This week is Mental Health Awareness week and we are pleased to announce the official public launch of Suffolk’s new Children & Young People’s Emotional Wellbeing Hub. The Emotional Wellbeing Hub provides information, advice, and guidance if you … Continue reading Official public launch of Suffolk’s new Children & Young People’s Emotional Wellbeing Hub.
The recently launched Suffolk Perinatal Services (SPS) has been awarded £366,000 to reach more women suffering from moderate to severe mental health issues. Led by the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT), the service provides … Continue reading £366k funding boost for ‘vital’ mental health service helping new and expectant Suffolk mums
A meeting took place between NSFT chiefs and health stakeholders in Suffolk last week to discuss closer working between the organisations for the benefit of local service users. Healthwatch, Suffolk Parent Carers Network (SPCN) and Suffolk User … Continue reading Agencies pledge closer working to help improve local mental health services
Suffolk User Forum (SUF), speaking as the voice for mental health service users in Suffolk, has responded to the closure of the Lark Ward in Ipswich. SUF says that it shares the concerns expressed by other about the loss, even temporally, of such … Continue reading Suffolk User Forum responds to closure of psychiatric Intensive Care Unit
Come and see us all from SUF at the Time to Talk Day event at Quay Place (Suffolk Mind) where there will be tea, coffee and lots of conversations about wellbeing and mental health. From 10:30 pm to 12:30 pm at Quay Place, Ipswich. Full details … Continue reading Time to Talk Day on 1st February 2018 – come and meet the SUF team
Improvement Plan Focus Group meetings Following the CQC report about NSFT published in October 2017 NSFT have developed an urgent Improvement Plan that is being shared with our regulators and key stakeholders. They have scheduled focus group … Continue reading NSFT – improvement plan focus groups – opportunity to be involved
The Suffolk VASP (Voluntary and Statutory Partnership) for Mental Health is a local network for anyone with an interest in mental health. VASP meetings take place across Suffolk to enable local organisations across the voluntary and statutory … Continue reading The Suffolk Voluntary and Statutory Partnership (VASP) 2018
Just before Christmas 2017, the Suffolk Mentally Healthy Communities Programme Board agreed our funding bid for a Stay Alive Suicide Prevention and Crisis care planning App for Suffolk. The funding is being provided by Ipswich and East Suffolk … Continue reading SUF awarded funding for a Stay Alive App in Suffolk!
Suffolk User Forum, which has helped thousands of people continues to grow and will be able to support more people with mental health problems than ever before after making a vital new appointment. We were delighted to appoint Tina Pointon as Service … Continue reading Meet Tina – Our new East Suffolk Engagement Lead