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Adult and community learning

Blackpool - Year 1 Well-being report

Blackpool Adult Community & Family Learning

Well-being Report             April 2016

Case Studies from ‘living life’ community training courses run by Chrysalis Health & Wellbeing (YMCA Humber)

Case Study #1

"The main reason I wanted to do the Live Life to the Full course was for myself as I worry about things a lot and it is noticeable to people. I feel that completing the course has helped me to become aware of strategies to deal with my worrying and mild anxiety which I will use and I found it helpful discussing things with others in the room.

RACC MHFE News - NHS and Adult Ed working together

RACC is organising an event on Monday 22nd Feb for NHS professionals and Adult Education called 'Working Together' . 

FACT: Recent Figures obtained through a Freedom of Information request showed the budgets for mental health trusts fell by 2% from 2013/14 to 2014/15.

"Now for the science-y bit"?

I am fairly new in post as a CLMHP coordinator. Last week I attended the BABCP conference to present from a service user perspective but also sit in on some of the lectures, and the week before I participated in the Association for Contextual Behavioural Science World Conference. Why?

Libraries as a great resource

Hi, Have you heard about a national initiative that Libraries are doing called 'Books on Prescription'? If not, there is info on readingagency.org.uk/readingwell. This would support any of the Mental Health Community Learning Pilots that are out there. Lisa

Recipe for Success - Hackney Community College

Image showing the cover of Hackney Community College section in Cooking up a Storm

This page contains  Hackney Community College's recipe and additional information from the college as part of the Recipe for Success e-resource

Swarthmore Adult Education Centre: case study

One of the case studies from the LSIS Progression pathways for learners experiencing mental health difficulties project.  Swarthmore Adult Education Centre in Leeds, a voluntary and community organisation, offered taster sessions to learners to find out what needed to be in place to help them progress towards more and different types of programmes. 

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