Welcome to the Framework blog, where you will find regular updates of our work, our wonderful supporters and the people we exist to support.
'Mental Health' blog posts:
20 May 2016
Wellness in Mind – early intervention for mental health
Getting the right help at the right time for mental health issues can be challenging and daunting. That's why we have set up Wellness in Mind, a new service to connect Nottingham to better mental health.
03 Jun 2015
VIDEO: 'Volunteering at Framework helped me change career'
Sam was working as a waiter when he decided he wanted a change in career. By volunteering with Framework he boosted his skills, developed himself as a person and hit upon a realisation that he wanted to work with vulnerable people.
17 May 2015
Dominoes and Bingo – a perfect recipe for Mental Health awareness!
As part of a series of actions for National Mental Health Awareness Week (11 to 17 May) Framework visited Nottingham’s African Caribbean National Artistic Centre (ACNA) on Monday to discuss the links between mental health and homelessness.
15 May 2015
Haven House - 'how we are helping people in mental health crisis'
What happens to people in mental health crisis? Where do they go and what help do they receive? Haven House, a new crisis house service in Nottingham operated by Framework, is helping to change local answers to these questions.
14 May 2015
VIDEO - Keith's story of mental health and homelessness
Keith is one of hundreds of people experiencing mental ill-health to be supported by Framework to avoid the threat of homelessness. In this video he explains how our specialist Moving Forward Servcie helped him.
12 May 2015
Homelessness and mental health - breaking the cycle
As Team Leader at Framework's Nottingham Moving Forward Team, I help people experiencing mental health difficulties to deal with the problems that can lead them to become homeless. In national Mental Health Awareness Week I thought I'd say a bit more abou
11 May 2015
Focus on Recovery – Framework’s approach to Mental Health
We work with hundreds of people experiencing mental health difficulties, providing specialist accommodation and community-based support services across Nottinghamshire. In national Mental Health Awareness Week, I want to explain more about our work.
14 Feb 2014
Mental Health and Homelessness
This weekend we'll have 24 hours of as live tweeting from Hughendon Lodge which accommodates people with serious mental health problems. In the mean time find out more about what Framework does to support people with mental health issues across the board.
26 Sep 2013
Fancy dress distractions - challenging mental health stereotypes
People with mental health problems are so often misunderstood. Framework's Mental Health lead Graeme Green reacts to today's "Mental Patient" fancy dress row with a measured plea for greater understanding.
05 Feb 2013
Why do people become homeless?
It’s a question that would take many thousands of words to fully explain. The short answer is that people become homeless for a variety of reasons – from financial insecurity to a personal crisis.