Tag: mental health

New online resource for mental health problems

City leads way with groundbreaking approach to mental health information and support From today, World Mental Health Day 2016, people in Leeds will have access to a new and innovative resource for information, support and advice about mental health, including access to 24/7 crisis support. MindWell (www.mindwell-leeds.org.uk) is a new online

Self help group for young people mental health issues

A new group offering ‘peer support’ is being set up by and for young people suffering from mental health issues. Celine Bickerdike approached Middleton-based charity Health For All with the idea after suffering herself. “After I left school, I hoped to work in the political field, but a number of

Complex needs project seeks peer mentors

The WY-FI (West Yorkshire Finding Independence) project – which aims to help people with multiple and complex needs to access services and support they need to overcome issues associated with mental ill health, re-offending behaviour, homelessness and problematic substance misuse – has announced that it is seeking applications/Expressions of Interest

Reflections from Cottingley

Amplify Leeds travelled to Cottingley Community Centre to talk to people about their local narratives; the themes that emerged centred on nurturing people and the environment, groundedness and sharing and exchange. The questions asked included how can we nurture and support people who experience poor physical and mental health in