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Portraits, paddling pools, Three Peaks and pounding the pavements We’ve had some amazing people take on some awe-inspiring challenges over the past few weeks, and we really can’t thank them enough for their support, especially at this difficult time. Here’s what some of our intrepid fundraisers have been up to: The Three Peaks

Grief and loss support service launch

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Helping people across West Yorkshire and Harrogate through grief and loss Leeds Mind is proud to co-deliver a new support and advice service to help people across West Yorkshire and Harrogate through grief and loss. The free service, commissioned by West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership (WY&H HCP), will be delivered by West

Seven half marathons in seven days for Breaking the Silence

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Leeds Mind supported in global mental health campaign Originating in Canada, Break the Silence is a campaign focussing on reducing the stigma around mental health and raising awareness. In previous years, the campaign has been focused on face-to-face events and mass participation fundraisers, but given the global pandemic and the restrictions it has forced us

Volunteers Week 2020 – a big ‘thank you’ on behalf of the Board

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Volunteering - What does it mean to you? I am one of the many volunteers we have at Leeds Mind.  I am Chair of the Board of Trustees – all of the Trustees are also volunteers.  Without the large number of volunteers we have working alongside the team at Leeds Mind, we wouldn’t be

Volunteers Week 2020

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“Not our usual celebrations, but we are more thankful than ever”  Volunteers’ Week feels a little different this year. We would usually get together in-person, for a celebration of everything you, our volunteers, do for Leeds Mind. But over the last couple of months, we have not been able to see you as we usually do,

Learning from lockdown checklist

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Learning from Lockdown and planning for a new normality: putting staff wellbeing front and centre The Leeds Mind Training Team and Leeds Mindful Employer Network have worked together to create a checklist to help employers consider staff mental health and wellbeing as they approach the challenge of coming out of lockdown. The checklist

Blue Squiggles for Mental Health Awareness Week

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Give a little squiggle for Mental Health Awareness Week! Recently, there’s been rainbows spotted across our city to celebrate the hard work of our friends in the NHS. As part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2020, we’re asking you to complement the rainbows in your windows by adding some blue squiggle artwork

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

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Be Kind with Leeds Mind this Mental Health Awareness Week Leeds Mind is taking part in Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 and wants you to get involved too! Running from 18th – 24th May, the theme for this year’s awareness week is kindness, which is apt given the increased need for compassion during the

Free webinars from Leeds Mind

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Free webinars: mental wellbeing and coping with social distancing These webinars are now finished. For info on upcoming webinar opportunities, keep an eye out on our social media channels. Want to find out more about mental wellbeing and coping with social distancing? We're running a series of free webinars which explore looking after your mental