Miscellaneous, Thoughts & Experience, Tips & Advice

#KnowYourCommunity: Keep Real

KnowYourCommunity is an ECBC campaign that hopes to raise awareness of groups/charities/organisations/people that help those living with a mental illness and empowering others. This month we spoke to Kimmy from Keep Real all about the organisation and what they do to help people with their mental health. Hello! My name is Kimberley Robinson and I… Continue reading #KnowYourCommunity: Keep Real

Manchester Life, Miscellaneous, Tips & Advice

#KnowYourCommunity: Talk About It Mate

KnowYourCommunity is an ECBC campaign that hopes to raise awareness of groups/charities/organisations/people that help those living with a mental illness and empowering others. This month we spoke to Mike from Talk About It Mate all about social enterprise organisation and what they do to help people with their mental health. My name is Mike Richard… Continue reading #KnowYourCommunity: Talk About It Mate

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How do we support someone struggling with mental illness?

When someone shares that they are struggling with their mental health, how should we respond? Whether it's a friend, family member, co-worker or even a stranger on social media, well meaning responses, such as "Let me know if there’s anything I can do to help”, can actually add to the struggle. Often we don't really… Continue reading How do we support someone struggling with mental illness?

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#KnowYourCommunity: Creative Living Centre

KnowYourCommunity is an ECBC campaign that hopes to raise awareness of groups/charities/organisations/people that help those living with a mental illness and empowering others. This month we spoke to Kate from Creative Living Centre all about the independent charity and what they do to help people with their mental health. My name is Kate Parsons and… Continue reading #KnowYourCommunity: Creative Living Centre

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Happy #PodcastDay – What We’ve Been Listening to During Lockdown

We love a good podcast here at ECBC! Whether we need something to make us laugh, teach us something new or help us feel less alone in our struggles, the wonderful world of podcasts always has something to offer. Since today is Podcast Day, we thoughts we’d share with you some of of favourite podcasts… Continue reading Happy #PodcastDay – What We’ve Been Listening to During Lockdown

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Self-love September: How Doodling Benefited my Mental Health

You know here at ECBC Manchester we love a campaign, especially a campaign that helps promote being kinder to ourselves. This month we are focusing on how we can look after ourselves more and love ourselves for who we are. Self-kindness plays a massive part in promoting a positive mental health and this month we… Continue reading Self-love September: How Doodling Benefited my Mental Health

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Self-love September: The ECBC Book Club, Jayne Hardy’s Making Space

I would read anything by Jayne Hardy. If she told me she had written something on the back of a leaf and pointed towards a big ol' forest you know I would be running right in there to find it. She is everything I hope to be and a daily inspiration. She's gone and done… Continue reading Self-love September: The ECBC Book Club, Jayne Hardy’s Making Space