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Mind in Cambridgeshire to deliver pioneering support for county’s ‘blue light’ workers

14 May 2015 LOCAL mental health charity Mind in Cambridgeshire is working with local emergency services to deliver a ground-breaking wellbeing programme among ‘blue light’ personnel across the county. The charity, which provides county-wide mental health and wellbeing-related services, is one of nine local Minds in England selected to provide a tailored resilience course to […]

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One in four emergency services workers has thought about ending their lives

20 April 2016 Worrying data from the mental health charity Mind reveals the high incidence of suicidal thoughts among ‘Blue Light’ staff and volunteers in England and Wales. An online poll has found more than one in four (27 per cent) people had contemplated taking their own lives due to stress and poor mental health […]

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Webinar on children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing

Sunday 13 March 2016. Cambridgeshire County Council have released a recording of a webinar recorded with Huntingdon Regional College featuring a discussion on children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing. It is for parents, carers and teachers of primary and secondary school children in Cambridgeshire and focuses on what mental health is, what we […]


Survey on The Sanctuary – a new Crisis Response Initiative in Cambridgeshire

Tuesday 23 February 2016. Cambridge is trialling a new Crisis Care Response to meet the needs of those in a mental health crisis out of hours. It is named ‘The Sanctuary’ and is based in Cambridge for the trial. Referral comes from the First Response Team, and it is staffed by experienced staff who are […]

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MiC responds to NHS mental health taskforce report

Monday 15 February 2016. NHS England’s taskforce on mental health — independently chaired by national Mind’s Chief Executive Paul Farmer — has today launched its report setting out a detailed five-year plan for NHS mental health services, as well as other bodies and services involved in the support of people with mental health problems. View […]

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Moving Mountains 2016 – Making the Impossible Possible with Exercise

Wednesday 27 January 2016. Churchill College, Cambridge – in cooperation with the Cystic Fibrosis Trust and the mental health charity MIND – is organising a NATIONAL CONFERENCE on Saturday 5th March 2016. The National Conference Moving Mountains 2016 ‘Making the Impossible Possible with Exercise’ will explore ways of helping chronic diseases sufferers motivate themselves and […]

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Festive loneliness: How we can all make a difference this Christmas

Wednesday 9 December 2015. An exciting new Cambridgeshire County Council funded project, Resilient Together, will see Mind in Cambridgeshire working within the communities of Wisbech and the Southern Fringe of Cambridge. Resilient Together will promote resilience over the next three years. In this blog, Jake Morrison, one of two Campaigns and Programmes Officers with Resilient […]

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CPFT Recovery Resilience and Self Management draft strategy consultation

Thursday 22 October 2015 Recovery College East are conducting a consultation on the draft of this survey. Please consider participating. We have been asked to share the following message from Recovery College East: We are looking to get feedback on the draft CPFT Recovery, Resilience and Self Management strategy. This is not a conventional “consultation”. […]

World Mental Health Week 5-10 October 2015

Monday 5 October 2015 This week, Mind in Cambridgeshire is working with Public Health, and the Library service at Cambridgeshire County Council (CCC), to celebrate World Mental Health Week, culminating in World Mental Health Day (10th October 2015). We are focusing on children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing. We all have mental health […]