Two in three 999 staff say their employer encourages them to talk about mental health

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Research from Mind reveals that emergency services staff and volunteers are over twice as likely to say that their service encouraged them to talk about their mental health, compared to four years ago. The survey, conducted to coincide with the release of a report marking the end of Mind’s Blue Light Programme, showed that almost

WorkPlace Leeds named as a Partner of The Year 2018

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This week WorkPlace Leeds were named as a Partner of The Year by Leeds City Council for the work some of our team (Kay, Ben, Julia & Sandie), in collaboration with the Leeds Mind Training Team carried out.  This work involved - capacity building & training with council staff & supported job-shop clients to find employment. The nomination stated

Redmayne Bentley take on Yorkshire Three Peaks

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Over the weekend, a brave team of walkers took on the Yorkshire Three Peaks in aid of Leeds Mind. Here is their experience in their own words. The one word we have for them is THANK YOU! "On Saturday we (Rebecca Moorby, Letty Thomas and Brogan Hirst) (all from Redmayne Bentley Leeds) took on the

The North Leeds Food Festival 2018

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What an amazing two days we had at this years North Leeds Food Festival, the sun was beating down on Soldiers Field, Roundhay Park from start to finish and this years event was bigger and better than ever.  The total raised this year is a fantastic £3,200.00. A massive thank you to everyone who gave

Vacancy at BARCA Leeds

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Job Title Wellbeing Coordinator Location Hillside, Beeston with Connect for Health Hours 37 hours a week Contract Maternity Leave Cover for up to 12 months Closing date for applications 12 noon Monday 19th March 2018  For more details please visit the BARCA website   

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

My marathon experience, by Cat Bailey

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We did it! After 8 months build up, 10 of us completed the London marathon on Sunday 23rd April 2017. This marathon was always something that I wanted to do one day and I had said this on many occasions, regrettably when people were actually listening so when the 10 places became available, I had

Talking about mental ill health has positive impact on workforce

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Organisations which proactively talk about mental ill health are more likely to have a positive workforce, according to new research from Leeds Trinity University. Nina Fryer and Dr Ian Kenvyn spent 10 months with two organisations in Leeds to assess whether activities to reduce the stigma around mental ill health made a difference to culture

Jade Jarvis & Team take tackle “Tough Mudder” for Leeds Mind

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Well done to Jade and her team....taking part in Tough Mudder today. You can just about see the Leeds Mind tshirt under all that mud!! Thank you!! X