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The AGM of BSMHD – Friday 15th February 2019

The AGM of The British Society for Mental Health and Deafness will take place on Friday 15th February at Merseyside Society for Deaf people, Queens Drive Retail Park, West Derby, Liverpool   L13 0DJ starting at 11am.    There wil be presentations from Emma Ferguson-Coleman on Deaf Demendia Research and Herbert Klein on his 31 years in NHS…

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4 Deaf MHFA (Wales) trainers accredited!

MHFA Training

    Thanks to the Big Lottery, BSMHD are able to leave a legacy in Wales for after our Hear Deaf MH Wales project ends in 2019. This is fantastic news, as Mental Health services for deaf people are not very accessible. Early intervention is so important in getting deaf people help early before they…

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Mental Health First Aid Training

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Do you require Mental Health First Aid training either as an individual or as a group? We are currently seeking funding so that can arrange a 2 day Standard course or a 3 hour Lite course in your area. If you are interested please contact the General Secretary  info@bsmhd.org.uk

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London Assembly addresses Deaf mental health issues

Roger Hewitt from BSMHD gives a talk at London City Hall

Roger Hewitt, CEO, British Society for Mental Health and Deafness, speaking at a session of the The London Assembly Health Committee at City Hall explaining that Deaf people are suffering from a reduction in the provision of specialist care and poor access.  Read further in BDN News on website.  

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London Assembly addresses Deaf mental health issues

  Roger Hewitt, CEO, British Society for Mental Health and Deafness, speaking at a session of the The London Assembly Health Committee at City Hall explaining that Deaf people are suffering from a reduction in the provision of specialist care and poor access.  Read further in BDN News on website.  

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Review of Conference 2016

The British Society for Mental Health and Deafness (BSMHD) is unique in the UK as it is the only UK charity that focuses entirely on the promotion of the positive mental health of deaf people. The British Society for Mental Health and Deafness (BSMHD) is pleased with the successful conference which held on 23-24th June…

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Can a Deaf charity develop an effective relationship with over 200 CCGs?

British Journal of Healthcare Management 2015 Vol 21 No 10 Celia Hulme ABSTRACT BSL Healthy Minds (BSLHM) is a national psychological therapy service in primary care that provides cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and counselling for deaf people who use British Sign Language (BSL). There are 211 clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in England and BSLHM has…

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