Sheffield Health and Social Care (SHSC) are in the process of making some big changes to Adult Community Mental Health Services. The changes began at the end of 2017 and are gradually being implemented. There will be four drop-in sessions to provide an opportunity to find out more about the changes that have been going on and a chance to talk to service managers and leaders.
To celebrate the launch of this website we asked the people of our city to share their vision – one photo and 50 words summing up what they want to say about mental health today. The submissions, below, are all brilliantly different. We felt privileged to share them, and we were also pleased we didn’t have to decide on the winners (the choice would be too hard!). Instead we asked the public to vote, and we’re pleased to announce the winner is Liz Davies, for her photo and quote ‘Hope in the Darkness’. Thanks to everyone who took part for your beautiful entries.
Our ambition, and the ambition of our funders Sheffield City Council, is for this website to be the primary source of information on mental health in Sheffield. We want as many people as possible to know about this website – from the person on the street to GPs, clinicians, and carers – first and foremost because we believe it’s a really useful resource. We also know that the more people who know about this website, the more people can help us continue to develop and improve it.
When we started delivering the Sheffield Mental Health Guide in April this year we were really excited. We had a great website created by the lovely people over at Mind. Our staff team grew bigger as we welcomed Roger and Nila, who brought with them six collective years of experience managing The Guide and masses of insight (as well as humour).