Newsletter May 2020 - Available in BSL

Newsletter – May 2020 Welcome to our May Newsletter.  This week (May 18 – 24) is Mental Health Awareness Week, with the theme of ‘kindness’ so there will be quite a few mentions of mental health in the media.  Here’s a link: Do remember that despite the Coronavirus crisis, we still have services that we can signpost people to e.g. Deaf4Deaf, SignHealth’s Psychological Therapy service, the ‘Shout’ emergency support service (the partners are Shout, Crisis Text line and SignHealth – see: ...
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Mental Health First Aid Training

Newsletter – April 2020 This is a very tough time for all of us – and especially for those who have lost loved ones.  It is also a tough time for those who have mental health issues and who have to stay at home, only to go out for shopping or exercise.  We also know that those of you who are still working are trying to do your best to support people and are reporting a lot of pressure. Do remember – there ...
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New List of Mental Health Services!

Because of the Coronavirus crisis, 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. The aim is to ensure that anyone who is supporting a Deaf person who may need mental health support can contact the services directly. Both lists have addresses and contact details, plus how referrals are made. The Adult Mental Health services 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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MHFA Training

4 Deaf MHFA (Wales) trainers accredited!

    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 get worse. This means quicker recovery. This is what makes the MHFA courses so valuable! They teach us how to spot the signs that someone ...
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BBC2 See Hear

TV BBC2 “See Hear” will have an item on Deaf Mental Health on Wednesday 1st August at 8am

Don't miss this! Alternatively, you can catch up the TV on iPlayer.   Enjoy!
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