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City Hall event – January 2019
City Hall London and the Thames River
Our Time are delighted to announce that we will be hosting an event in partnership with the Mayor of London’s Office on 30 January 2019.
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Our Time to host a special interest group
Association of Child and Adolescent Mental Health logo
This special interest group, awarded by the Association of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, will increase awareness in professional circles about the impact of parents' mental illness on children.
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Plymouth study trip
Our Time colleagues join Stoke Damerel Community College staff in a group photo
The Our Time team were in Plymouth with colleagues from Germany, as part of a study tour, visiting Stoke Damerel Community College and the Plymouth Excellence Cluster, which pioneered the first ever KidsTime hub in the country.
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Parental mental illness masterclass
Family discussion with two adults and two children on a sofa
In October, we ran a masterclass in partnership with the Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health to help identify children affected by parental mental illness and how best to support them.
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#BeingSeenAndHeard campaign success
Alan Cooklin and Alastair Campbell
Our Time's campaign launch at the House of Commons, sponsored by Dr Lisa Cameron MP, Luciana Berger MP and Norman Lamb MP, was very well attended by politicians, policymakers and many others
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#BeingSeenAndHeard campaign launch
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Today, Our Time launches its ‘Being Seen and Heard’ campaign and petition, calling for recognition and support for the 3.4 million children and young people affected by parental mental illness.
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David Dimbleby joins Our Time as a patron
We are delighted to welcome broadcaster and journalist, David Dimbleby, as a patron to Our Time. You can read more about him on our Patrons page.
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Irene’s Ghost – a film about postpartum psychosis
Inspired by the birth of his own daughter, director Iain Cunningham sets out to discover the truth about what happened to his mother Irene, who passed away when he was just three, and who has remained a mystery to him all these years.
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Our Time awarded Big Lottery Fund grant
We are delighted to announce we have been awarded a Big Lottery Fund grant. These funds will be used to develop research into the need for KidsTime Workshops in the east London area.
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Why Our Time?
We’re thrilled to reveal our new name and branding as well as this wonderful new website created by Chloe Roach and Wired Canvas. But why did we change?
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Ambeya’s fundraising adventure
Sahara Desert
We are delighted to hear that one of our young ambassadors, Ambeya Begum, is doing more fundraising for Our Time this year. She will be participating in a sponsored trek across the Sahara Desert to raise £2000 for the charity.
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