Blogs will feature a personal perspective about my three passions: the #HeyareyouOK? campaign, STORM Skills Training CIC, and my journey as a Social Entrepreneur.
The #HeyareyouOK? The campaign’s mission is to promote a culture that teaches us to recognise distress and to talk about it openly and honestly; a culture that teaches us to ask for help without fear of being stigmatised; and a culture that teaches us that sometimes we need to reach out to those we think may be finding life difficult to cope with. It doesn’t take much. Simply asking #HeyareyouOK? Can make all the difference.
“For my mum’s 90th birthday, I want to let her know that I am ok” says Sarah.
The morning of 9th of June I woke up cranky. You know the mornings… maybe you don’t. No particular reason, just cranky. I looked at my diary and saw that I had an interview scheduled with Sarah that morning. Sarah is contact STORM…
Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH) first implemented the STORM® Skills Training package in 2010. Following on from its success they reinvested in STORM® in 2016, up-skilling a new group of facilitators to continue the roll out of Suicide Prevention and Self-Harm Mitigation training across the organisation.
STORM® training enhances the professional…
“Building communication between professionals, golden threads of understanding” is one of the hopes that Kevin Buchanan has for the STORM® Community Engagement Conference, scheduled for the 19th October 2017.
This year marks the 20th anniversary…
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