Categories for wellbeing

#NETCharityChamps Campaign

March 2, 2021 1:09 pm Posted by

We’re proud to be part of the #NETCharityChamps campaign and celebrate as one of many charities who have adapted and responded to the new needs of our communities with creativity and compassion, helping to reduce isolation, and support vital mental wellbeing services. Our counselling and bereavement service features as one of the charities that is transforming NET Coronavirus Appeal donations...

Supporting communities with part funded counselling

February 26, 2021 11:40 am Posted by

We believe everyone should have access to counselling and that cost should not be a barrier to seeking talking therapy.  We offer a lifeline of support through low cost counselling to help people in our community during these uncertain times. Anxious, stressed, lonely, depressed, bereaved… We have all been impacted by covid-19 one way or another.  Whether we are struggling...

Connect with others and spread kindness

February 12, 2021 11:30 am Posted by

We share Action for Happiness February, 28 daily actions to help you connect with others and spread kindness, throughout the month of lockdown February and beyond. The best way to cheer yourself up is to cheer somebody else up…

Donation | Community Matters Waitrose Watford

December 7, 2020 10:49 am Posted by

We we would like to thank all the shoppers who supported the Foundation when they shopped in the little Waitrose located on the top floor in John Lewis. Through voting with green tokens, our charity has received a cheque of £1,000!  Every pound of this donation will be carefully allocated to help top up weekly counselling sessions for those facing...

Supporting those bereaved by covid-19

June 18, 2020 12:28 pm Posted by

Bereavement Support | Supporting those bereaved by covid-19 We are proud to be working with Families First to support the emotional health and wellbeing of adults, children and young people in our community who have lost a family member to covid-19 through bereavement support. Our counsellors will be on hand to provide practical support and provide emotional reassurance to help...

Celebrating World Mental Health Day 2019

October 11, 2019 1:05 pm Posted by

This year we celebrated #WorldMentalHealthDay in Bedford along with many of other great local organisations from Bedford, all promoting positive mental health. Lots of great conversations and social media coverage to raise awareness of  help available locally. Harpur Square was host to a thriving community all encouraging positive conversations around wellbeing to mark World Mental Health Day on Thursday 10...

Cathedral Donation Celebration #MHAW19

May 13, 2019 11:19 am Posted by

Cathedral Donation Celebration Our sincere thanks to the Congregational Giving Team, St Albans Cathedral for giving its support to our vital work in making counselling available to anyone experiencing anxiety, depression or grief. The Cathedral Abbey Church of St Albans Mission has donated £1,000 to our charity. This funding is especially valuable at this time because May marks the first anniversary...

Let’s Change The Law to Protect Our Mental Health at work

January 14, 2019 1:35 pm Posted by

The Foundation fully supports ‘Where’s Your Head At?’ campaign, we’re encouraged about this positive step towards making a real impact for mental health in the workplace. Where MPs are being urged to answer the calls from across society to change the law and put mental and physical first aid on an equal footing in the workplace. Mental Health First Aid...

International Stress Awareness Day

November 5, 2018 3:57 pm Posted by

International Stress Awareness Week takes place from Monday 5th – Friday 9th November and is organised by the International Stress Management Association (ISMA) The purpose of the day is to raise awareness of the effects of psychological distress in the workplace, highlight coping strategies and sources of help available to address it. Many factors can cause us to feel stressed or...