A Toolbox Recovery Story…

A Toolbox Recovery Story…

‘’When Toolbox was suggested to me by Kate at Starfish I was very sceptical. I had taken voluntary redundancy in January 2017 from my role as Mental Health Support Worker due to family issues, including my father’s ill health, which subsequently led to his death in...
Time to Talk Day – Thursday 9th February

Time to Talk Day – Thursday 9th February

Mental health affects one in four of us, yet people are still afraid to talk about it. Time to Talk Day encourages everyone to talk about mental health. Having conversations about your mental health helps break down stereotypes, improve your relationships, aid your...
SSNMH – Christmas Closing Dates.

SSNMH – Christmas Closing Dates.

The SSNMH office will be closed from Friday 21st December @ 4.30pm and will then reopen on Wednesday 2nd January 2019 at 8.30am. if you are wanting to book in for a Toolbox, please refer in before this date otherwise it wont be picked up until January. Many Thanks and...
5 Tips to Coping at Christmas

5 Tips to Coping at Christmas

Here are 5 suggestions for ways to deal with the holiday period: Avoid unhelpful social comparisons Comparing ourselves with other people can have a big effect on how we feel. Sometimes this can be a good thing – motivating us to do better, when we think we can...
#WorldHelloDay

#WorldHelloDay

Today is #WorldHelloDay.. We see hashtags like this almost daily and some are here to raise awareness, for me personally, I see this hashtag as a really important and meaningful one that can help people talk and open up about their mental health, by using the excuse...
Your Mental Health Coming Up To Christmas

Your Mental Health Coming Up To Christmas

Christmas can be a challenging time of year for our stress levels and it’s even harder for those of us who struggle with mental ill-health. Leaving all your preparations for Christmas until the last minute can cause unnecessary stress, but planning ahead can...