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Prime Minister visits cafe offering mental health support

On the day Theresa May pledged to transform the way mental health issues are dealt with, the Prime Minister visited Aldershot’s Wellbeing Centre and Safe Haven – one of six cafe-style drop-in services providing support that are funded by organisations including Surrey County Council, clinical commissioning groups and Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. Helyn … Continue reading

Cafe offering mental health support officially opens

A new cafe-style drop-in centre which helps people with mental health issues has been officially launched by Surrey County Council’s Margaret Hicks. The authority’s mental health champion opened the Safe Haven Service at the Marjorie Richardson Centre in Woking. She said: “This is great news for Woki​ng and, most importantly, for people with mental health issues. By … Continue reading

ROUND UP: Surrey employee wins mental health award; Orchestra on the UP!; Crossrail 2 drop-in sessions in Surrey

Surrey employee wins mental health award A Surrey County Council employee has won a national award for a project that uses comedy as a way of getting soldiers to talk about mental health issues like stress, depression and anxiety. Maya Twardzicki, from the council’s public health team, won the award from the Royal Society for … Continue reading

Surrey wins £729,000 for mental health services

A Surrey scheme to provide round-the-clock support for young people with mental health difficulties has secured Government funding worth £729,000. The announcement was made by the Department for Education, which has issued the following press release: £729,000 for round-the-clock support for young people in Surrey on the brink of crisis A brand new scheme to … Continue reading

Surrey among first councils to sign mental health pledge

Surrey County Council is set to become one of the first local authorities to sign a pledge to tackle the taboo of mental health. Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Health Michael Gosling will sign the promise as part of a national programme to get people to talk about mental health. The Time to … Continue reading

Surrey invests £1.7m in mental health care

Surrey County Council will invest an extra £1.7 million to help people with mental health issues stay in their own homes and communities following a Cabinet decision. The cash will be given to voluntary groups in each of Surrey’s boroughs and districts over three years to provide mental health advice and support in the heart … Continue reading

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