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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


The Waiting Room gathers speed in Birmingham

The Waiting Room (TWR) Resource Key provides an alternative approach to taking control of our own health and well-being – it does this by providing a virtual bridge between services Read More


TWR Resource Key

The Waiting Room Resource Key – A mobile friendly directory for services across Birmingham. We are mobile friendly and work with all devices, from handheld…


The Phenomenon of Suicide MM Through The Gates

Suicide is one of the last big taboos’ in modern day society; a phenomenon that affects so many people in our communities in so many ways and yet has not…


360 People Brings Solutions

Times are hard. Organisations are having to tighten their financial belts but are still expected to deliver best quality services to the greatest number of people. To make this happen, delivery agencies have…

Connecting Community Networks

Connecting Community Networks

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 harder still.

Suicide Prevention

So let’s face the facts as we know them….

Men are struggling. They find it hard to engage with existent mainstream health and social care services and often would prefer to suffer in silence than seek help.

National Suicide Prevention

NSPA National Suicide Prevention Alliance

Since our last newsletter Forward for Life, Common Unity, Nottingham City Council, Think2Speak and Suicide Bereavement UK have joined the NSPA


The key ambassadors of #suicideprevention

Common Unity attended the Zero Suicide event, this event provided information on the Zero Suicide approach and considered how it could be implemented locally.


Help Before We Know We Need It?

Guest Writer for ManMade // Pete Trainor   It’s been a week since ManMade | The Conference at Himley Hall nr. Dudley there’s been a lot to think about.


ManMade | The Conference

We hope you have your ticket ready for Man Made the Conference June 13th 2016! with just 4 days to go, there are very limited spaces available…


Accessing information anywhere

Common Unity have developed the very first mobile support directory, giving its user direct access to support services anywhere. 


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 harder still.


The digital age of mobile technology

Accessing information to specific services can be difficult at the best of times. In modern day life, digital technology plays an increasing  role in ensuring up to date  information is at our fingertips. 


Why not download a copy of the ManMade news issue one

Why not download a copy of the ManMade news issue one or better yet visit the manmade.org.uk #ukManMade Newsletter Download the full version of the ManMade newsletter here Why no


Our very own: Common Unity Presentation

Common Unity Social Enterprise Is a Health and Social Care organisation specialising in working on mental health and well-being with ‘hard to reach’ communities.


Men and Suicide theres no strength in silence

Suicide kills 6500 people across the UK each year. Three quarters of all suicides are by men. Benefit Streets’ Dee Kelly talks to Birmingham based Forward For Life


BBC Dan Kelly Talks about suicide in the West Midlands

BBC West Midlands 95.6 presenter Dan Kelly talks about suicide within your communities and ways of preventing them with the help of Common Unity…


BBC One Healthy Conversations

Common Unity were approached by the Royal Society for Public Health to be highlighted as a best practice example of an organisation that empowers communities


Suicide Prevention Raises Money For Local Charity

  Suicides devastate communities and supporting those bereaved by suicide is a mammoth task in its own right.      With over 6000 people each year taking their own lives Read More


What we do to prevent suicide

What we do to prevent suicide in the United Kingdom   A brief insight into the work of Forward For Life and Common Unity Social Enterprise through the suicide prevention Read More


Suicide Prevention in Sandwell

Sandwell Borough Council have commissioned Common Unity to help them achieve a suicide safer community. Over the next 3 years Common Unity


BBC WM 95.6 Topic of Suicide

Common Unity & Forward For Life speak live on BBC WM 95.6 on the topic of suicide and suicide prevention.    Common Unity, Forward For Life and Time to Change Read More


The Pamper Zone by Common Unity

The Pamper Zone // Pampering Zone Face painting // Barbers and Hair Styling // Hair Braiding // Nail Art // Head and Shoulder Massage // Mehndi / Henna The Pamper Zone is a Read More


The CDW Journey Video Podcast

  The video explains the partnership of Common Unity and Birmingham Mind for the development of the Community Development workers (CDWs) , How the CDWs work, the Assets and community Read More


Seasons Greetings From Common Unity

Seasons Greetings From Common Unity It's that time of year again, we hope you have had a fantastic year so far, this is a little look back on a small Read More


CDW Journey – Testimonies

A handful of testimonies that talk about first hand experience of the CDW service and how it has benefited there communities and them selfs. Working on our own skills, and those Read More


Making Well being a reality in Birmingham

Download the Flyer here edgebaston flyer In 2014 Common Unity and Birmingham Mind, Aided the CDWs (Community Development workers) in the Making well being a reality conferance. The Concerence will highlight the Read More


URBRUM ISSUE 3 OUT NOW

Common Unity has continued to work in partnership with young people to develop the URBRUM project which is now one of the leading young people programmes across the city of Read More


The 5th anniversary of Common Unity

Caron Thompson of Common Unity Giving an overview of the last 5 years of being established. This includes aims, achievements, projects partners and future plans.   Common Unity Social Enterprise is a Read More

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