Tag: CHANGES

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CHANGES Cycling for Health Programme for Beginners in Musselburgh

This free six-week programme is supported by trained, friendly and supportive volunteer ride leaders, helping adults who haven’t cycled for some time or those wanting to improve their cycling skills build up their confidence on a bike. All equipment is provided so don’t be put off if you don’t have a bike! The sessions are…
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May 2, 2018 0

Our Outdoors – Your Views Wanted

CHANGES Community Health Project has been contacted by the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy (SCPHRP) at the University of Edinburgh in partnership with the UK Medical Research Council (MRC). They are looking for people to participant in their research project. The project team are passionate about working with the public to improve health…
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February 9, 2018 0

Branching Out

Branching Out is a Forestry Commission Scotland initiative that supports adults experiencing mental ill health.  In East Lothian, it is delivered by Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust and coordinated by CHANGES CHP where I signed up for the 12 week programme. On Thursday 21st January, a minibus took us to Dalkeith Country Park.  I’d never…
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April 1, 2016 0

Suicide Awareness Events in East Lothian

On 10th September, people from around the world will mark World Suicide Prevention Day, an event that promotes suicide awareness and efforts to prevent suicide. In 2011, 22 people took their own lives in East Lothian – the highest since 1991. This figure decreased the following year to 18 and fell further last year to…
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September 6, 2014 0