CPSL Mind News

Sarah Hughes to move on as CEO of Mind in Cambs

After 13 years as CEO at Mind in Cambs (MiC), we congratulate Sarah Hughes on her new appointment as Chief Executive at the Centre for Mental Health – and Aly Anderson who will be taking over as MiC’s interim CEO from January 2017. Deborah McGovern, Chair of Trustees at Mind in Cambs, said: “Sarah has […]

Complete the PROMISE ‘No’ Audit survey

PROMISE (PROactive Management of Integrated Services and Environments) began at the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) with the aim of reducing the use of restraint. The project, which is co-led by a psychiatrist and an Expert by Experience, has expanded considerably since its inception in 2013 but their vision to eliminate the use […]

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Updated Resilience Course available for staff via the Blue Light Network

Following a successful first year, the National Blue Light programme are offering the redeveloped resilience course again for free. The courses are just a couple of hours each week and take place over four weeks in November 2016. On the course, participants learn tools and skills to deal with stress, anxiety, relationship issues, social pressures, […]

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Local Mind charities launch wellbeing network for Blue Light Workers

“One in four emergency services workers has thought about ending their lives.” (Mind survey, February 2016)* Monday 10th October (World Mental Health Day) marks the official launch of a new initiative designed to improve the wellbeing of emergency services workers across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. Local charities Mind in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough & Fenland Mind are […]

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Extended 111 service will help those in mental health crisis

People living in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough will now be able to access a new mental health team when they dial 111. The new pilot scheme is being launched today (Monday, 19 September) by mental health and community care provider Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT). Also today, Mind in Cambridgeshire, working closely with CPFT, […]

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Cambridge Cognition 3 Peaks Challenge

Monday 27 June 2016. On Saturday 18th June, 12 of us from Cambridge Cognition embarked upon a journey to Fort William in preparation for the Three Peaks Challenge. The aim of which is to climb the 3 highest peaks in England, Scotland and Wales within 24 hours including driving time. We were due to start […]

Crisis Card App: Important Update

Thursday 23 June 2016. Three years ago, the launch of SUN Network’s Crisis Card App for both Android and iPhone represented a ground-breaking advance in the use of technology to support individuals through mental health crisis. Since that time close to 500 people have downloaded the App in order to pro-actively plan for the support […]

New Website Helping Young People to ‘Keep Their Head’

Thursday 16 June 2016. A new website www.keep-your-head.com is being launched to help children and young people across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough tackle mental health issues. The website, designed with input from children and young people, aims to promote better mental health by providing reliable information about support and advice. Half of all mental health problems […]

Webinar on Mental Health and Relationships

Thursday 5 May 2016. A live Webinar discussion on Stress, Mental Health and Relationships will be taking place on Tuesday 17th May 2016 at 6pm via: www.twitch.tv/huntingdonregional This webinar is for young people (age 11 and upwards) and focuses on how to manage stress, particularly around exams. It will include information on the Stress LESS […]

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