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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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BSMHD Annual Report 2018-19

BSMHD’s trustees are delighted to present their report together with the accounts of the Society for the year ended 31st March 2019. Annual Report 2018 -19 FULL REPORT FINAL  

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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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