An interview with Peer Support Facilitators

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What is peer support and how might I benefit? As part of #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, we caught up with Alex Garbutt and Jamie Jeffreys, two of our peer support facilitators, to learn a little more about the Leeds Mind peer support service and what support looks like. Watch the interview below. Got any questions that weren't covered

An interview with a Suicide Bereavement Service practitioner

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What does Suicide Bereavement Support look like? As part of #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, we caught up with Surinder Rall, the interim lead for our Suicide Bereavement Services (we have two - one that covers Leeds, and a news service that is West Yorkshire, Harrogate and Craven). Surinder spoke to us about what the support

Access our ‘mental wellbeing and coping with social distancing’ webinars free online

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Learn ways to cope with social distancing In early May, Leeds Mind partnered with Clarion Futures to deliver a limited run of webinars with tips and advice on coping with lockdown and the social distancing measures.  As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, we wanted to make these webinars more broadly available, in

Join Team Leeds Mind in our 2.6 Challenge

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Join us in The 2.6 Challenge & help raise funds for Leeds Mind The 2.6 Challenge will launch on Sunday 26 April – what should have been the date of the 40th London Marathon, the world’s biggest one-day annual fundraising event. We’re asking you to take part in an activity of your choice based around

Virtual running

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Event been cancelled? Be a virtual run hero! Your training and fundraising efforts need not go to waste in light of coronavirus! Go out and get that run in the bag, then let us know on social media. We'll even issue you with a completion certificate. You can choose how you post on social -

35 before 35 – Gills Barkers amazing 20 month challenge

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The amazing Gill Barker completed her epic 20 month long, 35 Before 35 challenge on Saturday, her 35th birthday. The first of Gills 35 challenges was in June 2018, where she took to the tree tops at "Go Ape" followed by (to mention just a few!) training with the Leeds Rhinos, completing the Brighton Marathon, a Duathlon, running

Memorial gig in memory of Olivia raises funds for Leeds Mind

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On Saturday 8th of June The Glennie family organised a very special concert to raise funds for Leeds Mind in Huddersfield. The family have a very personal reason for supporting Leeds Mind. In the words of Diane and Alex Glennie:   "We should have been celebrating Olivia's 21st birthday today, June 6th 2019 instead we organised

Yorkshire 3 Peaks

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Leeds Mind Fundraising Event Fancy a challenge?  Why not join Team Leeds Mind as we take on the Yorkshire's highest peaks; Whernside, Ingleborough and Pen-y-Ghent.  For just £50 registration fee you cover the cost of your place, fully qualified guides and insurance, plus a suggested £250 fundraising target for Leeds Mind, all participants will receive

We need your help at the Leeds 10k – Sunday 7th July 2019

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We had an amazing first year as a partner charity for the ASDA Foundation Leeds 10k and we are looking forward to seeing the amazing "Team Leeds Mind" runners pounding the streets of Leeds on Sunday 7th July. If running isn't your thing you can still be part of the team as a volunteer route