CPSL Mind News

Qwell – A new online support and wellbeing community

We are responding to this time of incredible change and challenge for our communities by launching an online wellbeing service and fellow charity Lifecraft have extended the hours of their Lifeline mental health helpline. Adults in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are now able access a brand new free online mental health wellbeing service, Qwell. Individuals can […]

Wellbeing and Mental Health, We Are Still Here For You

These are unprecedented times – but we can get through this together. We are here for you and you can still call us on our central number 0300 303 4363 or email us at enquiries@cpslmind.org.uk. We are currently working hard – alongside partner organisations – to find new ways of providing support and connecting people […]

CPSL Mind 47th Annual General Meeting Postponed

Regretfully, due to concerns around COVID-19 coronavirus, we have taken the decision to postpone the CPSL Mind 47th Annual General Meeting (AGM) which was due to take place on Wednesday 25th March 2020.  This also applies to the cafe style event preceding the AGM. The Charity Commission has assured charities that their approach to regulation […]

Temporary Suspension of CPSL Mind Services

It is with regret that we have to announce the temporary suspension of our community-based services – namely our Good Mood cafes, Open Door calm spaces, Peer Support Groups and Perinatal Groups – until further notice. Our Changing Lives Counselling Service has also been temporarily suspended and we will be unable to accept new referrals […]

Cam FM talk mental health and raise over £800

For the second year running, Cam FM, the community radio station for students, staff and alumni of both Cambridge and Anglia Ruskin Universities, presented Speak Your Mind, a 24 hour radio broadcast to raise money for our work at CPSL Mind. From Saturday 7th March to mid-day Sunday 8th March, the Speak Your Mind fundraiser […]

CPSL Mind and Cambridge United are #OnYourSide

We were delighted to team up with Cambridge United Football Club on Saturday 29th February, as part of the national Mind and English Football League (EFL) #OnYourSide partnership, to raise £674.76 towards promoting positive mental health in our local community. Our wonderful volunteers headed to the home game against Carlisle United at the Abbey Stadium […]

Marco Sementa scores for CPSL Mind and raises £220

CPSL Mind was really pleased to be given a cheque for £220, raised from a charity football match organised by Peterborough based, Marco Sementa. A few years ago, after the passing of his mother, Marco decided to organise 5 football matches in her memory and raise £500 for charity. Due to the popularity of the […]

Good Mood Cafes Creating Community Connections

Sipping on a cup of tea, John Willock is chatting candidly about his experiences of mental health challenges, grief and suicidal thoughts – “I didn’t talk about it for years,” he says. Yet talking has now become a key part of John’s life, and our Good Mood Cafes are where he does a lot of […]