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MindSpace: slow down...

MindSpace: slow down...

MindSpace: slow down...

This week we are going to explore ‘taking notice’ as one of our 5 Ways to Wellbeing.


"I wasn't scared of dying any more"

"I wasn't scared of dying any more"

"I wasn't scared of dying any more"

A mum who tried to take her own life hopes to use her experience to help others.


Mental health helpline received more than 1,300 calls as lockdown takes its toll

Mental health helpline received more than 1,300 calls as lockdown takes its toll

Mental health helpline received more than 1,300 calls as lockdown takes its toll

A new mental health helpline received more than 1,300 calls last month as lockdown took its toll.


Over 250 letters given to patients

Over 250 letters given to patients

Over 250 letters given to patients

More than 250 letters have been delivered to hospital patients during the coronavirus pandemic.


'It's made something scary almost fun'

'It's made something scary almost fun'

'It's made something scary almost fun'

A sewing group has made special face masks that allow deaf children to lip-read what their teachers are saying.


'Count on me' - school staff's video message to pupils

'Count on me' - school staff's video message to pupils

'Count on me' - school staff's video message to pupils

Teachers at a primary school have made a morale-boosting video for their pupils.


Adventure charity receives lottery funding to help vulnerable people

Adventure charity receives lottery funding to help vulnerable people

Adventure charity receives lottery funding to help vulnerable people

A charity that specialises in taking families on outdoor expeditions is now helping vulnerable people weather the Covid-19 storm.


'Attending suicide attempt was hard to cope with'

'Attending suicide attempt was hard to cope with'

'Attending suicide attempt was hard to cope with'

A volunteer first responder has spoken about the impact attending a suicide attempt had on his mental health.


'Don't suffer in silence,' say mental health trusts

'Don't suffer in silence,' say mental health trusts

'Don't suffer in silence,' say mental health trusts

The coronavirus pandemic and lockdown are said to be taking a huge toll on people’s mental health.


Captain Tom portrait donated to GP surgery

Captain Tom portrait donated to GP surgery

Captain Tom portrait donated to GP surgery

A portrait of national hero Captain Tom Moore now has pride of place on the wall of a GP surgery.


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