Newly launched Portsmouth Wellbeing Centre welcomes the community

Portsmouth Wellbeing staff with Solent Mind CEO, Sally Arscott on the open day.

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, on Thursday 16th May, Solent Mind showcased its new Wellbeing Centre, located in the heart of the City centre.  Regardless of the inclement weather, the centre staff welcomed community partners, existing service users and members of the public throughout the day, with over 40 visitors coming through the doors.  Solent Mind’s […]

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Learning Disabilities

Download a PDF version here. What is a Learning Disability? The NHS describe a learning disability as affecting the way a person learns new things throughout their life. There are approximately around 1.5 million people in England who havea learning disability (House of Commons Library, 2023). Learning disabilities are different for each person and will affect […]

MS Awareness

Download a PDF version here. What is MS? MS stands for a condition called Multiple Sclerosis. This impacts the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerve within the body. It is defined as an auto-immune condition, meaning an individual’s immune system starts to attack their central nervous system and leads to disrupted nerve signalling. This disruption […]

Eating Disorder Awareness

Download a PDF version here. What are eating disorders? The NHS define eating disorders as ‘a mental health condition where you use the control of food to cope with feelings and other situations.’ Eating disorders can present in many different ways and include both over and under eating. They also include intrusive thoughts about your […]

Dry January

Download a PDF version here. What is it? In 2021 it was found that around 21% of the UK population regularly drink to levels which increase their risk of ill health ( published in 2023). Dry January is an initiative where you aim to go alcohol-free for the 31 days of January. It’s an event created by Alcohol Change UK. Why […]

Safety at Home

Download a PDF version here. Safety at home covers such a wide variety of areas. In this guide we will focus on Mental Health, Self-Care, and the Cost of Living. Mental Health Mental health is something that we all need to be aware of. So many different factors can affect our mental health and it […]

Back Care Awareness

Download a PDF version here. What makes up the back? The back is made up of several different structures including the neck, middle back and the lower back. Each of these parts are made up of bones called vertebra. The bones in the neck are referred to as Cervical Vertebra, the bones in the middle […]

Urology Awareness

Download a PDF version here. What is urology? Urology is the part of health care that specifically deals with disorders affecting the urinarysystem and male reproductive organs. This includes: Bladder Kidneys Male reproductive organs – testicles, scrotum, penis, prostate 1 in 2 of us will get a urology condition at some point in our lifetime […]