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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Different ways you can leave a gift to your favourite charity

more people wanting our help than our funding allows for. This means that receiving gifts in wills from people that we have helped, or their family members can make a huge difference, by helping us to support those who need it most. Here, specialist wills and probate solicitor Andrew Hitchon from Leicestershire based Bray & […]

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TIME TO TALK’ EVENT PROVED GREAT SUCCESS

LAMP was proud to be a part of the national ‘Time to Talk’ event which was held today (February 1st) in Leicester at St Martins House. Running from 10am-4pm, the event was a great way to raise awareness and to help change the attitudes towards mental health. It was an opportunity for people to just drop […]

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Psychic Readings

A Date for your calendars: Tony Ryder, Jim Cank and Friends invite you to join them for an evening of Psychic Reading fun on Friday 16th November 2018. In aid of Lamp, a host of talented psychics/mediums will be providing 15 minute readings throughout the night from 7pm – 10pm! Hosted at Elizabeth Park sports […]

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Your Love Blaby Lottery Page Is Now Live!

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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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Businesses invited to “go Leicester to Lands End” for mental health charity LAMP

A group of Leicestershire business people will be cycling from Leicester to Land’s End in a charity bike challenge next month – and all without leaving the comfort of a popular local pub. The “Leicester to Lands End for LAMP” event entails cycling 321 miles on a static bike over 24 hours, with all proceeds […]

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