Expert on mental illness reveals her own fight

The Power of Rescuing Others: Marsha Linehan

Lanarkshire Recovery Stories

Reflections on Recovery: Stories Shared to Inspire Hope and Promote Recovery from Mental Health Problems

This DVD premiered in Hamilton during the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival. The Lanarkshire Recovery Network, worked jointly with the Scottish Recovery Network to produce this DVD, which was filmed in Lanarkshire capturing 4 individual recovery stories to provide a real life example that recovery can and does happen. If you would like a copy and guarantee to use and share it please contact or to view on-line please see below or visit the Scottish Recovery Network Website.

Pray as you go

This is a Jesuit Media Initiative.

Pray-as-you-go can be downloaded free from this website in either MP3 or WMA (Windows Media Audio) format. The WMA files are slightly smaller but saved at a lower quality.

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Retreat Centres in the UK

Retreats offer the benefit of getting away from the stresses and strains of everyday life.

Buddist meditation and retreat centres in the UK offer the benefit of getting away from the stresses and strains of everyday life by providing a space in which to return a sense of self, calm, and normality. The form and style of retreat varies but generally they provide the opportunity to be in a quiet environment often with some form of meditation practice.

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Scottish Recovery Network: Stories

Thoughts and stories of recovery that inspire hope and challenge preconceptions.

Personal stories of recovery can inform and inspire people with experience of mental health problems, carers and service providers alike. Learning about other people’s experiences can also help to challenge misconceptions. Stories offer hints and techniques on recovery and recognise the fact that people in recovery are experts by experience, stating very clearly that people can and do recover.

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Martin Stepek - What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is a set of practices which deepens a person’s sense of well-being, focus and fulfillment.

Mindfulness involves learning to notice more clearly and consciously what is occurring in the present moment, with an attitude of openness, non-judgment and acceptance.

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Riveting and inspirational talks by remarkable people on the subject of mental health and other issues. Free to the world.

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The Retreat Association

The Retreat Association is a national Christian organisation set up to help people find ways of exploring and deepening their journey with God through spirituality and prayer.

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Spirituality Resources