CPSL Mind News

Support U’s mental health football session

We are excited to announce the launch of the “Support U’s” mental health football sessions in partnership with Cambridge United Community Trust. The “Support U’s” weekly mental health football session is available for males aged between 18-65 throughout the 2019/20 football season, and aims to improve both physical and mental fitness by providing an opportunity […]

The Value of Peer Support – Alex’s Story

The experience of personality disorders can be alienating, causing people to have a distorted impression of themselves and their relationships with others. This can create a vicious cycle leading to more and more isolation. Coming together with others in the same position can be life-changing in enabling people to break cycles of isolation and move […]

Hair Today Gone Tomorrow……

CPSL Mind was delighted to hear that Corey Harris, a chef from the Møller Institute raised an impressive £200 from organising a sponsored head shave. Leon Palmer, Marketing Manager for the Møller Institute, said “CPSL Mind has been our designated charity to support for the last two years. Mental health affects so many people and […]

They were beyond absolute despair, “when someone finally listened”

In 2010, a young man travelled to the UK to study at university. Here he fell in love with a young lady and the dynamic of their lives changed irreversibly in the most challenging ways. Their love was not acceptable due to their different backgrounds and religions and they were both outcast by their families. […]

Autumn e-bulletin

Liane Wilkinson – Stress LESS Testimonial

Liane Wilkinson, now 18 years old and starting an apprenticeship in critical care nursing, became a Stress LESS Champion in year 12 during her time at Nene Park Academy in Peterborough. Stress LESS is a campaign for young people in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough which aims to equip students with strategies and techniques to reduce stress […]

St Peters Lodge, Peterborough donate £500 to CPSL Mind

CPSL Mind was delighted today to receive £500 from St Peters Lodge No 442 in Peterborough. The money was raised from a number of raffles held throughout the year. Stephen Winterton (former Worshipful Master of St Peters Lodge) said, “We are delighted to be able to provide this donation to CPSL Mind. Mental health is […]

Rhys Owen runs record time, raising £1,750 for CPSL Mind’s STOP Suicide campaign

CPSL Mind was incredibly impressed when Rhys Owen completed the Cardiff University half marathon in memory of his dad Kelvin. Not only did he smash his race time target, finishing the course in 1.39.44, but he also raised an enormous £1,750 in support of the mental health charity. Rhys said, “Having lost my father through […]

Join CPSL Mind for this year’s Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon

Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon 2020 Sunday 8 March 2020 – Cambridge City Centre Half Marathon (13.1 miles / 21 km) Registration fee: £30 Minimum sponsorship: £250 Beat the rush and secure your place for this year’s Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon – one of the fastest selling and most beautiful half marathons in the UK – […]

Supermax Healthcare raise £3,131 for CPSL Mind

CPSL Mind was extremely impressed when Peterborough based, Supermax Healthcare, a manufacturer of disposable examination gloves raised over £3,000 in recognition of World Mental Health day which took place on 10th October. The company carried out a number of fundraising activities, including donating a percentage of product sales, auctioning a day off work, cake sales, […]

Cambridge City shoots and scores for CPSL Mind

CPSL Mind was thrilled to be chosen as Cambridge City’s charity for the season, raising an impressive £1,327 from a bucket collection and charity auction. To coincide with World Mental Health Day which took place on 10th October, the team wore CPSL Mind branded yellow shirts for their FA Trophy game against Market Drayton on […]