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BWWW Conference Report 2018

BRIEF BACKGROUND TO CONNECTING COMMUNITY NETWORKS As part of Birmingham and Solihull’s Connecting Community Networks Programme, Common Unity hosted the 2018 World Mental Health Day Conference in Birmingham with a Read More


The Success of The Being Well Works Well Conference 2018

“FANTASTIC CONFERENCE!!”  October 10th 2018 (World Mental Health Day) saw the “Being Well Works Well” Conference come to fruition through the leadership of Common Unity.   Its aims were to provide networking opportunities locally, regionally Read More


Connecting Community Networks

What is Connecting Community Networks All About? Life can be hard…but for some, because of particular circumstances, and more often than not, through no fault of their own, life can Read More


West Midlands Fire Service endorses TWR in keeping people Safe and Well 

I know will-power plays a big part but the support we provided via The Waiting Room Resource Key has been priceless for him.     Aston Fire Station recently shared TWR keys amongst Read More


The Key Ring That Saves Lives

At the age of 17 I knew there was something that had changed about my Auntie. The things she was saying didn’t make sense; It’s as if overnight she had Read More


Combined Brochure

HOW WE WORK Our upstream approach achieves both indirect and direct benefits for our communities, and with this in mind, we ensure that our partners, our associates and others’ working alongside us have Read More


Man Made Family Evaluation

An Evaluation of the ManMade Family Programme May 2016 The MandMade Family programme successfully supported men to be able to talk more openly about their emotions, to build their confidence and selfesteem, to Read More


MANMADE BRIEFING

A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF THE MANMADE PEER SUPPORT PROGRAMME This short briefing paper is intended for reference by health and social care decision makers in respect of 3 Peer Support Read More


TWR Resource Key – A Road To Somewhere

It's a clever way of linking people with local support with the least amount of stress, hassle or disappointment   Back in the 80's there was a song called "Road Read More


Commonunity-Our-Future-Vision

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Vanguard Issue 5

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Vanguard Issue 3

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Vanguard Issue 2

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Vanguard Issue 1

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Cohesion Consultation Event and Cohesion Programme

Cohesion Consultation Event – The Community Cohesion Programme The Community Cohesion Programme focuses on the working with all communities and front-line staff. They work to increase knowledge of mental health Read More


Breaking Silence – Mental Ill Health In The South Asian Community

BREAKING SILENCE MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS DVD Caron Thompson developed a short film about mental ill health in second generation South Asian women, which looked at cultural conflicts that can lead Read More


Connecting Community Networks

UPSTREAM SOLUTIONS FOR COMMUNITY WELLBEING Life can be hard…but for some, because of particular circumstances, and more often than not, through no fault of their own, life can be much Read More


5 Ways To Wellbeing app

The 5 way app has been designed to get people thinking about ways of using each of the Five Ways to Wellbeing by offering practical examples as well as links Read More


Beauty Shop

The Beauty Shop is a community enabling package and the sister magazine to Barbershop. Common Unity worked in partnership with the founders of Barbershop Preston and Barbershop Birmingham to develop Read More


URBRUM – Magazine

Hey everyone, want something cool?, we have just released URBRUM Magazine issue 3! Download link below: Download URBRUM Issue 3 here We have something very exciting for you, you can Read More


BVSC Update Magazine

Common Unity is a health and social care social enterprise which delivers a proactive approach to service co-ordination and development, writes founder and managing director, Caron Thompson. Common Unity was Read More


Barber Shop issue 4

The Barbershop Programme is a groundbreaking scheme in Birmingham that has a holistic, social based approach to engaging our communities, especially the youth, on the issues around mental health and Read More


Barber Shop Report

The Barbershop Programme is a groundbreaking scheme in Birmingham that has a holistic, social based approach to engaging our communities, especially the youth, on the issues around mental health and Read More


SOS Campaign

Download the document here: sos   In Britain each year, over 6000 people kill themselves; that’s 4000 more deaths per year than occur on all our roads – but unlike road Read More


The World Health Organisation (WHO) ASIST

The World Health Organisation (WHO)     knows that suicide is not being dealt with adequately because of a basic lack of awareness of suicide as a major problem and Read More


ManMade | The Conference

ManMade | The Conference Men Surviving Change in an ever Changing World June 13th 2016 Download the document here: ManMade conference Year upon year we are seeing an ever growing number of Read More


Suicide – The Biggest Elephant in the Room

“Suicide does not end the chances of life getting worse. Suicide eliminates the possibility of it ever getting better.”   The Elephants Story   Download the document here: The_Biggest_Elephant_In_The_Room     Read More


Saving Lives

Saving Lives   Download the document here saving lives     Above: The Hertforshire delegates trained in ASIST in April 2014 – This group of dedicated professionals from across the County Read More


We made the right choice

We want to be the best we can be when we deliver our suicide prevention training and our evaluations to date have always been very positive. But these evaluations had Read More

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