other information relating to mental health, please email Maureen Brewster on Email Maureen Brewster.
If you’re interested in any aspect of our work on mental health issues, do contact us using the details below.
Community Development Worker – Mental Health
Tel: 020 7284 6565 (Typetalk: 18001-020 7284 6565)
Senior Community Development Worker – Mental Health
Tel: 020 7284 6563 (Typetalk: 18001-020 7284 6563)
Community Development Worker (Mental Health)
Tel: 020 7284 6559 (Typetalk: 18001-020 7284 6559)