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Ashton mental health service lands award for eating disorder programme

Mental health service Breathe Therapies has won an award for a programme that helps people with eating disorders. The Ashton-on-Ribble service won the 2021 Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) […]

9 months ago
Walton-le-Dale nursing student to compete in World’s Strongest Woman competition

A UCLan nursing student will this week compete in the World’s Strongest Woman competition in Florida. Rebecca Crumpsty, 38, is heading to The Official Strongman Games in Daytona Beach to […]

9 months ago
UCLan to deliver new mental health programme for LGBTQ+ students

The rainbow flag is the global symbol for the LGBT community Pic: torbakhopper The government has chosen UCLan to deliver a mental health programme to the university’s LGBTQ+ community. Led by UCLan’s Creative Innovation Zone, the university will deliver the Creative Mental Health […]

9 months ago
Ribbleton psychotherapist lands shortlist nomination for bereavement book

A Ribbleton psychotherapist has landed an awards nomination for a book covering grief and bereavement. Angi Dixon, who currently lives in the West of Ireland with her family, is a […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement ‘Being Human’ art exhibition to be hosted by UCLan and local mental health facilities

Students and mental health service users are joining forces to display their creative work at an upcoming free art exhibition at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Being Human will […]

10 months ago
100-length swimming challenge raises funds for Preston mental health service

Two fundraisers swam over 100 lengths of their local pool to raise funds for mental health service Holland House. On 16 September, Lisa Quigley and Donna Nolan swam the distance […]

10 months ago
Fulwood Scarecrow Trail returns to raise funds for mental health charities

Some of the scarecrows on display Fulwood residents will descend on Crafty Beggars Ale House later this month to start the second annual Fulwood Scarecrow Trail. Organised by community Facebook group We are Fulwood, the annual […]

10 months ago
Preston’s social workers set up group to support local men

Prior to the pandemic, in February 2020, social work colleagues Sarah Burke and Hazel Atherton from the Community Mental Health Team in Preston had the idea of forming a network […]

10 months ago
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