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Seminar - Reducing Health Inequalities for People Living with Frailty

Association of Mental Health Providers

Start time: 28 Nov 2019, 9:30

End time: 28 Nov 2019, 16:00

Location: Race Equality Foundation, 27 Greenwood Place, NW5 1LB

As part of the VCSE Health and Wellbeing Alliance, we are working with NHS England to identify: Why there are inconsistences in delivery of healthcare services to disadvantaged people experiencing frailty earlier in life. Opportunities to reduce and overcome the barriers to accessible health care that disadvantaged people experiencing frailty earlier in life face. How services…

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Focus Group - 'Frailty' and Mental Health

Association of Mental Health Providers

Start time: 13 Nov 2019, 10:00

End time: 13 Nov 2019, 12:00

Location: Baker Street, Central London

As members of the VCSE Health and Wellbeing Alliance, The Association is holding a focus group on Wednesday 13 November, 10-12pm to engage with people with mental illness and frailty. For the project, we are primarily relying on the NHS definition of frailty – “Frailty is where someone is less able to cope and recover…

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Webinar - Public Mental Health

Association of Mental Health Providers

Start time: 30 Sep 2019, 12:00

End time: 30 Sep 2019, 13:00

Location: Online Webinar

Better mental health means we need a strategic vision for the prevention of mental illness and the promotion of mental wellbeing. A Public Health approach to mental health and wellbeing identifies the system-wide action & tools necessary for realising better Public Mental Health. Local authorities and the voluntary and community sector, in their stewardship and…

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Webinar - Homelessness, Mental Health and Prevention

Association of Mental Health Providers

Start time: 27 Jun 2019, 10:30

End time: 27 Jun 2019, 11:30

Location: Online Webinar

This webinar, with Caroline Bernard from Homeless Link, will provide a short overview of the current mental health prevention landscape in relation to people who are homeless, highlighting specific issues that people who are experiencing homelessness face and outlines the VCSE sector’s role in preventing the onset, development and deterioration of mental health conditions, promoting good mental…

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Webinar - Men's Mental Health and Prevention

Association of Mental Health Providers

Start time: 26 Jun 2019, 10:00

End time: 26 Jun 2019, 11:00

Location: Online Webinar

This webinar, with Jim Pollard from Men’s Health Forum, will provide a short overview of the current mental health prevention landscape in relation to men and the role the VCSE can play. Male mental health problems are under-diagnosed in the early stages. They are often only recognised once symptoms lead to social problems (crime, violence, suicide).…

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Webinar - Carers, Mental Health and Prevention

Association of Mental Health Providers

Start time: 19 Jun 2019, 10:30

End time: 19 Jun 2019, 11:30

Location: Online webinar

This webinar, with Laura Bennett from Carers Trust, will provide a short overview of the role of carers in supporting people with mental health needs and the prevention of their ill-health, but also how carers themselves are impacted and experience mental health conditions as a result. A carer is anyone who cares, unpaid, for a…

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Webinar - Peer Support, User-Led Organisations, and Mental Health and Prevention

Association of Mental Health Providers

Start time: 18 Jun 2019, 10:30

End time: 18 Jun 2019, 11:30

Location: Online webinar

This webinar, with Sarah Yiannoullou and Emma Ormerod from NSUN, will provide a short overview of the role of local user-led organisations and peer support initiatives in the prevention of mental ill health and social exclusion. There is a significant role for prevention amongst people already in touch with mental health services, who are at risk…

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Webinar - Older Adults, Mental Health and Prevention

Association of Mental Health Providers

Start time: 17 Jun 2019, 10:30

End time: 17 Jun 2019, 11:30

Location: Online Webinar

This webinar, with Alice Roe from Age UK, will provide a short overview of the issues affecting older adults with depression not accessing mental health services. Mental health and emotional wellbeing are as important in older age as at any other time of life. However, there have been historic inequalities in older people’s access to mental health…

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Webinar - Money, Mental Health and Prevention

Association of Mental Health Providers

Start time: 13 Jun 2019, 14:30

End time: 13 Jun 2019, 15:30

Location: Online Webinar

This webinar, with Amani Fairak from Citizens Advice, will provide a short overview of how financial difficulties and debt can impact a person’s mental health and how this can be prevented. This webinar will also include a presentation by a local Citizens Advice charity as an example of a VCSE service being provided at the…

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Mental Health and Prevention, Bristol

Association of Mental Health Providers

Start time: 04 Jun 2019, 12:30

End time: 04 Jun 2019, 16:00

Location: Temple Quay, Bristol

With the support of Public Health England and the VCSE Health and Wellbeing Alliance, Association of Mental Health Providers will be hosting an engagement event with workshops on the Mental Health and Prevention. The event seeks to engage with key stakeholders including VCSE providers, Commissioners, Local Public Health Teams, Elected Local Authority Mental Health Champions,…

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Webinar - The NHS Long Term Plan: Opportunities for the VCSE

Association of Mental Health Providers

Start time: 09 May 2019, 13:00

End time: 09 May 2019, 14:00

Location: Online Webinar

The NHS Long Term Plan was published in January 2019, setting out the NHS’ vision for improving health and care over the next 10 years. Over the coming months, Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs) and Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) will be developing and implementing their own five year strategies to take forward the ambitions of…

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Racial Disparities in Mental Health

Association of Mental Health Providers

Start time: 25 Mar 2019, 9:30

End time: 25 Mar 2019, 16:30

Location: Central London

As part of the VCSE Health and Wellbeing Alliance project on Mental Health and Racial Disparities, Race Equality Foundation, together with the Association of Mental Health Providers and Friends, Families and Travellers, supported by Public Health England, will be holding a seminar on racial disparities in mental health. Black and minority ethnic people experience a…

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