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Aug 19, 2018

Write to Recovery is celebrating four years in 2018.

Erin Crombie (Group work facilitator) and John McCormack (Project Manager) from the Scottish Recovery Network give an update on the project four years on.

We also hear from Audrey and Dorothea, who share their experiences of using Write to Recovery.

Music Credit: Make...


May 30, 2018

Building the future: shaping our social work identity newly qualified social worker conference was held on 31 May 2018 in Edinburgh. Delivered with the University of Edinburgh (in partnership with the Higher Education Heads of Social Work Group), Iriss, Scottish Social Services Council, the Scottish Association of...


Mar 20, 2018

See Me is Scotland's Programme to tackle mental health stigma and discrimination. It is funded by Scottish Government and Comic Relief and is managed by SAMH and The Mental Health Foundation.

Michael McEwan speaks to Nick Jedrzejewski, Communications Manager about the various campaigns the Programme leads on....


Oct 2, 2017

Michael McEwan speaks to Richard Warden, the film lead, about the 2017 Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (10-29 October).

Music Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free


Mar 9, 2017

Iriss.fm recently spoke to Kirsty Wilson from Alzheimer Scotland about two upcoming events in 2017: their annual conference and the national Dementia Awards. She also tells us about some of the exciting work being undertaken by Alzheimer Scotland this year.

Music Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free