The event, hosted by Richmond Fellowship, part of Recovery Focus, examined the opportunities and challenges that digital technology brings to mental health and recovery.
The annual awards scheme recognises teams that have demonstrated excellence across six categories, representing the organisation’s values: Enabling, Networking Respect, Inclusion, Community and Hope.
The Bristol Mental Health Employment Service (BMHES) provides employment services to people living with mental health problems.
In the last six months of 2015, the NHS commissioned service doubled the number of people they’d supported into competitive work whilst maintaining a quick response to all new users of the service. Read more
A national mental health charity has been selected as one of three official beneficiaries of this year’s Sudbury Fun Run.
The annual run, which takes place on Good Friday 25 March, is one of the major longstanding sporting and fundraising events in the town and has taken place in various forms since the 1980s. It attracts 500 runners each year. Read more
A mental health recovery house in Derby has teamed up with two local bike companies to set up a free cycle scheme to promote healthy living.
Residents at Trevayler, a medium term recovery service run by Richmond Fellowship, part of Recovery Focus, the national group of mental health and substance misuse charities, have swapped four wheels for two in an effort to promote healthy living. Read more
Kevin Houchen, 42, took a break from managing the Ivy Leaf Club to tackle the Great Eastern Run in an impressive two hours and four minuets raising more than £850 for national mental health charity Richmond Fellowship.
Kevin’s wife Jo had a long history of anxiety and severe depression and was advised by doctors to give up work and challenge herself to do something fulfilling as Kevin explained:
Chris Musson, 51 from Southend, celebrated 15 years of working for Richmond Fellowship, part of Recovery Focus, the national group of mental health and substance misuse charities, at a surprise party held by colleagues and residents at the charities’ supported housing service in Southend.
Reducing the use of custody cells for vulnerable people in a mental health crisis detained under section 136 of the Mental Health Act is one of the Government’s key priorities.
People accessing mental health services in Huddersfield are taking part in a campaign to tackle mental health stigma as part of world mental health day.
Richmond Fellowship, the national charity making mental health recovery reality, will be taking to the streets of Huddersfield and Dewsbury to raise awareness for people living with mental health problems.
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.