Children’s Mental Health in the Digital Era

On the 8th February two members of the Well Pool blogging team attended a “meetup,”  hosted by Tech4Good Liverpool in collaboration with Red Ninja  http://www.redninja.co.uk/.  The meeting was to discuss the problems surrounding the mental health of children and young people in the digital era.  This being a week of events to highlight the importance…

Discussion/Blogging Workshops

We are running a series of workshops at the Croissant of Inequality to discuss issues around wellbeing and generate new posts for the blog. They are going to be much more focussed on discussion than the technology of blogging, so they are more informal than the courses and sessions we…

New Reporter Certification

Our new reporters received their certificates today which were presented by Nicky McGovern from PSS Wellbeing Centres. We all had a lovely time, good food and cakes that we couldn’t wait to eat.

Talk Radio

  There is a government program aimed at challenging  the stigma of mental health that has been running for several years now called Time to Change . It is run by two of the main national mental health charities,  Rethink and Mind. The thrust of the program is to encourage…

i-Well – A Digital Wellbeing Course

Here’s an interesting new course coming soon.

Reflections on the Course 2016

Have a listen to what the newest bunch of Well Pool Community Reporters have had to say about their experiences of using storytelling and digital tools to contribute to a health and well-being blog. There’s a new course going to be starting in October 2016, so if you are interested,…

Not long left to Count the Bees

Wow! The Great British Bee Count has caused a right old buzz. Thousands of people have already spotted over 300,000 bees, from the common carder bee to hairy-footed flower bee. There’s still time to join the Great British Bee Count. Download the free app today. So many people are bee-spotting…

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Part time vacancy

We have a part time vacancy to work with us across Well Pool and Kindred Minds. Sessional Development Worker Sessional fee: £15 per hour Hours: 4 hours per week (flexible working) This individual will be required to support the development and sustainability of Kindred Minds and Well Pool, by enhancing…

Fancy Learning Community Journalism?

We are looking to expand our pool of community journalists, and with this in mind Kindred Minds will be running another course to train people with the necessary skills. The course will be facilitated by Hayley Trowbridge, who as well as being expert in all the subjects covered, set up…

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