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What is it like to live with a disability?

It's hard for a person who is well and not disabled to imagine the difficulties that a disabled and/or ill person faces on a daily basis. Try this experiment to give you some idea of the challenges faced every day.

New Relationships Workshops for people with Learning Disabilities and Autism

Guideposts has started its first series of online Fear-less workshops this week, exploring relationships to enable people with learning disabilities and autism to feel more confident and be safer in their lives.

From volunteer to staff member: Vanessa

The story of how one volunteer went from blog writer to a key staff member within our marketing and communications team.

Group Volunteer: Becky

Becky is a volunteer for our CONNECT groups in Gloucestershire, as well as with the Dementia Wellbeing Hub. She lives with some difficulties in her own life, and we spoke to her about how her volunteering helps her overcome these.

Student Volunteer: Nice

Nice has been volunteering for Guideposts at our Community Mental Health Hub in Watford, Henry Smith House, since 2019. We spoke to Nice about her experience with us.

Personal Connection

Many of our in-person groups have been meeting again in the last few weeks, and it’s wonderful to make personal connections again.

Real-life Tips to help with a Diagnosis of Dementia

June gave a talk to Guideposts Dementia Carers Group in April about what to do on diagnosis of dementia, where she highlighted these tips from her own experience.

Better Connected Service Unites Ambitious Fundraising Couple

Meet Julian and Dawn, an amazing couple who don’t shy away from a challenge! They met via Better Connected, the...

Mental Illness – the by-product of evolutionary changes?

In our final guest blog for Mental Health Awareness Week Carole explains how being prone to mental illness may genetic in a similar way to some physical illnesses.

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