CPSL Mind News

Social Care Strategy for Adults with Mental Health Needs 2015-2018

Tuesday 23 June 2015 I would like to draw your attention to the consultation on the draft Social Care Strategy for Adults with Mental Health Needs 2015-2018. The strategy sets out how the Council will deliver social care services to adults with mental health needs in the next 3 years. The strategy is about the […]

Invitation to Carers

Tuesday 23 June 2015 Good news for carers – and can you spare some time to contribute to making things better for carers? Following the Launch of the Triangle of Care at Cambridge & Peterborough Foundation Trust [CPFT] it would be extremely helpful if some carers of CPFT service users would support CPFT in ensuring […]

Local pub raises over £400 in aid of Mind in Cambs

Thursday 28 May 2015 Big thanks to the Queen’s Head pub in Newton, South Cambridgeshire, for raising a brilliant £410 for Mind in Cambridgeshire. Traditional family pub owners, Caroline and Robert Short, recently held a fundraiser to celebrate St. George’s Day, in aid of Mind in Cambridgeshire. The focus of the fundraiser was a community […]

MiC recognised in local awards

Monday 11 May 2015 Mind in Cambridgeshire has been Highly Commended for the Charity of the Year Award in the St Neots Community & Business Awards 2015. MiC’s Chloe Humphrey and Sarah Hughes at the awards ceremony Sarah Hughes, Mind in Cambridgeshire’s CEO, said: “Although we feel honoured to be recognised in this way, we […]

Chloe does her first skydive for MiC!

Wednesday 6 May 2015 Many thanks and well done to Chloe Humphrey, Project Worker for our Wellbeing Service, who, quite literally, took the plunge and did her first tandem skydive on 15 April to raise money for Mind in Cambridgeshire. Pictured: Chloe at the North London Skydiving Centre “In celebration of my 30th birthday this […]

Wellbeing Service announces new drawing workshop

Tuesday 5 May 2015 Mind in Cambridgeshire’s Wellbeing Service is pleased to announce a new five week workshop “Drawing for beginners”, starting in June 2015. Tuesdays, 10am–12pm from 2–30 June 2015 at Mind’s Cambridge office. “Drawing for beginners” is aimed at people of all levels of drawing ability, from absolute beginners to artists with some […]

Model XL’s hair shave raises over £1000 for MiC!

Thursday 30 April 2015 Saturday April 11 finally saw local Model XL, Sarah Doyle, shave her head to raise funds for Mind in Cambridgeshire. Pictured: Model XL Sarah Doyle after her head shave Sarah’s brave move has helped her bring in an incredible £1,020, exceeding her initial target of £1000. Sarah will continue fundraising up […]

Centre at St. Paul’s raises nearly £200 in aid of MiC

Saturday 4 April 2015 Huge thanks to the Centre at St. Paul’s for raising a fantastic £192.20 for Mind in Cambridgeshire. The proceeds come from the Centre’s Robin Williams Film Night on 27 February 2015. MiC’s Dominika Karpowicz and General Manager Tim Smith pictured here, middle, with two Centre volunteers on the Film Night “St. […]

Michelle Obama talks about importance of Mental Health First Aid

Monday 23 March 2015 First Lady Michelle Obama has acknowledged how we must change the way we support and care for people with mental health problems, and stated that the Australian developed Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course is just the way to do that. Michelle Obama said, “I went through some of this training […]

Three Peaks Bike Challenge for MiC

Monday 9 March 2015 This May, local friends Adam Boon and Joseph Lalor will be undertaking the Three Peaks Challenge to fundraise for Mind in Cambridgeshire. Pictured from left to right: Joseph Lalor and Adam Boon However instead of completing this famous challenge in the usual method, traditionally conquering all three peaks in less than […]