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They are great at following up and coming out to see my wife and myself.

We pledge to continue our support for children caring for a family member who suffers from mental health issues & help them build resilience and understanding.

To support the views and wishes of primary carers. To support those staff with caring responsibilities outside of work.

To celebrate the role of carers in our communities. To provide sensitively designed services to meet the needs of carers so that the carer can get the break they need. To support those staff with caring responsibilities outside of work.

About Us Upward Mobility was introduced as a summer project in 2006 by a small group of people who worked with adults with intellectual disabilities. At the time we saw people who were bored and easily distracted often resulting in challenging behaviour. They were not experiencing any of the richness that life has to offer to mainstream society. We saw the solution as simple - workshops, initially Creative Movement, Drama, School of Rock and Art. These workshops all contributed to a documentary film project about our journey entitled 'The Dream of Wong Tong!' (screened at the Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh, in December of 2006). This event raised awareness of our project and secured the continuation of the Upward Mobility Project at the end of the initial pilot phase. Now over 9 years later, the project is running over 70 workshops a week in Creative Arts, Employability and Health and Wellbeing subjects for over 135 students. Based at Edinburgh Palette Artists’ Studios, but with satellite locations across Edinburgh and East Lothian, we offer workshops that enable physical and practical learning. No booking required.

Our mission Our mission is to promote tolerance and greater understanding of mental health issues through: Offering a range of mental health and wellbeing services Raising awareness of mental health and wellbeing issues Innovating, developing and promoting new approaches to mental health improvement Our vision Health in Mind's vision is of supportive communities where all people: are resilient experience positive mental health and wellbeing realise their potential can participate equally Our values We will treat people with respect, integrity and compassion at all times. We work in a person-centred way, agreeing individual goals and supporting them to live the life that they want to live. We have an inclusive approach and are keen to break down the barriers which prevent some people from accessing resources that could improve their mental health and wellbeing. We are passionate about realising the potential of people using our services, our staff and volunteers. No booking required

Craigentinny Cancer Support Group (Edinburgh) The Craigentinny Community Centre is the venue for a Cancer Support Group monthly, on Thursday evenings, from Thursday, August 20th. This new initiative targeting the Eastern areas of Edinburgh, and beyond to East Lothian, aims to support everyone who has been touched by cancer, either directly or within the family. Supported by Macmillan, Topic of Cancer representative Marian Anderson set up the group in order to make cancer support available in a more easily accessible venue for people living in and around the Craigentinny area. The Craigentinny Cancer Support Group was launched by the founder of the charity, Nigel Lewis-Baker, who returned to Edinburgh for the first meeting. Nigel, a veteran campaigner for more community involvement in the lives of cancer patients and their families, was last in the city when he undertook the challenging John O’Groats to Lands End walk in aid of the Prostate Project. No booking required.

We pledge to recognise the role and commitment of carers, to involve them in the planning and monitoring of local health services, and help to make sure they have the right help and support locally.

They support understanding of Haemophilia and it's impact accross the generations and within families and local national and international communities making our lives better

They support us to support ourselves and be with friends, providing opportunities to learn and have fun as families.

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