Over the past few months we have been working on a short film “Volunteering Changes Lives” which is now complete and available to view
The film is a celebration of 30 years’ work by VCE’s Health & Wellbeing Team. It is an inspiring and powerful account of how volunteering has assisted a number of people to overcome the barriers & discrimination which accompany mental illness and disability. All are volunteers with local charities, supporting the delivery of services – being a helper rather than always being helped.
We are grateful to film maker Mariola Gracia for her commitment and endless patience in working with us on this project and to NHS Lothian (Strategic Mental Health & Wellbeing Programme) for their financial support.
- Craig Turner – 8 October 2014