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I Believe that Mental Health Peer Support is Vital. Here’s Why…. by Dave Lynch

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Various mental health groups have been promoting ‘Time To Talk’ day today, a great incentive for people to start discussions on anything mental health related. This feels like a good opportunity for me to get serious about one of my New Year’s resolutions and get back into blogging. It’s been over a year and this

10k every day for 30 days raising funds for Leeds Mind – by Mia Oldroyd

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  After a very low 2 years in my life due to unforeseen circumstances, of which are still ongoing, I decided to take control of the way I felt by pushing myself with my schoolwork, my fitness and my eating in order to feel my best. Prior to making this change, I had no self

My art practice, and its impact on my mental health and becoming Real, by Sue Bird Mental Health Support Worker at Leeds Mind

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Guest Blog by Cewe photoworld – People in Leeds now spend nearly an hour per day taking and editing photos

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  Cewe Photoworld recently launched their "Inspiring Moments" competition with the winning photographs to feature in a bespoke calendar, curated by Julian Calverley and published in conjunction with Mind nationally. Cewe Photoworld also conducted a recent study which revealed the following results;   • Average person in Leeds spends 31 minutes a day taking and

Guest Blog by James Gough.

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How Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Saved My Life - and How It Allowed Me to Be a Better Person by James Gough I know that when someone drops a title like "How Jiu Jitsu Saved My Life," people are expecting a badass story about choking guys out that tried to attack me and how I fought them

Ilkey Fundraiser for Tom and David

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This is a guest blog, written by fundraiser Tom Ellis. A big thank you to Tom, David, Oliver and Rachel! Every year myself and my colleague David do a walk for charity. This year my eldest son (Oliver) and my colleagues daughter (Rachel) joined us. We normally do a walk up to Top Withens in

Are you a lone mother? Do you have something to say about Government cuts?

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What do you call it? One woman’s Truth.

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We would like to share a very special letter written by one of our clients detailing her experience of being a service user, and her WorkPlace Leeds journey. We are very proud of the service that we provide, and the feedback which we receive from our clients confirms that what we do is worthwhile. We

How my befriender made the world of difference

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Janice blogs on how a befriender from Leeds Mind has helped her to stay on track, and why she's supporting our new Life Support campaign. I have a range of mental and physical health problems, including Borderline Personality Disorder and a mood disorder. I’ve experienced mental health problems for well over 20 years, although, like so