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Renfrewshire Association for Mental Health

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RAMH enables people to recover from mental ill health, and to build independent, fulfilled lives.

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How?

We do this in 6 ways:
• by providing immediate support in crisis situations
• by supporting people in their own homes with individualised care and practical support
• by providing day services including social and educational groups, drop-in facilities, and supporting recovery and continued well-being
• by providing counselling to young people within their schools, and to adults in the community
• by supporting carers, family and friends through education and information
• by raising awareness to overcome misconceptions around mental health

Why/How?

Did you know?
• 1 in 4 people in Scotland will experience a mental health problem this year
• RAMH provides 250,000 hours of face to face support, in local communities, every year
• RAMH provides support for mental health diagnosis from depression to self-harm, bipolar disorder to anxiety issues.
• RAMH provides 83,601 interventions every year; that is 229 per day, 7 days per week
• RAMH directly supports 4,000 local people per year, and estimates it has a positive impact on 12,000 people per year
• RAMH was founded in 1978 to offer support and to campaign for support for those experiencing mental health problems
• Since 1990 RAMH has provided professional care and services to those affected by mental ill health
• RAMH spends over 90 pence in every pound directly on care and services

Culture Club

The Culture Club is a new social club for people interested in cultural events and sharing the experience with others.

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For more information please visit RAMH.org or visit their Facebook Page or follow on Twitter.

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Provost drops in for charity fundraiser.

Provost drops in for charity fundraiser.

Renfrewshire Provost Anne Hall will abseil down Renfrewshire House to raise money for her four chosen charities: Saturday 25th May, stalls and inflatables will be open from 11am abseil commencing around 12.00

Accord Hospice

Hillman Imp Linwood RallySt Vincent’s Hospice

Renfrewshire Carers Centre

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Renfrewshire Association for Mental Health.

Joining Anne will be the Chief Executive of Renfrewshire Council, along with a representative from each charity. The Provost also hopes to “rope” in some extra volunteers from Renfrewshire Council.

All money donated to the special fundraising bank account (account number 20041937 sort code 82-54-04) will be split equally between the four named charities

In addition, each charity shall be setting up stalls to raise money for their own individual charities.

Overseeing the abseil will be Civil Defence Scotland http://www.civildefencescotland.org.uk/ a Scottish charity with a team of dedicated men and women drawn from all walks of life who promote, develop and maintain CDS as a volunteer national emergency response team. The team comprises volunteers trained in a variety of skills in order to assist, primarily, their local communities and also to respond to incidents in any part of Scotland and elsewhere in the United Kingdom when affected by emergencies and disasters, both man-made and natural.

A bouncy castle will be there to keep the kiddies entertained, provided FREE by Irvin Stringfellow and all money raised from this will also be split between the four charities.

The abseil is the first of several charity events the Provost is hoping to host during her term in office and www.paisley.org.uk wishes her every success in this and future fundraising events.

Anyone wishing to make a donation to these deserving and worthy charities can do so to

Bank Account Number:  20041937 Sort Code: 82-54-04

Clydesdale Bank
1-3 Causeyside Street
Paisley
PA1 1UW