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August 2023 – September 2023 : Mental health

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Guide to anxiety

Anxiety can be common in people experiencing homelessness and disadvantages including dependence on drugs, alcohol or experiencing trauma such as abuse. Groundswell staff have advice on what anxiety is and how to treat it

Information hub

Get to know the Hub, a project run by The Simon Community and in partnership with City of Glasgow College. Students are offered the chance to learn a variety of important skills, in a supportive, educational space. Written by staff at The Simon Community

Issue 145: Missing People
This month's Missing People appeal.
Renter reform recap

The Renters Reform Bill was finally published in the Spring. Our writer details what comes next and how the Bill will impact people. By Jamie McGowan


News in Brief 145: Aug – Sep 2023

Our bi-monthly round up of what's been happening...


Breaking bread

Words on working in outreach and seeing the link between homelessness and mental health, as well as the importance of cooperation between grassroots outreach groups. By Emdad Rahman

Lost in music

A deep dive into the music soundtracking our writer’s day-to-day. What does it mean and how does it relate to mental health?
By Chris Sampson

Making community home

A few words on communities new and old, and what it means to feel part of one. By Mat Amp


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Your voice

Book club

Ready yourselves for new reading material, as the Pavement previews two new titles centred on experiences of homelessness and mental health problems

Family affair

When a family member is suffering, people can go above and beyond to provide support and succour, even when dealing with their own problems. Story and poem by Sophie Dianne

Issue 145: Comics

Comics and cartoons from our amazing contributors