Times have been hard for me right through my years. Some of you may find it hard to understand. It’s not till I found Moving Forward and knowing that I’m not the only one alone and with problems to face. Problems with no one listening to you. It’s not easy, I know. My problems started… Read More Change fights depression.
Fantastic – there’s plenty of stuff happening now, and in the near future. Mark, our lead facilitator, has been asked to run the Kala Sangram Wellbeing Group, and he and Angela (Our first lady member!) convinced the NHS Champions team that we have something worth supporting. The NHS is helping with the venue for our… Read More Busy, busy, busy, bulletin!!!
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Mental Health stigma is still a major issue. Poor mental health is often due to relationships and how you are treated in those relationships – an employees relationship with their employer is very important. It can cause poor mental health effects in either direction. It is a very important part of everyone’s mental health for… Read More Mental health at work is very much an issue for everyone.
My name is Paul. In 1996 my wife and two sons left and moved back to leeds. Over the next year I tried suicide three times. I was finally diagnosed as being depressed and put on anti-depressants. I was refered to a psychologist which helped me to come to terms with what I had been… Read More Paul’s long wait for help.
Russell has been involved with Moving Forward for since mid-September 2017. This is what he has to say: – “Until I joined Moving Forward. I was isolating myself. Thoughts becoming darker. Self neglect. I so look forward to attending my men’s group and sharing our stories. They are a great bunch of lads. All there… Read More Russell’s view so far.
This photo was taken at today’s Moving Forward group in Kieghley. The level of mutual support, compassion and empathy is something that has to be witnessed. It has been on the go for four years now. There are plans for expansion and growth including starting a women’s group in Bradford which I shall be honoured… Read More A members view..
Moving Forward Group is working very hard to increase the scope of it’s free mental health peer group support method. Recent networking with Hidden Homeless, the NHS Champions Show the Way wellbeing group (at the Kala Sangram Arts Centre) and providing support to Mind in Bradford’s Wellbeing Service has indicated the clear need to create… Read More Working hard to support better mental health.
How we relate to others is very important to our wellbeing. Managing our dialogue and relationships in a constructive way can create easier progress through life. Oli Anderson is known by members of the Moving Forward team who appreciate his wisdom and commitment to improving people’s mental health. – Moving Forward Admin Dialogue / Ego: Real… Read More Free download of Oli Anderson’s “Dialogue/ Ego: Real Communication”
Today was the second Moving Forward session for a mixed gender group at the Kala Sangram Arts Centre in Bradford. There was a total of 14 attendees at the meeting. The theme of the meeting was “Our Childhood”. It certainly got the group talking, literally buzzing, it was hard to get a word in and… Read More At Kala Sangram: Our Childhoods!