Matt Webb, recovery worker with Richmond Fellowship in Sudbury, has experienced depression. Here he shares how Blue Monday can negatively impact on an individuals struggle with depression.
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Grazina Berry, Group Director of Performance, Quality & Innovation for Recovery Focus shares her thoughts on Blue Monday and its impact on people living with depression:
Birmingham based mental health charity My Time has been recognized for their work in supporting people with mental health problems in the Asian community. My Time, an integrated division of Richmond Fellowship which is part of Recovery Focus, the national group of mental health and substance misuse charities, has received an award for the best […]
Richmond Fellowship, part of the Recovery Focus group, narrowly missed out on a top award for its project to trial an alternative ‘place of safety’ to police custody for individuals in mental distress. Richmond Fellowship narrowly missed out on the ‘Contribution to sector’ award at the 3rd Sector Care Awards for its innovative alternative place of safety […]
An Oxfordshire charity has launched a campaign to warn young people against the dangers of excess alcohol consumption and drug misuse over the Christmas period. CAN, part of Recovery Focus, the national group of mental health and substance misuse charities, launched their Stay Safe at Christmas campaign to support young people affected by drug and alcohol […]
A mental health service in Derby has been recognised by the City Council for its work in promoting dignity for people with mental health problems. Trevayler, a mental health service run by Richmond Fellowship, part of Recovery Focus the national group of mental health and substance misuse charities, supports people with mental health problems through […]
A Cumbrian mental health charity has blasted the ‘unacceptable postcode lottery’ of mental health care after a report found people with mental health problems in the county were more likely to die prematurely. The damming report highlighted that overall the premature death rate among those with mental health problems was 2.4 times higher than that […]
After a long time living with mental health problems, university student Harry experienced a mental health crisis. Instead of being hospitalised, he was instead given the option of a placement at our crisis house in Leicestershire:
Adam began to notice signs that he was living with mental health problems in his late teens. After struggling to find meaningful employment Adam was referred to the Blackpool Employment service and Craig Wilson. Turning his passion for football and writing into work, Adam now volunteers with the media team at football club AFC Fylde […]
Matthew Webb first came to Richmond Fellowship after struggling with depression. After accessing employment services he was able to regain his love of radio and now works for Cambridge 105. Matthew also uses his own experiences to inspire other people living with mental health problems: