Anti-Stigma Leeds – The Fight Against Mental Health Stigma in Leeds

7th July 2020|Categories: Blog, Community, Depression, Mental Health Awareness Week, Time to Talk|

Mental health problems are common. They affect thousands of people in the UK, and their friends, families, work colleagues, and society in general. In Leeds around 106,000 people experience a common mental health problem, such as anxiety or depression (Leeds in Mind, 2017). Local hospital admissions for self-harm have been increasing for young

World Blood Donor Day 2020 by Elizabeth Smith

15th June 2020|Categories: Blog|

I am ashamed to admit that it took me many years of saying “I should really donate blood” before taking the plunge and booking myself into a blood donating session, and handing over 1 of my 10 pints of blood in the hope it could save someone else’s life.  I