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Hello and welcome to the Blide Blether! In this week’s edition: Cyprus Trip Part 1, Out & About, Weekly Recipe, Yoga, Peg Loom Weaving.  Editors

Making Recovery Real

On 14th May 2018 at Kirkwall East Church (King Street Halls), Kirkwall the Scottish Recovery Network and Orkney Blide Trust are holding an event around recovery. In addition to a number of workshops - Yoga, Mindfulness and Therapeutic Photography at least one person will talk about their experience of recovery. This event if free and lunch is being provided courtesy of Orkney Blide Trust. To book your place call 874 874.


On 20th November 2017 an event took place at the Pickaquoy Centre, Kirkwall that attracted 66 people from a variety of organisations and backgrounds. The purpose of this event was to elicit the views of the public along with statutory and third sector organisations on the provision of Mental Health Services in Orkney with an emphasis on improvement based on the proposed framework. The event was planned by Orkney Blide Trust, NHS Orkney and Voluntary Action Orkney. Download the report on this event here.

CANCELLED- Behavioural Activation Training Opportunity

SORRY BUT WE HAVE HAD TO CANCEL THIS COURSE, keep in touch as we may organise it for later in the year. [A day course on behavioural activation and motivational skills: helping clients to be more active, and to change their lifestyle Led by Professor Linda Gask. See the attached document for details on how to book a place.]

Scottish Recovery Network Update

An introduction to the Network for the North of Scotland plus information on a similar event taking place in Inverness.

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