Exercise & Mental Health

A clear distinction is often made between ‘mind’ and ‘body’, but when considering mental health and physical health, the two should not be thought of as separate. Regular exercise can boost your self-esteem and can help you concentrate, sleep, and look and feel better. Exercise keeps the brain and your other vital organs healthy, and […]

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July 2018 – Debt and mental health

Half of adults in problem debt also have a mental health problem. People with problem debt are twice as likely to develop major depression as those not in financial difficulty. There is a clear link between a person’s mental health and their financial situation. In Spring 2016 a Money and Mental Health survey of nearly […]

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Jon Ashworth MP Talks About Mental Health

In my previous blog I talked about the investment needed in the NHS if people are to be able to access the treatment they need locally, and this is before we consider the non-NHS services that people with mental health issues need. Before I hosted my first Mental Health Summit in 2013 I brought together […]

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Comedian Rob Gee announced as new Patron

As someone who has been an enormous fan of LAMP for many years, I’m delighted and very flattered to be asked to be their patron. LAMP have always been at the forefront of the drive to reduce stigma in mental health and their advocacy work is becoming increasingly necessary in times of disability cuts, overstretched […]

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Press Release – Nov 2017

Vote for Charity to win AVIVA funding A local mental health charity is calling on the public to help them win funding to support a new scheme. LAMP serves Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland and is rallying the troops to help support an application for the Aviva Community Fund. Run like a competition, the project offers organisations […]

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Blog by Jon Ashworth MP – Shadow Secretary of State for Health

In July the Government launched another plan to transform mental health services. This plan, ‘The mental health workforce plan for England’, sets out measures to tackle the ‘historic imbalance’ in workforce capacity and fulfil ambitions to improve mental health services. As a Local Champion for Mental Health I, of course, totally agree with the aims […]

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High Profile Event Organisers Team Up With LAMP To Raise More Funds

We are thrilled to have been chosen as one of the charity partners for next year’s Leicester Curry Awards. Marketing campaigns have already begun for the glittering event, which will be taking place on April 22nd 2018 at Athena, Leicester. LAMP will feature on all promotional and marketing materials which will be distributed across the […]

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Stoke golden Garden Show

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LAMP SOCIAL

LAMP Social: 24th May from 6pm – 9pm. Live Music by The Claire Mac & £1 Quiz. The Exchange 50 Rutland Street LE1 1RD Leicester

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu charity roll-a-thon

LAMP’s patron, Drew Sullivan has organised the first ever Brazilian Jiu Jitsu charity roll-a-thon on Saturday May 20th 2017 at Queen Elizabeth Sports Centre, Leicester. Can we expect to see you there?

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