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Here’s a new competition!

Paint and Draw the new logo!

Here’s a new competition!

Like writing? Like drawing? Imaginative?

A new group wants you to design their name and logo

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Impact of Covid-19 on Deaf people with additional problems

pandemic news

Even before the Covid-19 pandemic, Deaf people who use British Sign Language (BSL) have experienced difficulties in accessing health and social care. However, these difficulties have been accentuated by the lockdown, with organisations moving away from physical interaction primarily to telephone contact. To examine the effects on Deaf people, it is useful to give some historical context.

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Welcome to the September Newsletter

First – an apology, this Newsletter should have been in August but there was very little news to report.   But we have big news to report – here it is! Watch this Space!  Book into your Diaries now! We know that the Covid-19 crisis is affecting everyone in different ways. For some, it has an…

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Welcome to the July Newsletter

Newsletters for July 2020

First, congratulations to one of our Trustees, James Watson-O’Neill who won the ‘Charity Leader of the Month – July’ award from Cause 4.  He won this for his work with SignHealth in promoting better access to information about Covid-19 and better access to health services.  See: https://www.cause4.co.uk/blog/pick-month-july-2020 A big clap for James! Second – BSMHD…

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Newsletter – June 2020

Newsletter

Welcome to our June Newsletter.  We have been busy, creating four Guidance documents for professional workers to try and remind them that there are Deaf people out there who depend on access to their services. The first was for GPs, the second for Emergency teams, the third for Hospital managers, and finally the last for…

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Hear Deaf Mental Health

Mental Health Project in Wales

Our ‘Hear Deaf Mental Health in Wales’ 3 year project (2016 – 2019) was successfully completed in December 2019.  During the 3 years, some of the highlights of the project were: We trained over 110 people in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Four deaf people became MHFA Instructors Over 40 people attended Mindfullness courses We…

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Newsletter – April 2020

Mental Health First Aid Training

there are other organisations out there that can help. Especially if you work for a charity, there are quite a few funding opportunities to help you support your clients with mental health issues. This is one example: https://www.trustforlondon.org.uk/funding/apply-grant/.

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New List of Mental Health Services!

BSMHD has created two lists: one of all Adult Mental Health services in the UK and the other is of all Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in the UK.

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