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Marvin Rees joins City Partners in pledge to tackle homelessness

13 October 2016

Action on homelessness needs to be taken now before the winter hits, and for the longer term, the Mayor told a packed breakfast debate in Bristol on Thursday 29 September.

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Terry takes to the airwaves about OCD

13 October 2016

Second Step’s very own Terry Starr has been open about living with OCD to raise awareness of the issue. This weekend he is taking to the airwaves on South Bristol’s BASE Radio in a special edition of the “Second Step Recovery Tunes” show.

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Bristol’s new community rehabilitation service hits the airwaves

12 July 2016

Bristol Mental Health’s Community Rehabilitation team took to the airwaves on Saturday 9 July to talk about the service’s first year.

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Inspectors rate Bristol mental health service good in all areas

7 June 2016

Bristol Community Rehabilitation Service was really pleased to be rated good in a recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission.

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Volunteering celebration

Celebrating volunteers and the wonderful work they do supporting some of Bristol’s great causes

2 June 2016

Seven voluntary sector organisations will celebrate the great work done by their volunteers at a special event in Bristol’s Brunswick Square tomorrow, Friday 3 June at 12.30pm.

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Strong relationships are key to better mental health and wellbeing

9 May 2016

Mental health survivor Dean has learnt as much as he can about his mental health issues so he can live his life to the full. Dean says his relationship with his Second Step support worker Rachel is key.

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