CPSL Mind News

STOP Suicide Launches New Men’s Campaign for World Suicide Prevention Day

A new phase of the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough award-winning suicide prevention campaign STOP Suicide launched on Thursday 10th September 2020 for World Suicide Prevention Day. It focuses on enabling conversations between men about their mental health experiences, and encourages others to ask openly and directly about suicide if they are worried that someone may be […]

CPSL Mind Moving to Respond Flexibly With Mental Health Support

Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and South Lincolnshire Mind (CPSL Mind) is moving from The Limes in St Neots in August 2020, following 17 happy years in the building. This is partly due to the building’s lease coming to an end and partly as a result of changing space requirements in the light of Covid-19. CPSL Mind has […]

47th Annual General Meeting 25 August 2020

Our 47th Annual General Meeting (AGM) event will take place on Tuesday 25 August 2020 from 2.30pm. Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, the meeting this year will be held online via Microsoft Teams. Given the huge changes that CPSL Mind has experienced over the past year – in particular the launch of our ground-breaking […]

Melbourn FC raise money for CPSL Mind

CPSL Mind was thrilled when Melbourn FC chose them as their charity for the year. Even with the recent challenges of social distancing they managed to raise a staggering £1,829.74 for their local mental health charity. The main part of their fundraising was their amazing mental health awareness day which they held in November. Many […]

Flower Power Team raise a huge £350 for CPSL Mind

The JM Cambridge Fundraising team undertook a week of activities from 22nd-26th June with games and raffles to encourage donations. Their team challenge throughout the month of June was to “Race Around the Johnson Matthey (JM) sites” by either walking, cycling, or running the equivalent distance between each JM site in the UK & Ireland […]

Stephan Friend goes the extra mile for CPSL Mind

On 11th July 2020, Stephen Friend ran around his local cricket field to a distance of 7.1km, which was 3km further than his intended distance, raising over £260 for us. He literally went the extra mile! Stephen is an inspirational member of the community as cricket coach at Over Cricket Club, Cambridge. He wished to […]

CPSL Mind nominated for national awards

  We have been nominated for four national awards in recognition of our work in areas of innovation, sustainability, leadership and service user influence. The nominations for national Mind’s Network Excellence Awards follow an in depth review resulting in the recent achievement of the Mind Quality Mark. Local independent charities affiliated to the national body […]

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 […]