NHS mental health Workforce announcement

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The Government has today announced an 'NHS mental health workforce' that aims to see 21,000 more mental health workers recruited over the next five years. The plan was put together by Health Education England and announced by the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt. It is hoped that the recruitment of thousands of additional nurses, therapists and consultants

Connecting to your community can be positive for your health & wellbeing

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Connect for Health work with people, aged 14 and over who are registered in with a GP surgery in Leeds South & East, to find support and activities in their local community that are right for them. Please read on and find our how we have helped a recent client: The client was referred by

Thank you & Good Luck to all the amazing Leeds Mind fundraisers this weekend.

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We have some amazing people taking part in events this weekend raising money for Leeds Mind - wee would like to wish them the very best of luck, enjoy & thank you we really do appreciate your support.   Woods Building Maintenance On the 9th of July bright and early in the morning the employees

Family Fun Day 15th July at Leeds Kirkgate Market Raising Funds for Leeds Mind

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Family Fun Day 15th July 2017 - Leeds Kirkgate Market - 10-4pm - raising money for Leeds Mind Bradford Bulls, DJ, Dance Troops, Henna, Tug of War, Bouncy Castle, Tombola, Raffles Craft stalls. Peanut the clown will also be there on the day  http://www.peanut-the-clown.com/ if you would like more information or to book a stall

Mark tackles La Marmotte for Leeds Mind

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On 2nd July Mark will be taking on the toughest and greatest one-day challenge that an amateur cyclist can do; La Marmotte.  La Marmotte is a 110 mile epic ride that climbs the mountain passes of Col du Glandon, Col du Telegraphe, the mighty Col du Galibier and finally a summit finish on Alpe d'Huez.

Nina’s Rat race city to summit challenge

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Nina is taking part in this amazing challenge "City to Summit" an iconic journey between the historic heart of Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh, and the summit of Britain’s highest peak, Ben Nevis. Starting with a half marathon of road running from the centre of Auld Reekie and culminating in a crossing of the famous Forth

Leeds Mind Volunteer speaks about how Yoga has helped his depression

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There are some very talented volunteers at Leeds Mind and Pe Woolley has recently joined Leeds Mind Service "Inkwell" and will be using his writing skills to write some blog posts for their website (but not before writing this piece for the Yorkshire Post) Father finds inner strength to battle depression

Leeds Mental Health city representatives respond to concerns about The Great Escape

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Statement from Tom Riordan, CEO Leeds City Council; Helen Kemp, CEO Leeds Mind and Dr Sara Munro, Chief Executive Leeds and York Partnership NHS Trust following concerns raised about  an attraction at The Great Escape: “We believe strongly that there is no place for the stigmatisation of mental health in Leeds. When we became aware The Great Escape had chosen

Y2Y Bike Ride Fundraising event supports Leeds Mind’s service, Inkwell Arts

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100 members of Yarnbury Rugby Club based in Horsforth, nr Leeds will be undertaking the Yarnbury to Yarnbury (Y2Y) Charity bike ride which is now in its 5th year. Over the years the ride has raised over £40k for local charities. The ride this year is on June 10 and 11th and starts at Yarnbury RFC Club House in