Richmond Fellowship News

Below you’ll find all the latest news from Richmond Fellowship. For comment, interviews, case studies or information on our latest news, journalists can contact Richmond Fellowship’s Communications and Marketing team on communications@richmondfellowship.org.uk or phone 020 7697 3364.


World Suicide Prevention Day – A personal story

This World Suicide Prevention Day we hear from a member of our Life Links staff about their recovery journey, the support they got to overcome suicidal thoughts and their work now to support others. My experience with mental health started long before I was a volunteer at Life Links. As a child, I grew up […]

Big White Wall: New name, continued support

We are excited to announce that our partners at Big White Wall are re-naming. The service, which is available for free to all of our staff, people we support and volunteers provides a safe online community to support your mental health, 24/7. Big White Wall has undergone significant transformation in past few years, and they […]

Pride at Recovery Focus

“No Pride for some of us without liberation for all of us” – Micah Bazant Katie Howlen, HR Shared Services Coordinator in People & Organisation Development, gives a short history on the background of Pride month and why it is still important today. June marks Pride Month, usually, a cause for celebration but circumstances feel […]

What do our volunteers do? The day in the life of a Peer Mentor

Our volunteers cover a range of vital roles in Richmond Fellowship. Georgia, a Peer Mentor, tells us a little bit about her time as a volunteer. A day in the life of a Peer Mentor at Richmond Fellowship Hi I’m Georgie and I’m a Peer Mentor for Richmond Fellowship at our Hammersmith and Fulham Employment […]

What do our volunteers do? Be-friender

Hi I’m Robin and I’m a befriender at Richmond Fellowship’s Hammersmith and Fulham Employment and Wellbeing service. To be a befriender you need four things: empathy, charisma, commitment and passion. Oh and you have to be a good listener! Most befrienders will spend 1-2 hours a week volunteering, but this can increase as you become […]