Tag: Mental Health

Screenshot from TV Package  - Chatty Benches Sign
Image Credit: Harrison Bates

Struggling this Christmas? Where to find help this festive period in Salford

Despite the festive cheer, Christmas isn’t always the easiest time for everyone. If you find yourself struggling over this coming […]

Credit: https://thechattycafescheme.co.uk/2020/09/09/independent-living-chatty-cafe-scheme-joins-tackling-loneliness-network/

“We believe having a chat can brighten your day” – The Chatty Café Scheme

The Chatty Café Scheme aims to get people chatting and reduce loneliness. The Chatty Café Scheme encourages cafes and other […]

Photo Credits: Jack Turnbull

“Everyone deserves to have a Christmas” – Walkden man raises over £1,000 for Salford Foodbank this Christmas

“Everyone needs to eat. Everyone deserves to have a Christmas. Everyone deserves to have food on the table,” says the […]

Gas music - copyright permission given

“This is a prime time for people to be a little bit melancholy” – Salford’s GAS Music transforms Christmas songs to combat mental health issues

With 1 in 4 people suffering from anxiety and depression over the Christmas period, Leith has teamed up with Salford’s GAS Music […]

Image credits: With permission from twitter account: @Reachoutstes

“It’s about the engagement with the community, that’s our primary focus” – The Salford mental health charity using craft to help people talk

Salford mental health charity Reach Out: Start to end Suicide are getting people to talk through the use of weekly […]

“Talking about things is so important and some people don’t have anyone to do that with.” Chatty Benches in Walkden has been set up for people who need someone to talk to

“Talking about things is so important and some people don’t have anyone to do that with.” Chatty Benches in Walkden has been set up for people who need someone to talk to

A bench area in Walkden shopping centre has been set up to offer support and be a place for people […]

Pixabay - no attribution required

“Unless you’re over 70, you’re not prioritised” – Salford patients struggle to see GPs face to face

Salford patients have described over month-long waiting times at their local GP practices and being denied in-person appointments, even after […]

Image permission: Anna Holvey

“Sweaty Mama is a place where you’re not isolated” – Mother-baby workout classes offer safe space for parents

Sweaty Mama is a parent-baby workout class aiming to offer mums a safe support network. Anna Holvey, leader of the […]

permission to use given by Eleanor Dean who is the marketing and communications assistant at Aspire

“When you’re caught in the middle of it, it feels like it’s never going to end” The importance of raising awareness for, and understanding, grief

A Salford lecturer is using National Grief Awareness Week to encourage bereaved people to talk more about their experience. There […]