Our Peer Support Groups provide the opportunity to share lived experience of mental health with others who have faced similar experiences. Nik and Bridie share their stories of accessing our Personality Disorder groups.

We are launching two new Good Mood Cafes to connect people in the community and provide valuable mental health support.

With the festive season approaching, we’re providing this update on our services to keep you informed of our opening times over the coming weeks.

Being discharged from a mental health inpatient care setting can be a daunting prospect. Jennifer and Michelle share their experiences of the support they received in this period from our Discharge Buddy Service.

We know that becoming a new Dad can be a life changing experience, but it can also be difficult. We are pleased to announce the pilot launch of Dads Matter which, is here for new Dad’s experiencing mental health challenges.

Motivated by supporting mental wellbeing in their local community, The Friendship Club in Peterborough hosted a Bank Holiday Craft Day on Monday 30th August at the Focus Centre. The event, their first of 2021, was made possible by the commitment of volunteers and a grant of £500 from our Good Life Fund.

For Justin Haywood, life had become tough. Undiagnosed mental health problems coupled with life events led to mental health crises. However, Justin’s life took a positive turn when he starting attending our Personality Disorder Service – and he hasn’t looked back since.

Being part of a community can have a positive effect on mental health and emotional wellbeing, that is why we want you to have your say and help shape Mental Health Services in your community.

Spring has certainly sprung and we are thrilled to open up applications for the Spring round of the Good Life Fund.

The period following discharge from hospital or community-based Crisis Team support can be a challenging time.