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National Survivor User Network (NSUN) Bulletin - Monday 18 February - https://www.nsun.org.uk/Handlers/Download.ashx?IDMF=018460a5-2251-41d2-8e33-fdc985ff2d3b

National Survivor User Network (NSUN) Bulletin - Monday 25 February - https://www.nsun.org.uk/Handlers/Download.ashx?IDMF=8bdbdac6-e6ae-4150-b424-ae1ac31f283d

National Survivor User Network (NSUN) Bulletin - Monday 04 March 2019 - https://www.nsun.org.uk/Handlers/Download.ashx?IDMF=1fd4608f-4726-412d-94d5-4e990eea3011

National Survivor User Network (NSUN) Bulletin - Monday 11 March 2019 - https://www.nsun.org.uk/Handlers/Download.ashx?IDMF=87595ede-6c87-412c-9b48-1f7324748e69

National Survivor User Network (NSUN) Bulletin - Monday 18 March 2019 - https://www.nsun.org.uk/Handlers/Download.ashx?IDMF=37b6a21e-14dc-4e1a-a3a7-c3cf5ba2100c

National Survivor User Network (NSUN) Bulletin - Monday 25 March 2019 - https://www.nsun.org.uk/Handlers/Download.ashx?IDMF=fd900ed5-6a08-4620-9f1e-db645d58e2e7

Jadstone Education and Direction Newsletter - Jemma Stone Go Get Your Dreams - Just Do Ltd

February 2019 Mind Management Newsletter - No regrets - Mind Management February Newsletter 2019

March 2019 Mind Management Newsletter - Mother's Day - Mind Management March Newsletter 2019

Lapidus is a warm community of professionals who use words and expressive arts to promote wellbeing and good mental health - Welcome to Lapidus

Olivia - our mission is to enable women to live powerfully with freedom and self-expression. Tackling issues that young women face in today’s world and creating social change for a better future. Campaigning to stop the unrealistic beauty standard set by the beauty industry. Creating society change to end eating disorder, low self-esteem related to body image concern. Stopping bullying at school and the workplace.
Raising awareness of mental wellbeing and suicide prevention - Home Page - Olivia Foundation

Karma Centre - Yoga, Meditation, Ayurveda, Martial Arts, Reiki Attunements, Family Constellations, Tai Chi, Psychotherapy, Traditional Thai massage, Soft tissue therapist & Sports massage, Sanskrit, Sound Therapy, Chiropody & Complimentary Therapy

1 High Street, Kings Heath, Birmingham B14 7AR

More - Karma Centre | Natural Healing and Lifestyle Centre in Kings Heath, Birmingham

Birmingham Mental Health Mates Meet-Up - by Amy Rose


Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DH

This is for anyone affected by Mental Health Issues who wants to meet up with like minded people in a comfortable, welcoming and non-judgmental environment.

We meet on the 1st Sunday of every month* in the lovely Tea Rooms at the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery. There is no specific structure to our meets, just a relaxed meetup with no pressure to talk or get involved. Look out for the long table with a couple of balloons on.

*Please note this may be adjusted if lands on certain days such as Easter. Monitor this website and Facebook etc for changes.

More - Birmingham Mental Health Mates Meet-up

Suresearch is a network of Service Users in Research and Education. We welcome as members, users and survivors of mental health services and their allies, who have experience and/or an interest in mental health research and education.

Remaining 2019 meetings;

Thursday 2nd May
Wednesday 5th June
Thursday 4th July
Wednesday 7th August
Thursday 5th September
Wednesday 2nd October
Thursday 7th November
Wednesday 4th December

Reasonable travel expenses are paid to members and guests who live in the Midlands, subject to a maximum of £10.

Park House, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham B15 2RT.

Information on access to the venue can be obtained by emailing us at - [email protected]

Updated information on meetings will be on our website at - www.suresearch.org.uk

Positive Mental Health Group - monthly networking meeting dates for 2018. The group is open to anyone with an interest in promoting a greater awareness of mental health issues across the communities of Birmingham and Solihull. Your chance to share information, news & views with statutory agencies, voluntary sector organisations, user groups - and individual users/carers/staff. Come and join one of the biggest mental health networking meetings in the Midlands, every month! Just turn up - no need to book. Meetings include guest speakers, information table, light refreshments & a chance to chat and catch up.

Remaining meetings;

Tuesday 30th April – from 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Tuesday 28th May – from 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Tuesday 25th June – from 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Tuesday 30th July – from 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Tuesday 27th August – from 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Tuesday 24th September – from 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Tuesday 29th October – from 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Tuesday 26th November – from 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Tuesday 17th December – from 2.30pm to 4.30pm

ALL MEETINGS ARE HELD AT - Cafe, 38 - 40 Holloway Circus, Birmingham city centre B1 1EQ

Just a short walk from all city centre rail stations and bus stops. The cafe is located next to Birmingham LGBT Health & Wellbeing Centre, opposite the Chinese pagoda traffic island and the Radisson hotel.

Buses X61 and 63 stop at HF1 outside the cafe. The journey is just two stops from the Rotunda/Bullring centre, board buses outside the Boots store.

PALS (Patient Advice and Liaison Service) at BSMHFT can offer information on this group and other voluntary or user groups within Birmingham and Solihull - Phone 0800 953 0045

More - Positive Mental Health Group - Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust - BSMHFT

Are you caring for a friend or family member in Birmingham?

FREE ACTIVITIES - Why not join our programme for a creative outlet and a chance to meet other carers.

Refreshments and all materials are provided free of charge at all sessions. Spaces are limited and must be pre-booked.

Experimental Watercolours. Get creative with artist Claire Leggett and make your own watercolour artwork to take home.

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Thu 2 May
11am – 1.30pm

Hands on with History. Get up close to original Greek artefacts and be inspired to make your own clay artwork.

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Sat 18 May
11am – 1.30pm

Behind the Scenes Tour. Be amazed by our collection as we go into the stores to see intriguing and unusual objects.

Museum Collection Centre
Wed 12 June
10.30am – 1pm

Flower Wreath. Make your own paper flowers to create a decorative wreath inspired by Aston’s gardens.

Aston Hall
Sat 29 June
11am – 1.30pm

To book, please contact Rosie at:
[email protected]
Or call 0121 348 8103
Funded by: www.birminghammuseums.org.uk


Lichfield Garrick Theatre Limited, Castle Dyke, Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 6HR

Sat 27 Apr


Tickets £17

Qualified counsellor, comedienne and author of The Power Of Knowing You’, Sheila McMahon is back at the Garrick delivering a perfect combination of humour and mental health to show us why life is too serious to be taken seriously … besides no one gets out alive anyway!

More - Sheila's M.H.S. 6 'Control'

Om Yoga Show

11th & 12th May 2019

Event City, Manchester

More - Welcome

Spirit Fest

Kings Weston House, Kings Weston Lane, Bristol BS11 0UR

Sun 12 May

10:00 – 23:00

£20/£40 (kids free)

A conscious festival for all ages with Sacred Music, Dance and Art from all traditions. The celebration is taking place at the same venue as last year, the fabulous, Kings Weston House. The essence of the gathering is to explore the traditional methods of connecting with Spirit and Mother Earth as individuals and as a family through the ancient and modern shamanic, Tantric and yogic techniques and methods. Spirit Fest is committed to sustainable and harmonious living as One on planet earth. We practice this by becoming better at improving and preserving respectful relationships with nature, plants, animals and people. The music, dance and art is both indigenous to the UK and from world sacred traditions. There are also a wide range of workshops and ceremonies as well as activities for Children and Youth, amazing veggie and raw food, therapies and massage, stalls and circles.

More - Spirit Fest Bristol 2019

Mind Body Spirit Wellbeing Festival - London - 24 to 27 May - https://europe.nxtbook.com/nxteu/mindbodyspirit/londonwellbeing_2019/index.php#/1

Ayur Fest

May 31st · June 1st · June 2nd


More - https://apa.uk.com/ayurfest

Madhyamaka Kadampa Meditation Centre summer fayre

Kilnwick Percy Hall, Pocklington, York YO42 1UF

Sunday 23 June

11am – 4.30pm

Free entry (car parking £1)

Meditation classes for children and adults
Tours of the meditation rooms
Bouncy castle
Water slide
Games and prizes
Bric-a-brac and stalls
Food & drink
Face painting
Bands and family entertainment

More - http://madhyamaka.org/summer-fayre/

The Healing Weekend

12th, 13th and 14th July 2019

Highbridge, Somerset TA9 3PZ

More - http://www.thehealingweekend.co.uk

Magical is a 3-day micro, music, arts and wellness festival. As well as having fantastic musicians and DJs to make you dance like there’s no tomorrow our aim is for 1,000 people to express and find themselves through a unique and diverse programme of activities.


19 - 23 July

More - https://www.magicalfestival.co.uk/


Nr Chaxhill, Westbury-On-Severn GL14 1QU.

24 to 28 July

Community Gathering, a feast of sharing together in Yoga Sacred sound, music, food, laughter, wisdom, Satsang, ceremony and a whole lot more. We will nurture this intention through practices of sacred dance, Sound, Yoga, Kirtan, Satsang, Shamanic Journeying, karma yoga/Seva, Family fun and enjoying the company of like-minded people.

More - https://sundaracommunity.co.uk/

Togetherness Festival



More - https://www.togetherness.com