Submitted by Lynn Howarth on Wed, 05/10/2016 - 10:08
World Mental Health Day is 10th Oct 2016. Blackpool held a big event in 2015 for local services to show what is available for those who have mental health issues. The event was attended by 3000 residents of Blackpool and took part in a variety of activities including Bollywood dancing and Tai Chi (see attached link to a TV recording of the event).
Submitted by Lynn Howarth on Wed, 01/06/2016 - 14:50
Blackpool, along with its partners, Public Health, members of the local Hindu Society and volunteers are all set to welcome 30 learners to the World Healing Crusade starting on Mon 6th June 2016.
The aim of the course is to improve mood, build confidence and have some fun in the process. They will be given the opportunity to take part in gardening and growing their own herbs and vegetables. In addition to this there will be an offer of singing for health and some Mindfulness exercises along with the development of relaxation techniques.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 15/05/2016 - 18:54
This book shows what can happen when you put adult education and learning together. It makes an important early contribution to the case for the positive benefits of real partnership working and joined up local thinking to increase participation in adult learning as a catalyst for health improvement in its widest sense.