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Wellbeing Workshops and Crisis Care Training – Tamil community in Harrow

Event Details

  • Address

    The Jaspar Centre, Rosslyn Crescent, Harrow, HA1 2RZ

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  • Date

    Tuesday 05th December 2017

  • Time

    12:00 - 15:00

These two FREE workshops are aimed at wellbeing in the Tamil community, and the wider South Asian communities in Harrow. A Tamil translator will be present throughout the workshops on Tuesday 5th & Wednesday 6th December 2017. Both workshops will help with confidence and understanding about difficulties with emotional wellbeing.

The first workshop (5th December) will give practical guidance on what to do in an emotional crisis. Find out more about:
•how to avoid a crisis and help with recovery,
•what support is available..

During the second workshop (6th December) find out more about:
•the importance of getting wellbeing support early,
•where to go for wellbeing support for yourself and others,
•how to get wellbeing support for anyone experiencing difficulties.

The organisers

Mind in Harrow is a mental health organisation started in the 1960’s and has expanded to provide a range of services. We currently employ a team of 20 staff and have the support of 60 volunteers. We are an independent charity affiliated to National Mind and are part of a network of 200 Local Mind Associations across the country.

Mind in Harrow’s Chief Executive Mark Gillham said:
“This project is of vital importance to address the disadvantages faced by our beneficiaries. People with mental health needs continue to have some of the highest unemployment rates of any group, despite wanting to work. While attitudes to mental health in the workplace are improving, negative views about the ability of people with some mental health diagnoses to be successful employees sadly persist.”

Mind in Harrow is committed to providing the highest quality community mental health services, which anticipate, meet and exceed the expectations of service users, workers and other stakeholders. As a Local Mind Association (LMA), the quality of our services are assured through Quality Management in Mind (QMiM) standards, assessment and continuous improvement plans.