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There’s a ‘safe space’ 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 […]

3 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 […]

4 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 help promote positive mental health. One in Four Film Festival will return for its 12th year. It will take place […]

4 years ago
Preston mum opens up on post-natal depression and what she’s doing about it

Preston mum Jess Johnson A Preston mum has done something amazing to help those contemplating suicide stay upbeat. Jess Johnson, mother-of-two, has painted a series of heartfelt messages of love and […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Mental health unit opened at Royal Preston Hospital

Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Paul Melling Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Paul Melling Help for those with mental health problems has been added to Royal Preston Hospital. Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust has brought in the Arkwright […]

5 years ago
Mental health services in Preston struggling to cope as appointments cancelled

Those needing help are being urged to call a mental health helpline Pic: David Goehring Preston’s mental health teams are struggling to cope as demand for their services increases after Christmas. Outpatients were told on Tuesday there would be no appointments for the next week […]

6 years ago
Preston’s 7th International Film Festival at UCLan

Preston film fans are in for a treat this October. The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), celebrating its seventh annual film festival, will be promoting mental health awareness at the […]

9 years ago
Local campaigners rally against closure of mental health unit

Angry local campaigners rallied against the planned closure of the Avondale Unit at the Flag Market on Saturday. The rally, planned by Save the Avondale For Everyone (SAFE), protested against the […]

12 years ago
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