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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 Prestonā€™s men itā€™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 Prestonā€™s men manage their mental health. Menhear was formed in April 2019 by William Killeen. The non-profit organisationā€™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
Silence to be held to remember those lost to suicide

An anti-Tommy Robinson protest is due to take place on the Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall A series of 40 second silences will be held on the Flag Market on Tuesday to remember the lives of people who have died through suicide. In 2016 Preston was […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Be a ā€˜mental health mateā€™ and join these monthly walks in Preston

Laura with two Mental Health Mates Monthly Mental Health Mates walks are taking place in Preston. Mental Health Mates is a national network of peer support groups, run by people with mental health issues, who meet […]

2 years ago
Thereā€™s a ā€˜safe spaceā€™ in Preston for people living with depression

Peer support group Pic: Pixabay/rudamese A peer support group is providing a safe space for Prestonians living with depression, anxiety or similar distress. PeerTalk in Preston is part of a UK network of volunteer-facilitated peer […]

2 years ago
New mental health services launched for mums in Preston and South Ribble

It would be a place of safety and support for mothers and their children Pic: Pixabay   It would be a place of safety and support for mothers and their children Pic: Pixabay A new mother and baby unit and outreach service for women with mental […]

3 years ago
UCLan’s annual film festival returns to help promote positive mental health

A UCLan building Pic: Tony Worrall A free annual film festival is being held by UCLan to helpĀ promote positive mental health. One in Four Film Festival will return for its 12th year. It will take place […]

3 years ago
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