Fitting in very nicely during EDAW 2017, NEEDS(Scotland) were invited by Banchory Academy to their Wellbeing Fayre on Tuesday 28th February. We spent the afternoon stamping pupil “passports” as they made their way round the various stands. This was a novel way to make sure they engaged with all the stallholders. It gave us ample […]
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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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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!
NEEDS Arts & Craft Group Tuesday 11th October 7-9pm Free Admission All group members and carers welcome Art Room M5 Rosemount Community Centre Belgrave Terrace Aberdeen AB25 2NS
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]