Innovation Project Newsletter – December 2020

Welcome to the second edition of CAWT’s cross border Innovation Recovery Project newsletter. Innovation Recovery Project eZine – December 2020 This issue features news and updates on the pilot of their ‘Staying Connected’ online educational support programme for students and their Winter Wellness Programme 2020. You can keep up to date on the work of our Innovation Recovery Project Team via Facebook and Twitter. For information on CAWT’s Innovation Recovery Project contact Cathy McCloskey, Project Manager, email: cathy.mccloskey2@westerntrust.hscni.net.

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Keeping Connected During Times of Crisis

At the beginning of lockdown, experts warned physical and mental wellbeing was likely to be severely impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic. This prompted the Innovation Recovery Project, a cross-border mental health education initiative, to adapt its services and switch to free online and interactive learning. The Project, which uses a ‘lived experience’ learning approach to helping people improve their mental health and wellbeing has ran over 69 courses since the COVID-19 lockdown. John Meehan, Project Chair of the Innovation Recovery Project explains why making the move to online delivery during the pandemic was vital, “Looking after your mental health by […]

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