Histon & Impington Mental Wellbeing

Mental Wellbeing Champion

Annabell-WebbWelcome to Annabell Webb to the role of Mental Wellbeing Champion, who started work at the beginning of April.

We hope that everyone will make her welcome and that she will be able to make a really significant difference to the mental wellbeing of our whole community.

Mental Wellbeing Week 7-14 October 2017

The next Mental Wellbeing Week is planned for 7-14 October, which aims to continue to raise awareness and understanding of the issues surrounding poor mental health in all ages from toddlers to older residents. We are planning lots of new events, but it you have ideas or suggestions please let us know.

Fundraising Concerts

During the wellbeing week we have two great events to help raise funds for the project.

On Saturday 7th October we will get the week going with a Ceilidh featuring the Stomp Happy Tribe.

Ceilidh 7 Oct

We round off the week with A relaxed music in a cafe style setting with Jazzitation and the C breezes

Concert 14 Oct

 

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Download the report

Survey

During the week in April 2016 we did a survey to help understand the awareness, main concerns and needs about mental wellbeing issues within our community. We now have produced a report on the findings which you can download here.

Resources

During the week we stared to compile a set of useful links and will keep adding new ones to the support information page over time.

if you have any suggestions please contact us.

 

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Download the programme of events for the week

2016 Mental Wellbeing Week

If you would like to find out what happened during the very full week of events in April 2016, you can see the events page  or download the programme for the week and the poster which has summary of the events.

We have ongoing updates on our facebook page and you can listen to James Blandford-Baker and a parent talking about the week on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire (the segment starts at 2:17:30 and lasts for 6 minutes).

Thanks

Our thanks to the following for their financial & other support for the week: Histon Salvation Army, St Andrew’s Church, Histon, Poor’s Land Charity, Histon & Impington Parish Council, Blue Smile, Histon & Impington Community Minibus and Friends of the Rec.

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