• It’s my medication

    By Carmen Byrne

    Mental health, meds and making changes The 10th October marks both World Homelessness Day and World Mental Health Day, and with both talking about increasing awareness and taking action for change, it’s perfect timing to share our new work about medication and mental health.  Thanks to people sharing experiences as part of our Cause and […]

  • Shelter – Inspiring Change Manchester is looking for a Research Partner

    By Matt Johnson

    We are looking for a Research Partner Are you an individual or organisation who is passionate about the voices of people who face disadvantage, have a record of either supporting organisations to involve people in a process of transformation or developing research which promotes people’s voices – Then this could be for you! We are […]

  • Men’s Well-being Day Spring 2019

    By Matt Johnson

    Report written by Nolan Bentley It was the fourth instalment of Men’s Wellbeing day on Saturday 30/03/19 and we had planned a days bowling.  The day started at 10am with toast, croissants, coffee and hot chocolate followed by the members helping themselves to clothing provided by kind donations from Shelter staff and the community. Each […]

  • Men’s Well-being Days

    By Darren de Vally

    Jason, Nolan and some ICM Members have been putting together days focusing on Men’s Well-being.  Men have traditionally been reluctant to share their experiences around mental health and well-being and this has a huge impact on people.

  • Cause & Consequence

    By Ben Whalley

    Thursday evening (9th August 2018) saw Manchester’s people coming together to launch Cause & Consequence: peer-led research into what’s broken for those experiencing mental ill-health and homelessness and how we can work together to fix it.

  • Membership: Our Community

    By Ben Whalley

    “We break down barriers to help improve lives” – the bold statement on the front page of our programme’s website.  How we go about doing that is something that we spent time exploring in the lead up to our programme’s fifth year.

  • Involvement Coordinator – We’re Recruiting

    By Ben Whalley

    We’re recruiting someone for the varied and exciting role of Involvement Coordinator on our Big Lottery Funded programme!

  • GROW Traineeship Opportunities

    By Josh Box

    Inspiring Change Manchester (ICM) are recruiting for GROW Trainees positions to be based at the ICM hub.

  • At a Glance – February 2018

    By Tess Tainton

    This At a Glance is focusing on the work of the Manchester Homelessness Charter‘s Mental Health Action Group.

  • Remembering a Fantastic Manchester Christmas Dinner 2017

    By Ben Whalley

    Something to create a bit of warmth in the middle of a cold and damp January: Colette shares how the Manchester Christmas Dinner project used their Innovation Partnership Fund application to make the ultimate Christmas for young care leavers. “I got involved with The Christmas Dinner Project (TCD) three years ago.  My reasons for getting […]

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