Thursday, 3 July 2014

July Newsletter

Dear Friends,

Please find details of forthcoming dates and events for your diary.

JOIN THE CAMPAIGN TO SAVE OUR SURGERIES 
Show your support by joining the march on SATURDAY 5TH JULY  at 2pm from Altab Ali Park, Aldgate East to London Fields Lido for a rally at 3.45. This demonstration is in support of surgeries in Tower Hamlets as well as Newham and Hackney that are facing budget cuts and as a result they may be forced to close soon. 
You can also show your support by signing the online petition, please click on the following link: https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/save-inner-city-gp-surgeries


Friends of St Clements General meeting is adjourned to next Monday the 7th of July, 4.30pm. Please come along to the c/o Outpatients Department, Burdett House, Mental Health Unit, Mile End Hospital, Bancroft Road, E1 4DG.


SolidariTea was officially launched in Southwark by the Mental Health Resistance Network this week. The drop in centre will now be offering practical support to people seeking help in regards to the WCA and benefits issues, or simply a cuppa and a chat, every Monday between 2pm and 4.15pm at 97 Dawes House, Orb St, Walworth, London, SE17 1RD. Info:solidariteasouthwark@gmail.com  
Ph. 07966180429

Healthwatch Tower Hamlets Mental Health Task Group is being relaunched since Community Options has been chosen to manage the project. Ange Jones has been allocated as Project Coordinator for the running and facilitation of the group.
The group will be re-launched on Wednesday, 16th July 2014  11.30-2pm at Oxford House, Derbyshire Street, Bethnal Green, London E2 6HG 
Ange.Jones@community-options.org.uk

Healthline has launched a video campaign for bipolar disorder called "You've Got This" where bipolar patients can record a short video to give hope and inspiration to those recently diagnosed with bipolar disorder.  Visit the homepage and check out videos from the campaignhttp://www.healthline.com/health/bipolar-disorder/youve-got-this

The Outsiders Open Mic will take place on the closing day of the Shuffle Festival on Sunday the 3rd of August, 4-7pm, in Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, Southern Grove, MIle End E3 4PX. Get your swimming gear ready to experience a deep in the pool being dug for the festival http://www.shufflefestival.com/location/
Come along to our monthly F.E.E.L. meeting to help finalising the plans for our contribuition to the festival and discuss further issues on Monday the 21st of July at LARC 62, Fieldgate Street E1, 6.30-8.30pm.


Enjoy the weather and please remember to keep hydrated!

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