Entries by Paul Boden

Charity scheme tackles mental health and homelessness

A national mental health charity is launching a new service alongside Wiltshire Council to prevent people with mental health issues in Wiltshire becoming homeless. The Community Housing Support Service is a joint project between Richmond Fellowship, the national charity making mental health recovery a reality, and Wiltshire Council with the aim of preventing people with […]

Charity goes back to it’s roots to run half marathon

Staff members from Richmond Fellowship have pledged to raise money and awareness by taking the charity back to its place of birth and running a half marathon. Theresa Breakspear and Helen O’Connell, both employees of Richmond Fellowship, the national charity making mental health recovery reality, are raising money and awareness for the people they support, by […]

Richmond Fellowship and NHS team up to run recovery college

Richmond Fellowship has teamed up with the local NHS Trust in Durham to expand the range of courses on offer at the recovery college to educate people in Durham about mental health and reduce the stigma surrounding it. The two organisations are expanding the range of courses on offer at the highly successful Arch Recovery College […]

Richmond Fellowship narrowly misses out on crisis award

Richmond Fellowship’s crisis care services narrowly missed out on a national award following the launch of services in Leicestershire and West Sussex. The Mental Health Provider’s Forum (MHPF) voluntary sector awards recognise achievement across the mental health sector and Richmond Fellowship’s Crisis services were shortlisted in the crisis care category. Christine Lawrence, locality manager for Richmond Fellowship […]

Mental health charity forum champions inclusion

Almost 100 people attended Richmond Fellowship group’s forum ‘working together to promote recovery’ at the Foresight Centre in Liverpool on Tuesday 31st March. The forum was an opportunity for people who use Richmond Fellowship services to meet and talk about mental health recovery, take part in workshops and discuss and shape the organisations’ strategy for engaging with […]

Enrich awards recognise mental health service successes

Richmond Fellowship celebrates ENRICH achievement awards Richmond Fellowship has released the winners of its annual Enrich awards, recognising successes in providing outstanding mental health services across the country. The ENRICH awards stand for Enabling, Networking, Respect, Inclusion, Community and Hope, with each category representing one of Richmond Fellowship’s organisational values or an important aspect of the way they […]

Charity marks year of conversations tackling mental health stigma

Richmond Fellowship is marking over 1,000 conversations tackling mental health stigma in a year with an afternoon of music and entertainment in Dorset. Richmond Fellowship, the national charity making mental health recovery a reality, teamed up with Time to Change to launch the ‘Face 2 Face’ project in Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole last year. Since […]