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!
Well! You know it was a good Friday night when you are still thinking about it on Sunday. What a tonic for an anxiety driven mind. It was a couple of hours of sheer shameless lunacy studded with real talent. I sat there thinking “..and I thought we were mad!” This fantastic event was hosted… Read More “fundraising for a group of mental men!”
On Tuesday 14 Mar between 10:30 – 12:30 Moving Forward moved forward another step. Our Facilitators had been invited to run a standard Moving Forward Group session at the regular Tuesday Wellbeing Group at the Kala Sangram Arts Centre in Foster Square Bradford. The invitation came from Peter Scotcher of Brium who is well known… Read More Moving Forward at the Kala Sangram Art Centre, Bradford.
An article by Janette Ward of Circles Work:- Janette recently had a close look at Moving Forward when she trained nine members to be group facilitators (see Moving Forward Facilitators trained by Circles Work). I hope you are well. This month I will share with you about Moving Forward, an organisation supporting men’s mental health, run by… Read More Moving Forward & giving something back.
It’s often different when it comes back, familiar symptoms and effects but with a different focus. This time it’s constant nervousness, brain freeze headaches preventing thoughts, numb tongue, aching jaws, no confidence and no belief that I can continue to work. The very real physical disability stops planned activity because of poor visual perception, jelly… Read More Whatever next?
This exciting development – Moving Forward is being given a very generous boost by film, TV, and stage actor & entertainer Steve Huison. You will know Steve from his roles in The Full Monty, and Coronation Street. Steve’s Squinty McGinty Productions has generously offered to fundraise for Moving Forward at it’s Cabaret Saltaire event at… Read More Stars coming out for Moving Forward!
Moving Forward is a men’s mental health support group with three meetings per week in Keighley, Bingley, and Bradford. Thanks to Janette Ward, of Circles Work CIC, we now have nine trained group facilitators who are capable of organising and running our group meetings. This is a very important milestone for Moving Forward and we… Read More Moving Forward’s Facilitators trained by Circles Work
Our help has been requested by Ben Helliwell, a trainee clinical psychologist, at Lancaster University. Ben needs the support as part of research for his Doctorate. The title of the research project is: The role of self-disgust in the relationship between childhood trauma and psychotic experience. Ben has designed an online survey for… Read More Win £30 – Help needed for Mental Health Research