News

The Herald Society Awards 2018

Statement from RAMH Chief Executive, Stephen McLellan: “I am delighted to say that our LINK worker project, along with Renfrewshire Health and Social Care Partnership, Linstone Housing Association and Active Communities, “Community Connectors”, WON the Health and Social Care Integration award at last Thursday night’s Herald Society Awards! Congratulations to all the Link workers and … Continued

ROCCO Awards 2018

Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce have announced the shortlist for this year’s ROCCO Awards and we are delighted to announce that RAMH are nominated in two categories: Community Champion of the Year and Employer of the YearMore information on the awards can be found here: http://www.renfrewshirechamber.com/rocco-awards-2018-shortlist-announced/

Who Can Help You Manage the Impact of Universal Credits?

Be prepared: make sure you have opened a bank account if you don’t already have one – ask your local branch of any bank to do this or get more advice here www.scotcash.net/our-services/basic-bank-accounts Register online: you can use a PC for free at your local library to make your online claim or to set up … Continued

Self-Management Awards 2018

We are so excited to announce that we have been shortlisted for project of the year in the Alliance Self-Management Awards 2018!  Please follow the link below to vote for us and encourage EVERYONE you know to vote for us too … https://www.alliance-scotland.org.uk/self-management-and-co-production-hub/self-management-awards-2018/ Thanks for all your support so far 🙂  Self-Management team.

Have you heard about ALISS?

Want to get moving and meet new people? As someone who has struggled with mental ill health I know how important physical and social activity is to self-management and recovery. I also know that finding activities to get involved in can be like trying to find a needle in a haystack! Where do you look … Continued

Robert’s Journey

Robert has been working with Graham, our physical activity worker here at RAMH. Click on the link below to read about how Robert made the leap from feeling low, frustrated and feeling stigmatised to feeling motivated, happier and talking openly and passionately about mental health recovery thanks to being more active. Robert’s Journey

Lesley-Anne tells her story – passionate about self care.

When I was first diagnosed with a mental health condition my Self Management amounted to taking my medication and attending my appointments. At the time I did not think of this as Self Management nor was I ever told that was what I was doing. In fact Self Management was never mentioned. I was told … Continued

John tells his story of peer volunteering .. Big changes

  It was quite some time before I became aware that I was having mental health issues. Depression, alcohol abuse, thoughts about ways to end my life were the norm for me and I thought that that all came about because of one major trauma in my life. My wife and I had been married … Continued

David’s story – Exercise saved my life

David’s self -management story My mental health went through the floor due to life changes and experiencing losses of people close to me. I initially used alcohol to block out the pain and I have been managing my depression and anxiety for about 3 years now and the way I now cope with my problems … Continued

Beginnings through art

Hi all, we are hosting an event on 22nd May https://ramh.org/event/recovery-cafe/ We are looking for people to create a piece of art, a story or a poem that represents the theme of ‘beginnings’ to be displayed at the event as a source of inspiration. If you have anything to share then please contact Lisa Jane … Continued