Long COVID patients speak out to Healthwatch Barnet and their North Central London colleagues

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Healthwatch Barnet has published a major new report into Long COVID and its impact. The team worked jointly with Healthwatch colleagues in North Central London – Healthwatch Camden, Healthwatch Enfield, Healthwatch Haringey, and Healthwatch Islington and more than 300 people with Long COVID shared their experiences. The report reveals a devastating impact on their mental, […]

Long COVID patients speak out to Healthwatch Barnet and their North Central London colleagues

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Healthwatch Barnet has published a major new report into Long COVID and its impact. The team worked jointly with Healthwatch colleagues in North Central London – Healthwatch Camden, Healthwatch Enfield, Healthwatch Haringey, and Healthwatch Islington and more than 300 people with Long COVID shared their experiences. The report reveals a devastating impact on their mental, […]

Our weekly Mental Health newsletter is out now!

screen shot of newsletter: feature is Charlie Waller, Why sleeping well matters and what you can do to improve it. Wednesday 4th May 12 to 2pm. In this talk, Dr Christine Curle will explain why sleep matters to yourng people's mental health and how it benefits our mind and body.

Written by our Communications Assistant, Ed Peston. Drawing from his own lived experience of mental health. Ed knows just the sort of information that is useful to include. Every week its packed full of useful information, articles, useful links, advice, free workshops, podcasts and more. Highlights this week, including all FREE events, activities and seminars: […]

Our weekly Mental Health newsletter is out now!

Snapshot of newsletter on mobile phone: headings read: Mental Health & nutrition, how to eat for your mood, THursday 28th April 6.30 to 7.15pm and Understanding Mental Health Workshop. Long term conditions, Tuesday 26 April 12.30 to 3.45pm.

Written by our Communications Assistant, Ed Peston.   Drawing from his own lived experience of mental health. Ed knows just the sort of information that is useful to include. Every week its packed full of useful information, articles, useful links, advice, free workshops, podcasts and more.   Highlights this week, including all FREE events, activities […]

Our weekly Mental Health newsletter this bank holiday Monday

photo of newsletter on mobile phone: article reads: Naturally effective ways to tame your stress and anxiety without medication, Saturday 23rd April 10am. Pre-recorded event - sit back and restore balance, while discovering a variety of effective ways to manage stress and anxiety.

Written by our Communications Assistant, Ed Peston.   Drawing from his own lived experience of mental health. Ed knows just the sort of information that is useful to include. Every week its packed full of useful information, articles, useful links, advice, free workshops, podcasts and more. This week all FREE events, activities and seminars: £20 […]

Do you have a long-term mental health condition? Give an hour to help shape social care and receive £20

We are looking for people to take part in a focus group discussing how social work could be better. Whether you’ve had input from a social worker, or have not but feel that it may have helped, we want to hear your views. The discussion will take place on Wednesday 20th April at 3pm, via […]

Our weekly Mental Health newsletter has arrived

Screen shot of podcast headings, Amarno Inai and Androulla Harris, promoting young black mens mental health and podcase on Autism spectrum disorder and mental health

Written by our Communications Assistant, Ed Peston.   Drawing from his own lived experience of mental health. Ed knows just the sort of information that is useful to include. Every week its packed full of useful information, articles, useful links, advice, free workshops, podcasts and more. This week all FREE events, activities and seminars: Stress, […]

Stress and anxiety, the past, the present and the future

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The latest staff blog from our Comms Assistant, Ed Peston, speaking so eloquently from lived experience. With it being stress awareness month, I thought I would write a bit about what I have learnt about stress and anxiety over the years, with it having been a part of my life, or in the background, at […]

Our April newsletter is out now!

Screen shot of newsletter, headline reads: Inclusion barnet news. Making a difference, Working with our Touchpoint customers, we find out all kinds of information about what is and isn't working in Barnet. A few months ago we started having regular team meeting sto see who we could start to tackle some of the issues that have come up. This creates a list of issues that are causing problems for our users, so we then go and see what we can do about these by liaising with bodies such as the council, the DWP and Barnet Homes.

  We’ve just published our monthly newsletter, bringing you news on local and national matters that impact disabled people in Barnet, how to get involved in our campaigns and research, and other useful local information. This month: Members meeting invitation Library volunteers wanted How we’re making a difference Welcome to new team member Funding for […]

Our weekly Mental Health newsletter has arrived

screen shot of newsletter shown on mobile phone. Headline article reads Panel Discussion: Intersectionality of Bisexuality and Mental Health, Thursday 7 April, 6.00 - 7.30pm LGBT+ people overall are at significantly higher risk of experiencing common mental health problems than the general population - and within the LGBT+ community, people who identify as bisexual have significantly higher rates than their Lesbian and Gay counterparts. Why is that, and what can we do to change that situation?

Written by our Communications Assistant, Ed Peston, every week. Drawing from his own lived experience of mental health. Ed knows just the sort of information that is useful to include. This week its packed full of useful information, articles, useful links, advice, free workshops, podcasts and more. This week all FREE events, activities and seminars: […]

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