The Women’s Organisation is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced organisations that will add value to a Mental Health and Wellbeing Partnership being developed to respond to the current competitive call for the £15m Tampon Tax Fund.
The intention is to develop an innovative collaborative to focus on the Mental Health and Wellbeing category within the call. The Women’s Organisation wants to hear from organisations that promote mental wellbeing and deliver preventative mental illness interventions targeting vulnerable and disadvantaged women and girls that are not currently being delivered within mainstream provision.
Consider the following criteria, set out by the commissioner of the Tampon Tax Fund when responding to this Expression of Interest, and how your organisation could contribute to one or more of the following:
- Providing new services not currently commissioned locally or nationally
- New approaches to existing services already provided
- Improving understanding and response to mental health issues, such as through research, to build the evidence base and capability-building projects
- Responding to new challenges, such as those posed through technology, digital innovation or the internet
- Promote mental health awareness and wellbeing with individuals and challenge stigma
- Reduce mortality for those with mental health problems including suicide and self-harm prevention and comorbid mental health and substance and/or alcohol misuse
- Promote new models of provision and/or the integration of services across hospital, community, primary and social care
- Include new innovations in digital provision
- Offer community based provision and providing interventions in alternative settings outside hospital, including crisis care
- Promote better mental health in the workplace
- Offer new approaches to girls and young women’s (16-25 year olds) mental health
- Harness the internet and social media to improve mental health wellbeing and demonstrate how they align with Government priorities on mental health, including the Five Year Forward View for Mental, Future in Mind and the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Green Paper
Deadline: Wednesday 11 January 2018, 12noonBack to blog