'see me' Volleyball Success
Local charity PLUS Perth’s ‘see me’ team ended a successful volleyball season securing runner up position in both the Perth & Kinross Recreational League and the Scottish Open Volleyball Tournament Consolation cup at the weekend. ‘see me’, now a well–known name in the Perth volleyball circuit, combines playing sport with challenging the stigma and discrimination associated with mental ill-health.
‘see me’ this summer - VOLUNTEERS WANTED!
Imagine the scene: it’s summer in Scotland, the sun is out, everyone is in their summer gear and the ice cream stalls are doing a roaring trade. Okay, you may need a bit of imagination, but it is still possible. We have put in a request for sunshine, but unlike our other suppliers, this one is not always reliable! ‘see me’ is getting out and about this summer, and you can join us at our summer events.
New 'see me' materials this summer?
'see me' will be attending several events this summer and as part of this we have an opportunity to stock up on new materials. We have come up with a few ideas that we think would work but we would really like to know what materials you would like 'see me' to produce (budget allowing).
To vote in our poll and give us your thoughts please click here.
[BLOG] Running for mental resilience
(This was first writtent as a Guest Blog for Men's 10k).
Running has always been an integral part of human existence; from chasing, or being chased by, wild animals in the African Savannah to carrying important messages between the city states in Ancient Greece. I am not sure when we started to run for leisure, but by 776 BC a games was held in
Beyond Blue: My Name is Anxiety
Our partner campaign in Australia, Beyond Blue, launched a new campaign this week ‘Get to know anxiety’. The film ‘My Name Is Anxiety’ will be shown on TV and in cinemas, and the campaign is based on a large piece of online research that Beyond Blue carried out last year. If you’d like to comment on the campaign, please visit our Facebook page.
[BLOG] Are friends and family incorrectly grouped together?
‘see me’s latest web poll asked people ‘How comfortable would YOU feel talking about your own mental health to a friend or family member?’ and while the results reflect other previous surveys on how people behave when it comes to mental health, probably the most interesting insights in this poll came from comments on our Facebook page.
[BLOG] Five films, many conversations
‘see me’s current “Just Listen” campaign is aimed at helping people feel more comfortable discussing mental health with someone close to them. This builds on our previous work highlighting how important support from friends and family is to those who experience mental ill-health.
See us in action
Almost 600 organisations have signed the 'see me' pledge. This film explains what the 'see me' pledge is about, how an organisation goes about signing it, and how it benefits the organisation, its staff, customers and the wider public.
'see me' in pictures
Read the latest comments from us and our guests on what matters in mental health.
Let’s end stigma together! Join the latest discussion in our forum.