World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day: Touchstone’s Mental Health Support Services

If you are struggling with your mental health, there are a lot of places and people that can help. This World Mental Health Day, we are sharing info about the support Touchstone's mental health services offer and how you can access them. Take a look below to find out more about our Crisis Services, Group Support, Community-Based Support, Clinical Support, and Co-production and Peer Support: Crisis Services Touchstone offers

2023-11-13T15:57:30+00:0010th October 2023|Blog, World Mental Health Day|

World Mental Health Day: Re-learning Resilience and Coping with Post Concussion Syndrome

In 2020, Kimberley, founder and manager of Leeds and Kirklees Well-Bean Crisis Cafes, experienced a car crash that led to her living with a condition called post-concussion syndrome. This condition describes a variety of symptoms caused by trauma to your brain or head, such as vestibular issues, disorientation, vertigo, short- and long-term memory issues, changes in mood, and difficulties with sensory processing. The effects of the condition caused Kim

2022-10-10T09:21:20+01:0010th October 2022|Blog, Mental Health, World Mental Health Day|

World Mental Health Day ‘Living Libraries’ Event 2022

This World Mental Health Day, the Anti Stigma team at Touchstone's Mentally Healthy Leeds will be holding a 'Living Libraries' event to talk openly about mental health and challenge stigma around it. Hi there. My name is Stephanie Francis (but everyone knows me as Steph) and I am a Community Development Worker in the Mentally Healthy Leeds team of Touchstone, based at Cromwell Mount. Each year I work with

2022-10-05T16:18:34+01:005th October 2022|Anti Stigma Leeds, Blog, World Mental Health Day|

World Mental Health Day 2021 #WMHD21

Sometimes World Mental Health Day seems like a slightly strange idea – as if there were ever a day when mental health wasn’t a significant issue. What we hope that World Mental Health Day provides is an opportunity for people to begin conversations about their mental health, which can then continue for as long as they’re needed. It’s also an opportunity for organisations like Touchstone to reach new people, who

2021-10-10T12:30:42+01:0010th October 2021|News, Partnership, Stress, WMHD, World Mental Health Day|

The Well-Bean Crisis Cafe World Mental Health Day 2020 Blog

THE WELL-BEAN CRISIS CAFÉ – HOPE IN A CRISIS LEEDS BLOG: OCTOBER 2020 – WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY 10TH OCTOBER 2020 – (Written by Matthew Hall – LSLCS Crisis Support Worker at WBC) Saturday 10/10/20 marks World Mental Health Day, with the theme of the event this year being ‘mental health for all’ – and here at the Well Bean Café – we feel everyone should be able to access

2020-10-09T15:21:12+01:009th October 2020|Blog, World Mental Health Day|

Why music is important to me by Martin for World Mental Health Day 2020

The reason behind why I feel music is important is I see it as a massive lifesaver throughout the ups and downs of my life and a major beneficial factor towards helping me to remain focused and overcome the battles I have faced. The other big reason for why I feel music is vital to me is that I feel if I’m having a ‘off day‘ whether that be due

2020-10-09T15:04:56+01:009th October 2020|Blog, World Mental Health Day|