World Mental Health Day 2016 #WMHDLeicester
World Mental Health Day Beacons Project Leicester City Council is making a film to help raise awareness of mental health. The film will displayed on beacons in St. Peter’s Square during the the run-up to World Mental Health Day on 10 October. The film will feature people holding up a board with a personal message on […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More