Can data shape the future of mental health support?

Open data is being used to design resources for people with mental health conditions to help them find the right support. Photograph: Maksim Kabakou/Alamy If you’re experiencing a mental health issue, one of the people you probably least want to speak to about it is your employer. Disclosing depression or anxiety has long been seen […]

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Workplace Happiness And Wellbeing – It’s A State Of Mind

Workplace happiness and wellbeing is a hot topic right now – as seventeen million search results in Google will testify – and there are 1000s of wellbeing ‘solutions’ being offered to companies, from yoga sessions to paintball days. More sensibly, conferences like Wellbeing at Work are putting mental health right at the top of the […]

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Can apps improve your mental wellbeing?

Reaching for your phone to help with stress and sleep might feel counterintuitive, but there are now hundreds of wellbeing apps out there to help us find inner peace. With even the NHS on-board, there must something in it. Photograph: Getty Images To the smartphone-addled among us, advising the use of apps to fix mental […]

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LAMP and Network for Change Social Evening 2016 at The Regent Club

LAMP and Network for Change Social Evening

Come join LAMP and Network for Change on Friday 23rd September 7pm – 10.30pm at The Regent Club for an eventful evening! There will be a quiz, live music, open mic, raffle, and refreshments.

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Drew Sullivan - LAMP Patron

Drew Sullivan becomes LAMP’s Patron

Leicester Riders star Drew Sullivan has become the first patron of LAMP. To highlight its work, he will be drawing on another of his sporting skills – Jiu-Jitsu. Drew, who captained the Great Britain basketball team at the 2012 London Olympics, has been appointed patron of Leicestershire Action for Mental Health (LAMP) in a bid to raise […]

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Age UK: Loving Later Life

Leicestershire and Rutland Age UK invite you  an interactive and informative event for older people and their carers: Loving Later Life at Clarence House, 46 Humberstone Gate, Leicester, LE1 3JP – 1st Septemeber 10 till 15:00.    There will be lots of things activities to get involved in and various organisations will also be attending, including LAMP. Jonathan […]

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old friends playing chess

The Many Health Benefits of Friends, Family, Community

Most people assert that life wouldn’t be nearly half as enjoyable, without the strong social network that makes us feel like less of ‘an island’. Friends, family and members of our community each fill the different ‘glasses’ which together enable us to be happy: the ‘glasses’ of fun, entertainment, trust, help, a shoulder to cry […]

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Waitrose Community Matters

The Genesis Project has been selected by Waitrose for the Community Matters Scheme in their Oadby Branch:  36 Harborough Rd, Oadby, Leicester LE2 4LA   Photo Credit: Waitrose At the end of your shop in branch, you’ll receive a token to place in a box of the good cause you would like to support. The more tokens […]

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Service users providing feedback on what the Genesis Project should focus on next.

Genesis Community Summer Picnic 2016: Great Success

Each year the Genesis Projects holds its annual community Summer Picnic. It celebrates the project and its volunteers. This year’s picnic was a great success. Lots of feedback was given, new members registered and a joint celebration of the community. The Genesis Project is a service user lead project, and therefore this event enables the project […]

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LAMP's New CEO, Sue Langley

LAMP Announces New CEO

LAMP (Leicestershire Action for Mental Health Project) is delighted to announce the appointment of Sue Langley as the charity’s new chief executive. Sue Langley takes over from Denise Chaney, who is retiring after helping to set the organisation up in 1989. Sue Langley. Photo credit – Pukaar News LAMP is aiming to recruit extra staff and […]

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