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Pro Bono Mental Health Services – Your help needed.

‘Pro Bono Publico’.  It is, at least in part, a well known phrase.  I say in part as it is quite possible that most people would know the phrase to be simply ‘pro bono’. It’s origin or etymology is from the Latin and means ‘for the public good’ and nowadays it refers to professional work […]

Amnesty International Releases New Guide Supporting Mental Health Rights

Because of the international nature of this Guild, I try to keep an eye on what is happening in respect of mental health care globally.  But, as many of our members will know that I live in Ireland and thus also keep a keen eye on what is happening here. A week or so ago […]

Member’s Profile – Candida Abrahamson’s Blog

Continuing on in our Member’s Profile Feature I am delighted to be able to introduce Candida Abrahamson’s Blog to you. This and permission to publish it was received via Candida’s daughter Rhona Finkel who is also very involved in the field of Mental Health.  Our appreciation goes out to both Rhona and Candida for allowing […]

55 and Amazing!

LOL No I am certainly not referring to myself when I use the title ’55 and Amazing!’ Firstly I am not 55 (despite appearances) and secondly I would never consider or refer to myself as ‘amazing’. I would however consider and refer to you as being amazing for that is what you each are in […]

‘Just One Touch Campaign’ adoption.

Hi all, Many of you will already know about the recently launched ‘Just One Touch’ Campaign 2012. It is an idea which came to me recently and one that I launched firstly on my personal blog and then reblogged here on the Guild blog. The support for this has been just awesome and I am […]

New Members

Hi all, I just thought I would send out a short post to welcome all those who have joined our little band of bloggers lately! It really is good to have you with us and you really are most welcome! I would also like to encourage all members to check out our Guild Members page […]

A ‘Close’ look at the stigma around Mental Illness

Canada’s ‘Globe and Mail‘  has over the past couple of days been running an article looking at how the actress Glenn Close is campaigning against the stigma attached to Mental Illness. Due to the anonymity some of our members prefer, no doubt as a result of that self-same stigma, I am not sure how many […]