Social benefit and personal wellbeing
You don’t have to have a mental health problem to come to our Open Doors. If you’re feeling a bit isolated, need to get out the house, or meet people if you’re new to the area, then it’s a good place to find some friendly cheery chat over coffee and cakes and to make new friends. You’ll always be made very welcome.
Mental health information and mutual self help
Many of the Ewen’s Room committee members and regular session participants have direct experience of dealing with mental illness, either for themselves, or helping a family member or friend. Consequently, they are familiar with the sources of professional and voluntary sector help available in our area. This can be helpful and comforting for someone who finds him or herself having to deal with such problems for the first time. It can often be much easier as a first step to explore such issues in a relaxed atmosphere over a cup of tea, than to go through things in a more formal environment.
This is the first of our Meet The Team series. First up is Hugh Asher, our Volunteer Coordinator. As a local organisatio…
Building Natural Capital
The Building Natural Capital Project is a collaboration between Ewen’s Room and the Buzz Project - Find out more.
Ewen's Room is running a six-session workshop that will look to develop skills to empower individuals and our community …