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    Mental health news this week

    Mind Management Newsletter : December 2018 - Mind Management December Newsletter 2018 National Survivor User Network NSUN) Bulletin - Tuesday 8 January - https://www.nsun.org.uk/Handlers/Download.ashx?IDMF=993888e2-60b4-4869-afd8-8e63c2c8957f Birmingham Mental Health Mates Meet-Up - by...
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    Fake NHS psychiatrist who worked for 22 years with a bogus degree PASSED new 'strengthened' tests just five years ago - Fake NHS psychiatrist who worked for 22 years with a bogus degree was re-validated in 2013 | Daily Mail Online Birmingham's coroners service has warned of more suicide...
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    National Survivor User Network (NSUN) Bulletin - Monday 5 November 2018 - https://www.nsun.org.uk/Handlers/Download.ashx?IDMF=effb3106-fb6d-4b87-94df-a7911acd93dc National Survivor User Network (NSUN) Bulletin - Monday 12 November 2018 -...
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    (Sorry that I haven't sent one of these in a while) National Survivor User Network (NSUN) bulletin : 8 October 2018 - Black History Month - https://www.nsun.org.uk/Handlers/Download.ashx?IDMF=98a21a55-fb6d-4157-8fdb-92c4f9b2343a National Survivor User Network (NSUN) bulletin : 10 October...
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    Mental health news this week

    Mind Management Newsletter : Positive Anger - September 2018 - Mind Management September Newsletter 2018 National Survivor User Network (NSUN) Bulletin - Monday 24 September 2018 - NSUN Bulletin Monday 24 September 2018 National Survivor User Network (NSUN) - Bulletin Monday 1 October 2018...
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    (Sorry for the delay in sending the next one of these) David Katz, the shooter who killed two people and wounded 10 others before taking his own life at an e-sports tournament in Jacksonville in Florida was in treatment for psychiatric issues at least as early as the age of 12. Katz, who was...
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    Mental health news this week

    National Survivor User Network (NSUN) Bulletin - Monday 30 July 2018 - NSUN Bulletin Monday 30 July 2018 National Survivor User Network (NSUN) Bulletin - Monday 06 August 2018 - NSUN Bulletin Monday 06 August 2018 National Survivor User Network (NSUN) Bulletin - Monday 13 August 2018 -...
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    New drop in in East Birmingham

    East Connect is a new mental health drop in service open from 10--4 on Thursdays at Glebe Farm Library run by staff from Birmingham Mind Pop along for a coffee and a chat, we offer information, advice and guidance and signposting services. Computer use is available if you have a library card if...
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    Re introduction

    Hi and good evening. I am reintroducing my self to the group/forum as it's been six (eventful) years since I was last on here. Cannot believe how quickly the time has passed and I hope everyone is at least coping with the adversity poor mental health throws at you. Briefly then, my name's Dave...
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    Mental health news this week

    Tyler Inman looks set to change the world. Like many ten-year-olds, he dreams of space, time travel and being a scientist. The difference is Tyler has Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism which causes sensory processing difficulties, meaning he struggles with loud noises, bright colours...
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    Mental health news this week, 10 - 17 July 2108

    MPs approve 'Seni's law' to restrict use of force against mental health patients. Bill tabled by Labour's Steve Reed had previously been blocked by Tory MPs but is now a step closer to becoming law after being passed by the Commons - MPs approve 'Seni's law' to restrict use of force against...
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    Mental health news this week

    National Survivor User Network (NSUN) Bulletin - Monday 25 June 2018 - NSUN Bulletin Monday 25 June 2018 Anger - June 2018 Mind Management Newsletter - Mind Management June Newsletter 2018 Found HER - festival for working women London, THE ALLBRIGHT, JULY 3rd - 5th Manchester, KING...
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    Mental health news this week

    The official Epilepsy Action view on Cannabis treatments - Cannabis-based treatments - June 2018 | Epilepsy Action NHS to launch first Internet/online gaming addiction clinic - NHS to launch first internet addiction clinic | Society | The Guardian The late Tory grandee Cecil Parkinson's...
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    Mental health news this week

    A man who pleaded guilty to stalking TV presenter Christine Lampard faces jail after sending her 'very nasty' tweets, a judge has said. Christof King, 39, of Brent, in north west London, pleaded guilty to stalking last week, but he disputed the sending of the tweets. Judge Robin Johnson ruled...
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    Mental health news this week

    Procrastination and Prioritizing - May 2018 Mind Management Newsletter - Mind Management May Newsletter 2018 Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust magazine called Trust Talk, latest edition - Our magazine - Trust Talk - Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS...
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    Mental health news this week

    I had a very busy weekend last week, hence no mail out, so a double-billing here; A convicted child killer dubbed the Beast of Wombwell has been found guilty of raping of a woman just weeks before he raped and killed a schoolgirl. Peter Pickering, 80, raped and abducted the then-18-year-old in...
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    Try to send in events with enough notice please (9 days minimum I would say), this March 7th event arrived too late to be included - Project Aspie A 19-year-old man "obsessed with murder and killing" has been jailed for stabbing a 16-year-old girl to death in a "brutally violent" attack...
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    (I was busy last week - so a bumper edition this week) President Donald Trump described someone who would shoot up a school as a "savage sicko." NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch described the gunman as "an insane monster" who is "nuts" and crazy." And at a White House briefing the President again...
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    A Birmingham man sleeping in a caravan was forced to jump for his life from a window after the owner started a blaze. The fire also spread to a nearby house, endangering the lives of the family inside. Trevor Molloy, 42, who had previously admitted a charge of reckless arson, was jailed for...
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    A man who stabbed a father 50 times as he got off a tram has been found guilty of manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility. Alaeldien Ahmed killed 57-year-old Anthony Banting in Winson Green, Birmingham. Mr Banting was stabbed in the head, chest and back. Ahmed, 27, of Eva Road...
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