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.

LAMP's New CEO, Sue Langley Sue Langley. Photo credit – Pukaar News

LAMP is aiming to recruit extra staff and take on more volunteers. Sue, who lives in Leicestershire, previously worked for Crimestoppers, and has more than 15 years’ experience working to help disadvantaged people gain access to services.

LAMP's advocates and trustees

LAMP staff and trustees –  Photo credit – Pukaar News

LAMP (Leicestershire Action for Mental Health Project) provides advocacy support for mental health patients and their carers in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, helping them to access services, advice, information and training.

Sue said she was delighted to be joining an organisation supporting people with mental health issues and raising awareness of the problems sufferers face.

New CEO said: “Mental health remains a growing issue. A lot more people are recognising they do have mental health issues and we don’t want them to feel they have to suffer alone, without a voice.

“It’s quite evident that more people are accessing the service. It’s also evident that now, one in six people who are working experience mental health problems.”

Written by Gemma Peplow at Pukaar News


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