Tag Archive: Hertfordshire

PRESS RELEASE | Boost for women’s counselling across Hertfordshire

January 22, 2019 1:05 pm Posted by

Counselling for women has been boosted in three Hertfordshire locations with a £6,708 grant from the Tampon Tax Community Fund awarded to The Counselling Foundation. The grant will allow women on limited incomes to receive additional support towards their counselling at the charity’s centres in St Albans, Stevenage and Broxbourne. The Foundation’s CEO Robert Cuming welcomed the grant, “it will...

Counselling service marks World Mental Health Day offers tea & talk to promote positive mental health in the workplace

October 12, 2017 11:36 am Posted by

The Counselling Foundation held a Tea and Talk event at the Hatfield Galleria, offering local residents free tea and biscuits to highlight the value of having positive mental health conversations in the workplace. According to the national mental health charity, Mind 1 in 5 people take a day off work recovering from workplace stress. Along with national charity Heads Together, local charity...

Counselling charity host mental health forum to improve wellbeing

May 19, 2017 10:52 am Posted by

  To coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week 2017 Hertfordshire based charity The Counselling Foundation hosted a forum with their patron and local dignitary The Countess of Verulam for fifty third sector organisations. The Foundation’s aim was to create an influential collaboration amongst local charities and establish partnerships where mental healthcare plays a particular role for service users to support...

Nick Clegg’s 5 Year Plan for Mental Health

October 10, 2014 1:34 pm Posted by

Press Release – 10th October 2014 This week, a 5-year plan was announced by the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg which sets out new commitments to bring mental health services in line with the rest of the NHS. For the first time, maximum waiting times will be introduced for mental health by 2020. Nick Clegg outlined that those requiring talking...