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LGBT History Month

This February, LGBT History Month will celebrate the life of Harvey Milk, 40 years after his murder.  2018 also marks 30 years since the introduction of Section 28, the legislation banning the ‘promotion of homosexuality’ in British schools. Despite his short career in politics, Milk became an icon in San Francisco and a martyr in the gay community. In 2002, Milk was called "the most famous and most significantly open

Time to Talk in Dewsbury

In an ideal world, we'd all feel free to speak about our mental health, without any fear of how other people might react. But in the real world, sometimes we need encouragement and reassurance to feel safe to talk. That's a big part of what Touchstone's services provide, and it's also a big part of the reason behind Time To Talk day. Each year on 1st February, people are encouraged

2020-04-17T10:51:42+01:0029th January 2018|Community, Events, News, Peer Support|

LGBTIQ+ service user steering group – 1st February

LGBTIQ+ steering group service user led. For those with lived experience of mental health issues and those at risk. HAVE YOUR VOICE HEARD! We are looking to the LGBTIQ+ community who want to help make changes towards our better future.  Buffet, Refreshments, Workshop, Wellbeing therapies.  If you would like to be involved come along to our event on:-  12.30-3.00pm - 1st February 2018     Touchstone House, 2-4 Middleton Crescent,  LS11 6JU For

2020-04-17T10:51:38+01:0016th January 2018|Equality and Diversity, Events, LGBT*, News|

Leadership Masterclass – Sophie Cook

Wednesday 31st January 12pm-2pm Hillside Enterprise Centre Beeston Road LS11 8ND Vulnerability, empathy and the inspirational leader. Ex-RAF, motorbike racer, newspaper editor, Premier League football and rock photographer, self harm and suicide survivor and transgender. Sophie Cook is a media personality and activist whose wide portfolio of work includes presenting, producing, writing and photography. She became the first transgender woman to work in football’s Premier League as club photographer for

2020-04-17T10:51:29+01:0011th January 2018|Equality and Diversity, Events, Leadership Masterclass, News|

Get some Head Space

Beat Stress! Get motivated! Make a new start! A free seven-week course coming soon to find your strengths, meet new people and get new perspectives. In a small group, we will learn different techniques that will help you manage your mood, including assertiveness, getting good sleep, self-esteem, dealing with stress and relaxation. When: Friday 9TH February 2018 10am-12.00pm. Every Friday for 7 weeks Where: Beeston, Venue to be confirmed This

2020-04-17T10:51:33+01:009th January 2018|Events, News, Partnership, Stress, Training|

Are you living with a Long Term Health Condition?

Are you living with a Long Term Health Condition? E.g. - Arthritis · Heart Condition · Depression · Stroke · Epilepsy · Diabetes · Asthma · HIV · Lupus · Cancer · Dementia · COPD · Anxiety · Cystic Fibrosis · Obesity · IBS · PTSD Are you interested in mental health? Come and find out... Why long term conditions can affect your wellbeing How you can manage your health and

2020-04-17T10:51:06+01:0010th November 2017|Blog, Community, Events, News, Training|

Young persons focus group

Are you aged between 18-30? Are you from a Black or Minority Ethnic (BME) background? Do you live in Leeds? Do you have mental health issues? Want to come together with others like yourself? Join us for a cup of tea and cake @ The Support Centre in Harehills 53-55 Harehills Avenue Leeds LS8 4EX 0113 219 2727 On Wednesday 29th November 11am -12.30pm Please ring the number above to

2020-04-17T10:47:15+01:007th November 2017|Events, News|

Let's Celebrate Black History Month

Join us to celebrate some of the many great achievements of the Black African and Caribbean community in your local area, in Leeds, the UK and across the world. Monday 30 October, 1-5pm Dewsbury Road Community Hub, 190 Dewsbury Rd, LS11 6PF We invite you to share your story or a story about a friend, relative or someone in your community. Help us build a history of fascinating facts and

2020-04-17T10:47:03+01:0026th October 2017|Black History Month, Community, Events, News|