The Redbridge News
A community resource to promote better mental health
Published by Redbridge Concern for Mental Health
Bobby Baker Book Event
Bobby Baker is, in her own words `a woman and an artist'. But for 11 years while creating internationally acclaimed performance pieces such as Box Story and How to Live, she also privately battled severe mental illness.
Bobby Baker will talk about her experiences, show selected drawings and read from her book on Wednesday 5 at 2pm at Ilford Central Library.
For more information call 020 8708 2857
Health for North East London Consultation Overlooks Mental Health
Redbridge Concern has expressed its concerns that the consultation does not address the needs of people with mental health conditions.
Read more here
Out and About in Redbridge - What's Going on?
There are a whole range of events going on around Redbridge over the next month or so including the thinkarts creative writing group; five-a-side training and football with airfootball; open sessions at the Redbridge Music Lounge as well as the weekly dementia information and advice drop in at King Georges Hospital.
To find out more please browse our Events' Diary
Calling All Carers in Redbridge
The Home Carers Pilot is a thirteen month project set up to offer health and wellbeing checks for up to 600 eligible unpaid carers within Redbridge and develop personal action plans, to address all aspects of the carers health and wellbeing needs.
To access the pilot you must: provide unpaid care for someone who is deemed to be at high risk of hospital admission; registered with a Redbridge GP and living in Redbridge.
If you are interested or would like more information please contact Caring for Carers Pilot on: 020 8822 4053. Or, you can email: caring4carers@redbridge. nhs.uk
Psychological Health: A Foundation Training Course for Faith and Community Leaders
RedbridgeCVS and Redbridge Faith Forum are running a foundation training course for faith and community leaders to enhance local faith and community leaders' understanding of psychological wellbeing. Find out more here
Healthy Living Healthy Minds Report
This report explores issues around mental wellbeing in black and minority ethnic communities in Redbridge following the successful Healthy Living, Healthy Minds event at Cineworld Ilford where there were a series of films, speakers and open discussions on mental health.
To find out more please download the report here.
Job Opportunity - £6.24 per hour
Redbridge Concern for Mental Health is currently seeking sessional interviewers to join the Service User Feedback Project which aims to obtain direct feedback from mental health service users and their relatives, carers and friends concerning the quality of care they are receiving during their hospital stay on North East London Foundation Trust inpatient wards.
You can find out more and download an application form here. Alternatively, call Anthony Williamson on 020 8925 2435.
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