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Training to help you achieve your 2021 enterprise goals!

Greg Woolley

Published: November 30, 2020

To begin 2021, the Association will be offering fully funded training sessions focused on supporting small charities and social enterprises to develop their enterprise or trading activities. We hope it will be valuable to support organisations achieve their enterprise goals for 2021. Following a review of our first two rounds of applications to the Enterprise…

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The Association Welcomes the Mental Health Winter Plan

Dania Hanif

Published: November 24, 2020

The Association welcomes the publication of the Government’s Winter Plan for Mental Health and Wellbeing – “Staying Mentally Well This Winter.” The Plan outlines some of the key steps already taken by the Government to support the mental health needs of the nation during the pandemic and shares their commitments to address some of the…

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Call for evidence: Parental conflict and Mental Health

Dania Hanif

Published: November 19, 2020

Association of Mental Health Providers  is working with the Race Equality Foundation and Men’s Health Forum to develop a resource and toolkit for public health nurses (including health visitors, school nurses, general practice nurses and midwives) to reduce health inequalities and improve health and wellbeing through reducing parental conflict. The project, which is funded by…

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Social Security Benefits and Health and Wellbeing: The Case for Change

Daniah Hafez

Published: November 19, 2020

An open letter  We are an alliance of organisations working across the public, voluntary and community sectors concerned with social care for children and adults, mental health, public health, disability, homelessness, and welfare rights. Together, we have both significant national and local knowledge, as well as an understanding of the operation of the UK social…

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Call for Evidence: VCSE Data and Intelligence

Dania Hanif

Published: November 16, 2020

The Association is working with NCVO and other partners to explore how data and intelligence held by the voluntary sector is used. The aim of this study is to enable better service planning and address inequalities in public service delivery. This study is gathering examples of good practice through a questionnaire, case studies, and focus groups. The…

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Joint Letter to Times on Social Care Funding

Dania Hanif

Published: October 24, 2020

Kathy joined CEOs from five other leading mental health charities to write to the Times in response to the article entitled “Social care on brink of collapse as it faces £7bn-a-year shortfall” on 22 November, written in light of the Commons Health and Social Care Committee report. Our joint letter in response, on 24 October,…

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152 organisations call on Government to put children at the heart of recovery

Dania Hanif

Published: June 30, 2020

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been widespread, affecting the lives of every baby, child and young person in the country. This generation of children face unprecedented threats to their childhoods. They deserve an unprecedented response. We are joining 150+ organisations in a call to Government to put babies, children and young people at…

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Prime Minister urged to create new Mental Health Renewal Plan for England

Dania Hanif

Published: June 26, 2020

Prime Minister urged by major coalition of charities to create a new Mental Health Renewal Plan for England to support the nation’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic The devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic demands an urgent renewal plan for the nation’s mental health to avoid crisis, according to an unprecedented coalition of over 50…

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Response to PHE BME Review

Dania Hanif

Published: June 5, 2020

The review into the disparities in risks and outcomes by Public Health England has officially stated what has been long known to many – vulnerable groups, those facing the severest of health inequalities, are being disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. These health inequalities are not a new phenomenon and have existed in society since before…

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Leading businesses commit to donating time and skills to keep vital mental health services going

Dania Hanif

Published: June 4, 2020

Bupa, Deloitte, PwC and Salesforce have agreed to donate time, skills and/or resources to help small voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations continue to deliver urgently needed mental health support, as the country faces “a perfect storm” mental health crisis because of COVID-19. Poppy Jaman, CEO of the City Mental Health Alliance, explains: “The…

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UK charities launch Mental Health Sustainability Fund as country faces mental health crisis because of COVID-19

Dania Hanif

Published: May 19, 2020

A coalition of mental health charities and social enterprises are appealing to the UK’s largest businesses for financial and volunteering support to ensure that community charities can continue to deliver urgent mental health support to those who need it most. Goldman Sachs is the founding supporter by providing cornerstone funding for the fund. The coalition,…

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Mental Health Response Fund

Dania Hanif

Published: April 16, 2020

Due to the high number of applications the Fund’s Governance Group has taken the decision to pause the Coronavirus Mental Health Response Fund (CMHRF) to new applications from 5pm on Wednesday 13th May. Applications received after this date will not be considered. Any applications already received, or received before this date, will be assessed at the next…

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