'see me' Stall at Action on Depression National Conference
We're looking forward to discussing the stigma and discrimination around depression with Action on Depression at their National Conference on the 15th of April in Perth.
Their National Depression Awareness Conference, which takes place during Depression Awareness Week, aims to bring together people and organisations from all over Scotland to highlight and discuss current and ongoing issues around the stigma and discrimination associated with depression.
Call for SMHAFF 2013 film entries
A call for entries to Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival's (SMHAFF) International Film Competition 2013 has been announced. This is a great opportunity for film-makers to share their work at the Festival's well known International Film awards ceremony. 'see me' is very proud to be one of the national partners behind SMHAFF.
Interesting news article from the BBC:
Psychiatric hospitals must consider the children of those who are given compulsory mental health treatment, according to a health watchdog.
Last year 'see me' Media Volunteer Gemma Patterson was awarded the Young Scot Citizenship and Diversity Award for her work with 'see me'. In an inspiring interview in the Stornoway Gazette Gemma disusses her continuing contributions to 'see me', the need for greater awareness of the stigma and discrimination of mental ill-health and her plans for the future. The Young Scot awards for 2013 will be announced on Friday the 19th of April.
Bipolar Scotland are running a short story competition as part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival. The theme for the competition is "First Love".
For more information on the competition and prizes please visit Bipolar Scotland's website. Closing date 26th July 2013.
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