Well Pool

Well Pool is a collaborative online mental health and well-being resource, that focuses on what keeps people well in Liverpool. It provides a space where people can contribute information and stories about places, activities and people that promote positive mental and physical well-being.

Kindred Minds’ Summer Fete

Kindred Minds had their Summer Fete on Friday, 10th August. And of course, after weeks of heatwave, you say ‘Summer Fete’ and rain is guaranteed. BUT, it was still a lot of fun! There was a great stall selling arts, crafts and plants. All the items were made or grown…

Reaffirming Creativity

I came across this article the other day, and as a passionate believer in the value of creativity to mental health, I thought I’d post it here. The Time to Embrace Creativity is Now… The time in my life that was marked by a complete lack of creativity, was the…

EMERGENCY! Text 999

Did you know that if you any difficulties using the phone (including Autism and associated social anxiety, hearing impaired) you can now text the 999 emergency service. You need to pre-register your phone. Here’s a screenshot from the National Police Autism Association (NPAA) page about the service.      …

Kindred Minds Garden Party

Hi Kindred Minds Garden Party is on the Friday 10 August, load of fun, bingo, food and refreshment all at the price of £3 each come along and have some fun. URGENT! We have an urgent request for donations of unwanted and unused items, gifts, toiletries, etc. for our Bingo…

Drawing Down The Goddess With Earth Moves

I recently had the pleasure of attending an event put on by Earth Moves at the Walker Art Gallery and Liverpool World Museum. It was called Drawing Down The Goddess and it was an interesting exploration of mythological goddess culture, discovering our own personal connection by the medium of drawing and finding out about the strong…

Videos for ‘Co-Production Week 2018’

Our friends at PSS’s Communication Office met up with us on Wednesday to get some video feedback on Wellpool. It was great to meet Siobhan and Conor from that office, and they very kindly have allowed us to share the videos on here. It came out as two videos one…

Liverpool Mental Health Consortium’s Headspace Hangar

I had the privilege of volunteering at the Headspace Hangar that Liverpool Mental Health Consortium brought to this year’s Africa Oyé Festival in Sefton Park.  A quiet, safe space for festival goers to chill out providing an oasis of calm for anyone feeling overwhelmed by the excitement and stress such events…

Mad Pride

        On Saturday 21st April I attended my first Mad Pride. Mad Pride is an annual event hosted by LMHC (Liverpool Mental Health Consortium), this is its third year in Liverpool. Mad Pride has its roots in Toronto, Canada where it began in 1996 and is now a worldwide movement made…

Beekeeping with PSS

A group of PSS service users and staff got together for a beekeeping course, some of us had already completed a course with certification and this was a refresher course and others were newcomers to the world of bee’s. We spent time going over the life cycle of bees, the…

Gratitude – An Appreciation

Gratitude is one of the wellbeing factors – if you feel grateful for even the little things in life, it makes  you feel a lot better. Many of us have people in our lives who we are extremely grateful are there. This is a shout out to those friends, family…

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