mental health

Preston men encouraged to prioritise mental health this Men’s Health Week

Those needing help are being urged to call a mental health helpline Pic: David Goehring Mental health charity Lancashire Mind is encouraging men in Preston and beyond to prioritise their mental health this Men’s Health Week. In England around one in eight men have a common mental health problem and suicide represents the largest cause of death for […]

1 year ago
Mental health helpline opens 24/7 to help Prestonians with impact of coronavirus

Members of the helpline team A helpline offering advice and emotional support has been extended to be available 24/7 as Prestonians deal with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on their mental health. The helpline, […]

1 year ago
Former footballer tackles his mental health issues in talk at UCLan

Clarke and Carrie Carlisle A former professional footballer is to share his life story at a free event at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Preston-born Clarke Carlisle, who has recurrent depressive disorder and […]

1 year ago
Bamber Bridge fitness studio unveils ‘mirror of positivity’ to banish the blues

A woman writing her positive message on the mirror at the studio A Bamber Bridge fitness studio wants people to join them in writing positive messages on the studio mirror to help banish the blues. The awareness campaign has been launched at […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Royal Preston Hospital to get £2 million for specialist mental health beds

Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Paul Melling Royal Preston Hospital is due to get 11 new mental health rehabilitation beds costing £2 million. Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust is adding the beds to increase capacity […]

2 years ago
How Preston organisations are being asked to help reduce male suicides

Man looking sad Pic: engin akyurt from Pixabay Businesses and organisations across Preston are being asked to look out for their male staff and clients in order to reduce suicides. Suicide rates in Lancashire and South Cumbria are […]

2 years ago
Proud Preston: How our city has championed mental health support in 2019

Laura with two Mental Health Mates Christmas and the end of the year is always a time to reflect. We’re no different here at Blog Preston. The news we’ve covered in 2019 has included every genre […]

2 years ago
Longridge woman launches new branch of friend’s online mental health support group

Rachel and Adam A woman from Longridge has launched an online peer support group to help people facing mental health challenges. Rachel Phoenix started the Preston branch of Blackburn-based group Rise and Shine […]

2 years ago
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