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New Vacancy at FDAMH!

If you’re a highly skilled mental health practitioner seeking a challenging, rewarding and pivotal role within a supportive team, then our vacancy for a part-time Immediate Help Initial Assessment Officer might be the job for you!

Our new practitioner will provide vital support in our community helping people, often at a time of emotional crisis, to find a positive way forward.

Find out more on our jobs page!

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22/07/2021 at 5:14 pm


Have your say on local mental health support – it’s quick and easy!

FDAMH has launched a brief, anonymous survey with Falkirk Community Planning Partnership to get some feedback on how local services can better support people experiencing mental ill-health in the area.

Your experiences are very valuable to us, and we would love to hear your opinion.

This short survey is completely voluntary and anonymous, you can withdraw from it at any point. Your answers may be as long or as short as you like, we hugely appreciate any feedback you can give!

To complete the survey go to: https://forms.office.com/r/byfHYJtZnD

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15/07/2021 at 3:46 pm


Did you know you can now self-refer to our personal development courses?

We run a variety of courses throughout the year, all of which have been developed to give participants the opportunity to learn about their mental health, increase their self-awareness and learn self-management skills. If can often also be a nice opportunity to meet people going through similar experiences in a supportive environment.

You can refer to:

Positive Wellbeing – In this 8 session course we look at stress, anxiety, panic, depression, self-esteem & assertiveness. The aim being for participants to gain knowledge, skills and the ability to manage their wellbeing.

Promoting Better Sleep – Learn to change thoughts and behaviours that inhibit sleep and set personal goals that will enable a more restorative and rejuvenating sleep.

Improving Self-esteem & Communications – In this 8 session course gain knowledge, skills and the ability to increase your self-esteem, self-compassion and personal communication.

CBT for Anxiety – Gain knowledge of anxiety, develop self-awareness and learn to apply practical cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques to identify, monitor and manage your anxiety.

Seasons for Growth – In this course we bring the cycle of loss and grief to life through the seasons. We aim to help individuals to work through the process of moving on and come out of the other side stronger and ready to take charge of the changes in their life. The course is suitable for those affected by any type of loss or change.

You can refer yourself to any of these courses here www.fdamh.org.uk/refer-yourself.

Tag: Mental Health
10/06/2021 at 8:14 pm


Closed on Wednesday 16th June 2021

Join us on social on our birthday

The 16th of June is our ‘formal’ 40th birthday! Services will be closed so that all of the team can join in with our day of events.

Celebrations at FDAMH will be low key due to the pandemic, but the good news is we’re celebrating our 40th all year and hope to organise an in-person celebration after restrictions are lifted – so you can share some birthday cake with us then!

In the meantime, please follow our social media channels on the 16th June, we will be sharing our celebrations including the dedication of our Activity Room in memory of Joyce Cottle, who was the driving force behind the creation of FDAMH all those years ago.

Our staff will be out and about on a fundraising challenge and looking for your support and we’ll be sharing some lovely birthday messages from some well-known faces!

We really hope our day will raise community awareness of FDAMH and the support available to people and families struggling with mental health issues – so please do share our posts on social media!

A big thank you to the organisations that are supporting our various birthday schemes including MacDonald Inchyra Hotel & Spa, Marshalls Family Bakers, Bonnyview Nursery, Gartinny Nursery, Bellsdyke Hospital Horticultural Unit, Morrisons and Asda!

When we’re closed you are very welcome to leave a voicemail message with your contact details, or you can refer yourself online at www.fdamh.org.uk/refer/

You can also get help from:
NHS 24 – 111
Samaritans – 113 123
Breathing Space – 0800 83 85 87

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08/06/2021 at 5:05 pm


Your chance to win afternoon tea for two!

We’re delighted to offer the chance to win a fantastic prize of afternoon tea for two at MacDonald Inchyra Hotel & Spa as part of our 40th birthday celebrations. We can’t think of a better way to spend an afternoon than with good company and delicious treats!

You can get your entry by popping along to our Birthday Raffle Page on Just Giving.

How it works

  • Donate £4 or more to enter. Each separate donation counts as one entry. Entrants must be at least 16 years old.
  • The raffle will be drawn at random from all entries on our birthday (16th June).
  • The winner will be contacted using the details they provide when purchasing the raffle ticket.

You make a difference!

Every penny raised helps to make a difference and support those in our community, thank you!

All money raised from the raffle will go towards FDAMH’s work in supporting people in the Falkirk and District community who are experiencing mental ill health and help.

Good luck everyone!

*The voucher has kindly been donated by MacDonald Inchyra Hotel & Spa a and can be reclaimed before November 2021. Please note that no cash alternative will be given. Terms and conditions apply to the use of voucher.

The person responsible for the raffle is:
Rachael Stupart, FDAMH, The Victoria Centre, 173 Victoria Road, Falkirk FK2 7AU. Telephone: 01324 671600

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02/06/2021 at 10:57 am