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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 […]

Local Plus Size Model to shave head for Mind in Cambridgeshire

Thursday 5 March 2015 Model XL Cambridgeshire, aka Sarah Doyle, from Model XL, the National Plus Size Beauty Pageant with a difference, is shaving off her hair to raise funds for Mind in Cambridgeshire on 11 April 2015. Pictured: Sarah Doyle, Model XL So far, Sarah has raised an impressive £250 out of her ambitious […]

Looking for a good speaker for your community group?

Wednesday 4 March 2015 Look no further. Mind in Cambridgeshire trustee, Cambridge graduate and avid walker Stuart Jessup is just the person to help your community group raise mental health awareness through his engaging and refreshingly honest talks (1 hour max). Stuart Jessup pictured with his dog on one of his many charity walks across […]

Wellbeing Service launches new ‘Wellbeing Workshops’

Monday 9 February 2015 Mind in Cambridgeshire’s Wellbeing Service is proud to announce its new 6 week ‘Wellbeing Workshops’ launched at the beginning of February 2015. The workshops are for anyone, regardless of whether they have a mental health problem, who would like an opportunity to learn how to better manage their wellbeing. Covering a […]

Launch of Stop LGB&T Hate Crime helpline

Friday 6 February 2015 Stop Hate UK are pleased to announce the launch of a helpline offering advice, support and telephone-based advocacy to victims of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Hate Crime. The service has been funded until March 2016 by the Equality and Human Rights Commission and will operate across England, Scotland and Wales. […]