CPSL Mind News

10 Steps to Manage Your Wellbeing While Furloughed

  Sure, not working but still being paid might seem like you’ve hit the jackpot, and the release from work-based stress might lead to short term relaxation. But a lack of routine, structure, purpose and a dip in income can all accumulate quickly and, if left unchecked, might lead to feelings of self-doubt and low […]

Getting Support Online – Julie’s Story

Coronavirus and the isolation caused by social distancing have created numerous challenges for everyone’s mental health. At this time, finding new ways to make sure people get the support they need is more important than ever. A recent Cambridge News article highlights the positive experience of Julie Deamer in using text-based counselling through Qwell, our […]

Adam’s baking bonanza raises £90 for CPSL Mind

On 2nd June 2020, Adam cooked up a storm for his neighbourhood with ‘Lemon and Poppy Drizzle Cake’ and ‘Hazelnut Buttercream Chocolate Cake’ on the menu. The cakes sold were all individually packaged adhering to COVID-19 regulations. Adam wanted to raise money for CPSL Mind and promote awareness of mental health, particularly the debilitating effects […]

Andy’s Phenomenal Social Distancing Running Relay Raises £585 for CPSL Mind

On possibly the hottest weekend of the year so far, 43 runners and one Tyrannosaurus Rex took part in the Fenland Running Club Social Distancing Relay, observing a 2m boundary at all times. On Saturday 30th May running through Wisbech and surrounding areas, the runners clocked up an impressive 270 miles (the equivalent of more […]

Jean’s Incredible Street Party Endeavour Raises £265 for CPSL Mind

Orchard Road in Histon held a fantastic street party for Mental Health Awareness Week and raised an impressive £265. The Street party was held on Saturday 23rd May and was a great success. From 6.30pm – 11pm, DJ Funky played a variety of music to suit all ages and residents danced all night, ensuring they […]

Volunteers’ Week – David’s story

Held annually from 1–7 June, Volunteers’ Week is a time to celebrate the invaluable contribution made by our supporters. Here at CPSL Mind, we simply wouldn’t be able to do the work we do without our amazing volunteers, who are an essential part of our organisation. Today we’re celebrating the contribution of David Lee who […]

Volunteers’ Week – Nye’s story

Held annually from 1–7 June, Volunteers’ Week is a time to celebrate the invaluable contribution made by our supporters. Here at CPSL Mind, we simply wouldn’t be able to do the work we do without our amazing volunteers, who are an essential part of our organisation. Today we’re celebrating the contribution of Nye Jones who […]

Emma Tytherleigh and family raise £668 to support CPSL Mind

CPSL Mind was delighted when Emma Tytherleigh decided to fundraise for the charity as part of the national 2.6 challenge. Emma said, “I decided to hold a fundraising workout via Zoom as part of the 2.6 challenge on Sunday 26th April to mark what would have been the 40th London Marathon. I rallied my family […]

Lifeline Plus Launches in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Lifeline Plus is a new helpline for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough providing a listening ear, to discuss issues affecting mood & wellbeing especially during this time. The line is available Monday to Friday, 9am-2pm (excluding Bank Holidays) by calling 0808 808 2121. We can help address issues around feeling isolated, lonely and for mild to moderate anxiety […]

Now We’re Talking – Coming Together in Isolation

Organisations across the county have joined forces to launch a wellbeing campaign and additional mental health support for people during the coronavirus outbreak. ‘Now We’re Talking’, encourages people to get talking to combat loneliness whilst self-isolating, and to seek help if they are struggling with their mental health. The campaign, led by the local authority, […]