Entries by Adam Lees

Richmond Fellowship awarded Employer of the Year

Richmond Fellowship was named Employer of the Year at Progress to Excellence’s Training and Education Awards, held this month in Liverpool. The national mental health charity, part of Recovery Focus, won in the category for more than 250 employees for their contribution to the communities they support through a commitment to training. Progress to Excellence is a […]

We’re appealing for volunteers in Leicester

Richmond Fellowship, the national mental health charity part of Recovery Focus, is calling upon people from all backgrounds to volunteer and support people living with mental health problems as part of volunteers’ week. We operate a community based life links service from our office in Leicester as well as a pioneering crisis house and helpline in Ratby.

Sparky’s cafe celebrates anniversary

The Mayor of Blackpool praised the efforts of a charity community café in tackling mental health stigma during its one year celebrations. Cllr. Kath Rowson, Mayor of Blackpool, joined representatives from Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust, Blackpool College and national mental health charity Richmond Fellowship to celebrate the one year anniversary of Sparky’s Café at […]

Peterborough mental health employment service grows

A national mental health charity is hosting an open day to celebrate the success of its employment services as they move into a new venue. Richmond Fellowship, part of Recovery Focus, operates an employment service in Peterborough which is hoping to increase the number of people living with mental health problems it supports through moving […]

Recovery college launches in Hampshire

A new recovery college in North East Hampshire will support people living with mental health problems to learn new skills as well as techniques to manage their mental health and wellbeing. The recovery college from Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is working alongside national mental health charity Richmond Fellowship, part of Recovery Focus, […]

New service to improve mental wellbeing in Wiltshire

We’ve launched a new ‘one stop shop’ service to support people with mental health problems in Wiltshire. The Wiltshire Recovery and Social Inclusion Service will support people living with mental health problems to improve their wellbeing through a combination of community and specialist support. It’s being funded by Wiltshire Council and NHS Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning […]