Entries by Heather Cassie

Music and Art as a celebration of recovery

Nadine Allan is a third year music student at Aberdeen University. She visited our group on Monday 9th January 2017 to talk to group members about creating a pro-recovery song and related art work. This is a short explanation of what is involved. We hope as many group members and carers will become involved in […]

Arts and Crafts group continues

Our Arts and Crafts group continues in Room M5 at the Rosemount Community Centre. So far we have enjoyed a “free” session using the materials provided, and also a Christmas card making session using the iris folding technique. The cards were stunning, very effective! Many thanks for Alison Lynch for sharing her time and talents […]

Christmas is coming!

Christmas and all its associated parties can be quite difficult for our group members who may find these situations really scary. We have put together some suggestions in this leaflet to help support you through the season. Please remember, that Christmas is be about the people too, especially those close to you, and perhaps those […]

Wellbeing Day 2

On Saturday October 22nd, NEEDS(Scotland) held our second Wellbeing Day at Cafe Coast, Aberdeen. The event was attended by group members from both Dundee and Aberdeen and also some former group members and carers. The workshops were on Body Image, led by Francine Dulong and Movement as Therapy part 2 led by Eveline Nicolette. Both […]

£100 for NEEDS(Scotland) funds

One of our group members valiantly ran the Baxter’s River Ness 10K race in September, raising £100 for NEEDS(Scotland). We are very appreciative of her time training and running this race and her efforts fundraising on our behalf. Thank you so much Lauren, and very well done!

Wellbeing Day 2 Saturday 22nd October 2016

Sat 22nd October 9.45 – 4pm Please Arrive at 9.30 to Register   Positive Body Image Creative Workshop Francine Dulong is an interdisciplinary performing artist who hails from Nova Scotia, Canada. She recently completed  an MA with distinction in Applied Theatre from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, holds a Double Major in […]

Wellbeing Day Saturday 3rd September 2016

This was a new venture for us suggested by one of our volunteers, and brought into life with funding awards from Aberdeen University Raising and Giving Campaign and also the Youth Philanthropy Initiative. It was held at Cafe Coast, which is a super venue for such an event, with a bright and airy room for […]

Wellbeing day

  A little bit of information about our guest speakers….. Louise Martin Louise was trained in Mindfulness under the guidance of world renowned experts Rob Nairn and Choden. As part of this training Louise has attended Meditation retreats at Buddhist Centres across Scotland and is in the final year of the Mindfulness Studies Master’s Degree […]

Rosehill TSB’s final fling!

For the past year the Rosehill Branch of the TSB have tirelessly and very inventively raised money on behalf of NEEDS(Scotland). This partnership is now at an end and today, Heather was presented with a cheque for £1838.11. This is almost double what the branch was aiming to raise, and we are absolutely delighted. We […]