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Posts Tagged ‘Mental health

William at the Oasis

February 24, 2014

He’s there almost every day by the Oasis. Almost always smiling. Almost always engaging with anyone who passes by. Almost always talking some kind of good natured nonsense. And, his voice carries, so you can usually hear him from a fair distance as you approach. William  is a customer of the Oasis – a café […]

Crazy? Or crushed spirits?

May 23, 2011

Just over a week ago I gave a talk for a mental health charity in north London. I was asked to talk on the topic of dealing with conflict to a group of about fifty service users. They had come for their regular Friday evening get together to have some food, a cup of tea and […]