Healthy Minds: Service Update From Mental Health Charity

Healthy Minds is the working name of Calderdale Wellbeing, a mental health charity based in Halifax, West Yorkshire - visit website here. Here's the introduction to their latest newsletter, with a link to downloading the full document at the end. We hope everyone is doing as well as they can with the ongoing weirdness of living through … Continue reading Healthy Minds: Service Update From Mental Health Charity

Report: The Psychological Approaches To Tackling Loneliness

The charity Campaign to End Loneliness has released a new report which it says is the first of its kind to look at how psychological approaches can help tackle loneliness. Not surprisingly, due to lockdown, more people than ever before are reporting feelings of loneliness. Meanwhile, mindfulness, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and positive psychology are … Continue reading Report: The Psychological Approaches To Tackling Loneliness

Mental Health Update – Help in Calderdale

"INSIGHT Talking Therapies ( Calderdale ) has changed its name and is now called Vita Minds (Calderdale IAPT ) . Their contact number is 03330153494. Email iapt.calderdale@vhg.co.uk:  Website www.vitahealthgroup.co.uk Don’t forget the additional 24 hour mental health number for adults who are struggling with their mental health  (0800 183 0558 ) – callers need to be registered with … Continue reading Mental Health Update – Help in Calderdale

Staying Well Telephone Befriending Service for adults in Calderdale

Sometimes just a brew and a chat would just do and the Staying Well Hub team have found a way to bring this simple yet vital service back. Although face to face may not be an option at the present, the new telephone befriending service offers a more personal contact to people struggling with isolation. … Continue reading Staying Well Telephone Befriending Service for adults in Calderdale

Coronavirus Support for Children & Young People

If you have children, grandchildren or other young people in your life who are worried about coronavirus, Open Minds Calderdale provides emotional health and wellbeing support that they might find helpful. The World Health Organisation has produced a simple infographic that details some simple steps that can help children cope with stress during this time. Young … Continue reading Coronavirus Support for Children & Young People