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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

Ramadan 2020: observing the holy month during lockdown

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"We’re all missing holding gatherings to break the fast with family and friends" Coronavirus is presenting all sorts of different challenges to each individual, and many of us are all finding ourselves having to make sacrifices or adjustments. As Ramadan is usually a time of community where people come together to break their fast and

New Rothwell store supporting mental health with a local twist

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  You can find Mind shops in more than 150 communities around England and Wales, selling high quality items mostly donated by members of the public. The newest addition to this vital fundraising arm of the national mental health charity is coming to Rothwell, with a local twist. Money raised from sales will not only

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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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

Canal & River Trust Staff go the extra mile on Time to Talk Day

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A huge thank you to the Canal & River Trust Leeds office for taking part in a office fundraiser for Leeds Mind on 1st February 2018 "Time to Talk day". 24 colleagues took part in a virtual 274- mile bike ride from Leeds to Liverpool and back over two days. The event brought people together to talk about

Jeff & Karen trek 84 miles in memory of Daniel Morrison Spray

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On 22nd May 2017 Jeff & Karen set off on a 6 day challenge from Bowness on Solway, heading towards Wallsend on Tyne and following Hadrian's Wall - in memory of Jeff's good friend and colleague Daniel Morrison Spray who sadly passed away in 2015. Walking the Wall is an 84 mile hike along Britain's