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Let’s Talk Mental Health conference

20th January 2023

‘Let’s Talk Mental Health conference’ Thursday 2nd February 2023 Christ Church, South Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RU 9.30am – 2pm At this event, you will hear speakers who will give short presentations on this topic which has such a huge impact on our communities. The day is about creating supportive communities by having conversations with family, […]

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988 Service – Not a UK service

20th December 2022

Recently the 988 service for mental health has been shared a lot on social media in the UK, unfortunately this service is for the USA only and is not available in the UK. Here is a list of alternative places you can contact if you are struggling wit your mental health:

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Parent carer peer support training – Information session 28th Nov

23rd November 2022

sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/free-training-for-parent-carer-peer-supporters-tickets-468269405397

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Talk Money Week

8th November 2022

It’s well known that financial issues and mental health are linked, you are not alone. Whether you are struggling with financial worries, finding it hard to cope with difficult emotions, or having thoughts of suicide, there is hope. Reach out for help today. www.moneyhelper.org.uk Resources – Suicide Prevention Citizens Advice  

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Speak their name – Suicide loss memorial quilt

1st November 2022

Speak their Name are planning to create a suicide loss memorial quilt in the North East of England. The project is led by Tracey Beadle of Quinn’s Retreat and Suzanne Howes. Both have lost children to suicide and are determined to make a difference and bring hope in their children’s names. Their vision is that […]

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Remembrance Day – Veterans Mental Health Network

In support of Remembrance Day the Veterans Mental Health Network will be holding an online event. The morning will consist of presentations from a variety of veteran support organisations, unique issues faced by those who served and personal stories of resilience and hope. All are welcome, please share far and wide!

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Suicide&Co Launch their new ‘words unspoken’ project

17th October 2022

Suicide&Co Launch their new ‘words unspoken’ project “1 in 5 people are affected by suicide and yet stories of suicide-related grief are not openly or widely shared. Words Unspoken has been created to change this; to bring the rawness of grief into the light, build a resource that can help others resonate in shared experience […]

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Round Up For – #MoveNENC Challenge for Suicide Prevention

11th October 2022

This year, to help raise awareness of how to help prevent suicide and reduce stigma our team pledged to get active and go outside for the #MoveNENC Challenge. Alison upheld her pledge of being active every day! Sara walked the dog for at least 20 minutes, every day, even when it was pouring down! Nita did […]

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Event: Suicide bereavement support – 15th Oct

3rd October 2022

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#MoveNENC Challenge for Suicide Prevention

25th September 2022

This years #MoveNENC Challenge began on the 10th September and will be running until 10th October. To help raise awareness of how to help prevent suicide, reduce the stigma, and start a conversation that might just help save lives. We have had several pledges from our team! Our team is pledging to do the following: Nita is pledging […]

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