Public Health have recently announced that the new contract for the DAROS (drug & alcohol recovery outreach service) has been awarded to Anglia Care Trust and began on 1st April 2019. The DAROS service has historically existed in Ipswich, … Continue reading Drugs and Alcohol Recovery Outreach Service for Suffolk
New report published by The Kings Fund explores and debates what outcomes really matter for people receiving mental health care services. The Kings Fund in this paper recognize that attention more recently has turned to achieving value in services … Continue reading Outcomes for mental health services What really matters?
What is the Emotional Wellbeing Hub? The Emotional Wellbeing Hub provides information, advice, and guidance for those concerned about the emotional wellbeing and mental health of a child or young person up to the age of 25 years, or directly to … Continue reading The Suffolk Emotional Wellbeing Hub – A message for children, young people and their families
Stress Awareness Month has been held every April, since 1992 to increase public awareness about both the causes and cures for our modern stress epidemic. Despite this running for 20 years we have got a long way to go. According to the Mental … Continue reading This April 2019 is Stress Awareness Month
Press Release from Marie Gabriel CBE, NSFT Chair: Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, has announced that Professor Jonathan Warren has been appointed as its new Chief Executive. Jonathan will begin working with our outgoing Chief Executive, … Continue reading Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation trust appoints new Chief Executive
We are currently working on producing s similar page for West Suffolk. If you know of any places that you feel are safe and friendly pop-in's please let us know. … Continue reading Friendly drop in’s for a chat and a cup of tea in East Suffolk
As many of you may know, on Tuesday 12th February Suffolk User Forum took part in the BBC Radio Suffolk Tuesday Takeover to share both our work and experiences mixed with a wide array of guests to the 12,000 strong listeners that night. … Continue reading Suffolk User Forum live on BBC Radio Suffolk – Full show and Individual Segments
University Student Mental Health Day 7th March 2019 SUF is holding a workshop at the University of Suffolk, and has a stand at the marketplace for this years University Mental Health Day. We have a range of handouts for students on the day, … Continue reading University Mental Health Day 7th March 2019 – Resources
'My plea is that as policymakers strive to deliver on the NHS long-term plan, they give serious mental illness as much prominence as promoting positive mental health – and that they spare a thought for those whose voices are so seldom … Continue reading Meet my patients who’ve been left out of the mental health conversation
Parliament has held a one-off evidence update session on suicide prevention. Please see notes on this session below. There will be a Prevention Green Paper during 2019. Chief Coroner Office of National Statistics has been in touch about … Continue reading Parliamentary update session on suicide prevention.