CPSL Mind News

David puts his beard on the line for us!

St Neots local, David Lee, has launched a colourful fundraising campaign which enables those who donate to vote on whether he dyes his beard a bright shade of blue, yellow, red or orange. His efforts will culminate in a grand reveal at Mr. Barbers in St Neots on Tuesday 22nd June at 11am when he […]

48th Annual General Meeting 29th June 2021

Our 48th Annual General Meeting (AGM) event will take place on Tuesday 29th June 2021 from 2pm. Due to the current climate of Covid-19 restrictions, the meeting this year will be held online via Zoom. Whilst this year has been very different, there have been lots of highlights to celebrate including winning the national Mind […]

Rhiann’s 28-day Challenge for Mental Health!

Rhiann Ward completed more than 5km a day for 28 days between 17th April and 14th May 2021, reaching a total of 140km in order to raise money to support us. The challenge, which was a combination of running and walking, has raised over £1,000 so far.   Rhiann chose to raise money for us, […]

CPSL Mind and Jagex continue amazing partnership

We are delighted to announce our continued partnership with Cambridge based video games company, Jagex. The award-winning partnership began back in January 2017 and, over the past 4 years, Jagex and their player community have raised a staggering £330,000 for us. Not only has Jagex raised money, but they have also supported us through sharing […]

Andy Beveridge of Fenland Running goes the extra mile

On Saturday 24th – Sunday 25th April, over one hundred runners took part in the second annual Fenland Running Club Social Distanced Relay. The relay is to raise awareness and funds for us. This year, the ‘Fenland Running Club’ were joined by members of the ‘Three Counties Running Club’ and the ‘Globe Trotters’ running group […]

Run Everyone … and they did, raising over £9000 for CPSL Mind

We want to say a massive thank you to everyone who took part in Cambridge’s first ever virtual run ‘Run Everyone’ and raised over £9000 for us at CPSL Mind. During the month of March, organisers of the TTP Cambridge Half Marathon launched ‘Run Everyone’ as an initiative to get businesses and organisations across Cambridgeshire […]

New ‘Waves’ Service to Launch in May

The Good Life Service is incredibly excited to announce the launch of the Waves Programme. This programme is based on a co-produced model, initially developed by Suffolk Mind, to support individuals who live with a personality disorder or experience symptoms of one. Individuals will access weekly sessions within Waves, including a combination of life skills […]

Discharge Buddy Service Provides Valuable Connection

The period following discharge from hospital or community-based Crisis Team support can be a challenging time. Our Discharge Buddy Service is a new ‘pilot’ service, set up to provide additional support where required. Our ‘Discharge Buddies’ provide holistic, strengths-based support for individuals during the four weeks after their discharge from hospital or crisis services. Our […]

Wombling to Better Mental Health

Fay Belham, aged 53, has experienced periods of depression throughout her life and, in particular, severe postnatal depression after the birth of her twin boys in 2009. It was at this point that she became aware of support available here, at her local mental health charity, and she has been aided by our services ever […]

Good Life Fund Opens for Spring

Spring has certainly sprung and we are thrilled to open up applications for the Spring round of the Good Life Fund. The fund offers grants of up to £500 to local people in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to help set up groups that connect people and enhance wellbeing, such as book clubs, craft classes, support groups […]