Barnet Voice for Mental Health newsletter

Screenshot of front page reads: Local Update 10 January,Barnet Voice for Mental Health 020 3475 1314 bvmh@inclusionbarnet.org.uk Welcome to our weekly newsletter about mental health services and support available in Barnet and beyond. Also bringing you updates on Inclusion Barnet mental health news. Produced by Ed Peston, Communications Assistant

Download our weekly Mental Health newsletter today! Every Monday our Comms Assistant, Ed Peston, publishes our Barnet Voice for Mental Health (BVMH) newsletter. It’s full of local updates, free courses and workshops, useful articles, pod casts, support groups and online information to help you manage your mental health. You can download today’s copy here: BVMH […]

Who wants to go to bed at 8pm every day?

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Blog link written by our Co-Chair, Jennifer Pearl Our Co-Chair, Jennifer Pearl, recently wrote a blog for Think Local Act National, a national partnership of more than 50 organisations committed to transforming health and care through personalisation and community-based support. The article is about lack of flexibility in care services for disabled people who need […]

Staff blog: Mental Health at Christmas

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by Ed Peston, Communications Assistant, Inclusion Barnet Christmas is meant to be enjoyed, but it can be a difficult time of year for those of us that are struggling for one reason or another, whether it be with mental health, physical health, general life circumstances, or all three, particularly if you are isolated. Since the […]

Staff blog: World Mental Health Day, 10 October 2021

by Hannah Chamberlain, Enablement Lead, Inclusion Barnet World Mental Health Day takes place on 10 October, and for 2021 we will be highlighting “mental health in an unequal world”. The relationship between unequal access to advantage and mental ill health is complex. Social disadvantage and mental ill health chase each other in a vicious circle. […]

Work With Us! Now recruiting for a Voluntary and Community Sector Representation Lead

Voluntary and Community Sector Representation Lead Full-Time: £35,000 per year Closing date: 21 March 2021 To apply, please submit your CV with a brief covering letter clearly stating how you meet the person specification (see below). This is a fixed term contract until the 31 October 2021 in the first instance, extendable subject to future funding. […]

Are you a Barnet VCS interested in the environment? Join this new networking group

Are you a voluntary, community, faith, charity or not-for-profit organisation based in Barnet? Are you interested in the environment? Then join us for the inaugural Barnet VCS Environmental Network on 18 March 2021, 10:30 – 12:00 (online). This will be the first of regular informal and informative networking sessions, where we can come together to […]

Four Fantastic Funding Opportunities for Barnet VCOs

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12 February 2021 –  This week sees a bonanza of a funding dedicated for Barnet VCOs, with four (yes, four!) funding opportunities launched over the past week. With grants ranging from £250 to £65,000, to support a whole host of activities there’s bound to be something of interest to you – so do read on, […]

Inclusion Barnet Launches Management Handbook

  Barnet, London, Thursday 3rd December, 2020 – Inclusion Barnet, the Deaf and Disabled People’s Organisation (DDPO) today unveils the Inclusion Barnet Management Handbook. A free resource to support leaders of DDPOs, the Management Handbook also offers managerial insight to any team leader. The Management Handbook is available on the Inclusion Barnet website for viewing […]

Barnet Together launches Barnet Voluntary Sector Manifesto

  Thursday 29th October 2020, Barnet London – Barnet Together, a partnership between Inclusion Barnet, Volunteering Barnet and the Young Barnet Foundation, is calling for community, voluntary and faith groups as well as statutory organisations and businesses operating in the borough of Barnet, to sign up to the Barnet Voluntary Sector Manifesto.  Caroline Collier, CEO Inclusion Barnet said: “We saw organisations across the borough mobilise and work together in response to Covid-19 and we hope that this Manifesto provides a way to ensure […]

NHSE Digital First Social Prescribing Survey – Barnet Voluntary and Community Sector views required!

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  Social prescribing is a way to address people’s non-medical needs holistically, empowering individuals to take greater control of their own health. The Digital First Social Prescribing Programme aims to enhance how social prescribing is provided by digitising key elements of the resident’s journey and to improve the experience of all those involved in social […]

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