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Posted on: Thu 29 November, 2018

On Saturday the 1st we'll have a stall in Stonehouse High Street selling beautiful handmade gifts. The gifts have all been made by clients of Independence Trust. The money raised will go towards the work we do to support people with mental health and wellbeing. 

Times

1:30 - 17:00

Location

Stonehouse High Street

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Posted on: Tue 25 September, 2018

The Community Wellbeing Service are having a Coffee Morning on Thursday 18th October 2018 at 10am till 11:30am. 

Stroud Offices, The Cross, Parliament Street, Stroud, GL5 2HL

Community Wellbeing Service

Community Wellbeing Service is a free and confidential service for anyone over the age of 16. The aim of the service is to connect you to local services, organisations and groups that can help you to improve your general wellbeing and meet your wider social needs.... Read more

Posted on: Fri 24 August, 2018

Equine therapy can have positive results for people struggling with Depression and Anxiety. Independence Trust have teamed up with The Gloucester Team & HHPDA (Horses Helping People with Depression & Anxiety) and are pleased to say that we've been awarded funding from Gloucester Thriving Communities Fund provided by Gloucestershire County Council.

This award means that individuals who may normally be excluded from accessing Equine Therapy due to the cost, will now have the... Read more

Posted on: Fri 29 June, 2018

We've launched a new partnership with Stroud Jobcentre Plus and the results are looking good, 11 referrals to our service in the last three weeks. But what's it all about?

Well, visits to Job Centres are focused around employment/benefit advice and services, they also present an ideal opportunity to discuss existing mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression and Autism Spectrum Condition. Conditions that could be playing a part in finding employment more difficult.

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Posted on: Fri 11 May, 2018

As part of a week of events and activities for Mental Health Awareness Week our team in Stroud are celebrating with a powerful art exhibition. The exhibition aims to widen awareness and encourage understanding in mental ill health through exhibits that strike a powerful insight into how society deals with the subject.

"The aim of the exhibition is to de-stigmatise mental ill health. It's been done to encourage an open conversation in the same way that people would do... Read more