Its Mental Health Awareness Week between 9 to 15 May 2022. The official theme is ‘loneliness’. Loneliness affects many of us at one time or another. It affects our sense of wellbeing and can impact on our mental health. SUF has worked with … Read Article about Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 – tackling loneliness
We would like to thank all service users and family/parent carers who have shared their experiences of NSFT's services with us, being active contributors to our feedback publications called Making Our Voice Count. Following the publication of … Read Article about Your feedback matters
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT), our local provider of NHS mental health services, as inadequate, following an inspection of trust services undertaken in November and December 2021. The … Read Article about CQC rates Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust ‘inadequate’
We have just published our feedback report on your experiences of mental health care and services from October to December 2021. To find out more about people’s experiences of contacting Customer First (Suffolk County Council), mental health … Read Article about Making Our Voice Count – Read our latest service user feedback report
Did you know that the university of Suffolk has a Service User Forum? This group promotes and enables the voice of lived experience to contribute to health care courses at the University. The University is keen to recruit more service users and … Read Article about Your lived experience – new involvement opportunity with the University of Suffolk
We are very pleased to announce that from today, POhWER will be working alongside three long-established and experienced local advocacy providers Ace Anglia, Suffolk User Forum and Suffolk Family Carers to support people using health & social … Read Article about New Advocacy Service for Suffolk
From 09:00 on the 5th April 2022 people of all ages in Norfolk and Suffolk will need to call 111 option 2 to access urgent mental health help and support, previously known as the First Response service. The urgent mental health helpline will still … Read Article about Mental health crisis line changes from 09:00 on 5th April 2022 – from calling First Response to… Call 111 option 2.
For this Eating Disorder Awareness week, SUF is promoting the voices and experiences of people living with eating disorders. Eating Disorders are a distressing mental illness that is estimated to affect around 1.25 million people in the UK. As … Read Article about Hear, Read and Support the the voices of lived experience of eating disorders in Suffolk, for Eating Disorder Awareness Week, 28th February – 6th March 2022
Suffolk Libraries have relaunched their Suffolk-wide online parent and baby coffee mornings in January as part of their Me, Myself and Baby perinatal service. The Parent and Baby coffee mornings are online drop-ins that take place through Zoom … Read Article about Suffolk Libraries perinatal service relaunches online parent coffee mornings.
Young people are invited to join the Youth Advisory Board for Mental Health (YAB), and to have the opportunity to have their say on mental health services. The YAB feeds directly into the Children's and Young Peoples Mental Health & Wellbeing … Read Article about Invitation to young people – Have your say on mental health services.