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  • Global Disability Summit 2018

    On 24 July 2018 the UK government will co-host its first ever Global Disability Summit with the International Disability Alliance and the Government of Kenya at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London and will bring together more than 700 delegates from governments, donors, private sector organisations, charities and organisations of persons with disabilities. Read more

  • Community Peer Navigators

    Live in the Bitterne, Thornhilll, Harefield or Townhill areas? Need wellbeing support but not sure where to go? Solent Mind's team of community peer navigators can work with you to find out what support you need to improve your mental wellbeing, and help you to access it. Read more

  • BBC Radio 4 Money Box Live - Unpaid Carers 11th July 2018

    What help, both financial and otherwise, is available for unpaid carers? If you have a separate job what legal and informal options exist for you to get the help you need from your employer? If you're a young carer, where can you find support? Joining Paul Lewis are Sally West, Policy Manager Income and Policy for Age UK, Katherine Wilson, Head of Employers for Carers which is a Carers UK initiative and Laura Bennett, Senior Policy Manager, Young and Young Adult Carers at Carers Trust. Read more

  • Carer experience of appetite changes in people living with dementia

    A doctoral research fellow at the University of Southampton is looking to recruit carers (family and friends) of individuals with dementia. Click the post for more details. Read more

  • Latest peer support groups from Solent Mind

    July Solent Mind activity listings in Southampton include some new informal art sessions. Click the post to see what they have coming up. Read more