14th June 2016, by Yvonne My previous experience of mindfulness was; to put it mildly, uninspiring, and had in fact put me off looking further into the subject. But mindfulness has become the latest ‘go to therapy’ for the NHS to use these days and has an important place in slowing down the fast-paced world […]
Mental Health Project News
On this page you can find out more about the recent work that we have been doing for the Mental Health Project. Just click on the headline links to find out more.
It’s Men’s Health Week from June 13th – 19th and there are plenty of opportunities to engage with. This year The Men’s Health Forum are promoting stress awareness and offering on-line stress busting tools. https://www.menshealthforum.org.uk/ A few months back I attended an inspiring workshop on Men and Suicide, hosted by the National Spirituality and Mental […]
I remember it well – the first time I ever ran a workshop for Voluntary Action Camden. The pounding heart, dry mouth, shaking hands. What if I forget what I want to say? What if my mind goes totally blank? What if..? Several years on and some 50 or so workshops later, talking to a […]
Voluntary Action Camden supports volunteer Mental Health Champions to engage with Camden-based BMER and faith communities.
Voluntary Action Camden is working in partnership with Camden Carers Service (CCS) to reach “hidden carers” who are not currently accessing CCS’s services. We can offer a short wellbeing session giving carers some simple everyday techniques to help improve their mental wellbeing.
This report outlines the needs of Camden’s black and minority ethnic communities utilising local data sources, and information which the Community Development Service has identified during the last 16 months of its operation. The report in divided into 3 sections: Data, Analysis and Recommendations. Download a PDF copy of the report. Contact and Further Information […]
The summit was organised by Healthwatch Camden, Voluntary Action Camden, Camden Clinical Commissioning Group and the Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust.