CPSL Mind News

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 […]

Adam’s baking bonanza raises £90 for CPSL Mind

On 2nd June 2020, Adam cooked up a storm for his neighbourhood with ‘Lemon and Poppy Drizzle Cake’ and ‘Hazelnut Buttercream Chocolate Cake’ on the menu. The cakes sold were all individually packaged adhering to COVID-19 regulations. Adam wanted to raise money for CPSL Mind and promote awareness of mental health, particularly the debilitating effects […]

Andy’s Phenomenal Social Distancing Running Relay Raises £585 for CPSL Mind

On possibly the hottest weekend of the year so far, 43 runners and one Tyrannosaurus Rex took part in the Fenland Running Club Social Distancing Relay, observing a 2m boundary at all times. On Saturday 30th May running through Wisbech and surrounding areas, the runners clocked up an impressive 270 miles (the equivalent of more […]

Jean’s Incredible Street Party Endeavour Raises £265 for CPSL Mind

Orchard Road in Histon held a fantastic street party for Mental Health Awareness Week and raised an impressive £265. The Street party was held on Saturday 23rd May and was a great success. From 6.30pm – 11pm, DJ Funky played a variety of music to suit all ages and residents danced all night, ensuring they […]

Volunteers’ Week – David’s story

Held annually from 1–7 June, Volunteers’ Week is a time to celebrate the invaluable contribution made by our supporters. Here at CPSL Mind, we simply wouldn’t be able to do the work we do without our amazing volunteers, who are an essential part of our organisation. Today we’re celebrating the contribution of David Lee who […]