Epilepsy Futures

Merry Christmas to our readers!

      Canvas bags hand painted by Group 5 and Peer Mentors   Tomorrow is the end of Week 5 for Group 5 of Epilepsy Connections.   We will return in the New Year on 7th January with blocks of sessions designed to spot negative thinking patterns and discussing ways in...

Welcome Group 5

  Group 5 embarked on their “Epilepsy Futures” journey on 12th November, and will be together for five weeks before Christmas. This five week period includes a visit to the City of Glasgow College to speak with the Learning Support staff, a Memory workshop Resilience...

Goodbye Group 4!

On 23rd October Group 4 had their graduation event. They invited the peer mentors to join them in celebrating their time with us. A couple of people brought relatives to see them graduate, and it was a positive though emotional experience for everyone. Our original...

Thanks for voting!

Epilepsy Futures outside the Scottish Parliament entrance, 8th October 2019 Representatives from Epilepsy Futures Group 4 travelled through to Edinburgh on the afternoon of 8th October. We attended the Self- Management Awards ceremony at the Scottish Parliament. The...

Don’t create a drama out of a crisis!

Photos courtesy of Sharon Miller, Joyworks Group 4 have just finished a series of sessions with Sharon Miller of Joy Works Using drama techniques, Sharon has helped the group think about scenarios when they find it hard to express their own views in an assertive...

As you think, so you become…

The Future, by Caitlin McG Epilepsy Future’s strap line is “an opportunity to see life differently”, and we chose it to capture what we hoped would be the experience of anyone taking part. Our participants usually join us at a point in time where they are struggling...

“The Power of Vulnerability”

Caitlin and her poem This week we have been finishing off the all too brief run of sessions facilitated by our friends Erin and Emma from “Write to Recovery” On Wednesday the session focused on  vulnerability.  To spark discussion we watched a video of a TED...

“Surviving & Recovery”

  On Thursday 4th July Erin from Write to Recovery joined the group for the first of five sessions this month. In their own words “Write to Recovery” say the following about the process they use with community groups around Scotland. Write Your Way to Recovery...

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info@epilepsyconnections.org.uk

0141 248 4125

Suites 129-134
Baltic Chambers
50 Wellington Street
Glasgow
G2 6HJ