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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
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
Advertisement Advertisement 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
New peer support group launching for Preston 18-30s facing depression

PeerTalk leaflets A new peer support group for young adults facing depression, anxiety or similar distress is launching in Preston. The group, which is aimed at adults aged around 18 to 30, […]

2 years ago
How this new group is telling Preston’s men it’s okay not to be okay

Man looking sad Pic: engin akyurt from Pixabay A newly-formed group is offering one-to-one and group sessions to help Preston’s men manage their mental health. Menhear was formed in April 2019 by William Killeen. The non-profit organisation’s mission […]

2 years ago
How this group covered 360 miles around Preston Docks for mental health awareness

Mental Health Marathon participants Pic: Tracy Jackson A charity event for mental health has seen participants cover 360 miles-worth of laps around Preston Docks and raise hundreds of pounds for charity. The Mental Health Marathon was planned […]

2 years ago
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