The annual awareness event on 10 October saw the national charities’ Chorley community service team up with a local choir to stage a ‘Flash Mob Choir’ in the town centre involving over 100 people. Read more
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 specialist training provider in the health and social care sector. Read more
People living with mental health problems have been given the chance to take to the stage and talk about their experiences as part of an evening of comedy to raise awareness for World Mental Health day.
Richmond Fellowship, the national charity making mental health recovery reality, has teamed up with the organisers of the annual Liverpool Comedy Festival to run the event tackling mental health stigma.
Feeling Funny, an evening of comedy held in the city on Thursday 8th October, is the culmination of a project where people living with mental health problems have undertaken work shops in writing and performing comedy.
On Sunday 16 August, Newsham Park Liverpool will play host to a FREE community event to promote positive mental health and wellbeing and encourage members of the public to become more active.
Liverpool Community Health (LCH) NHS Trust is part of the Be Creative Network which includes Richmond Fellowship’s Our Time Project, Opening Up (the mental health through cricket project), Imagine Mental Health, Pets and Pals and the Time to Change Network.
Richmond Fellowship, the national charity making mental health recovery a reality, will be manning a stall at the Liverpool Loves Wellbeing Festival on Liverpool Pier Head to discuss mental health and challenge stigma.
Men’s mental health is a key area of campaigning for organisations like Richmond Fellowship.
Research * shows a great disparity in the ways men and women approach mental ill health or dealing with a mental health crisis with women more likely to turn to others for help or access services from their GP.
For Men’s Health Week we’re drawing attention to men who live with mental health problems.
Our Time, Richmond Fellowship’s time banking scheme in Liverpool, has been awarded a national quality mark by Timebanking UK.
The quality mark demonstrates our service is meeting Timebanking UK’s recommended best practices and has been awarded to us for the next three years.
Time banking is an exchange and sharing of skills and the only currency is time. The time bank is made up of members who receive one credit for every hour they give to the bank. The members earn their credits by providing services to members and spend their credits by buying services from other members.
Time banking promotes social inclusion and empowers individuals by making the members feel valued as they are able to share their skills with others and learn new skills themselves. Find out more about our service.