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Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 – tackling loneliness

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

CQC rates Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust ‘inadequate’

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’

Making Our Voice Count – Read our latest service user feedback report

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

Your lived experience – new involvement opportunity with the University of Suffolk

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

Mental health crisis line changes from 09:00 on 5th April 2022 – from calling First Response to… Call 111 option 2.

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.

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

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