All of SUF’s members, friends, partners and contacts will probably have seen the media coverage over the last three weeks and perhaps reports of the Coroner’s verdict on Tuesday this week (13 February) of Ellie’s tragic death. Such an awful but … Read Article about Statement from Suffolk User Forum, 14 February 2024 – Ellie Woolnough
Whether or not Christmas is part of our life, our mental health can be affected this time of year by a wide range of things happening around us. Emotional and financial pressures, the shorter days, colder weather, family commitments, difficult and … Read Article about Staying safe and well…Looking after ourselves over the 2023 festive holiday and new year,
Help us by taking part in our Healthy Hearts Together survey! Suffolk User Forum is working with our partners in the Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care System (SNEE ICS) to develop improved services for people living with Severe Mental … Read Article about Would you like to help SUF develop more health support for people living with Severe Mental Illness (SMI)?
Thank you to SUF members who took part in the Mental Health Focus group as part of this CQC inspection of Suffolk County Council's Adult Social Care Services, examining "Quality at the heart of care". The CQC has now rated the Councils Adult Social … Read Article about Suffolk County Council’s Adult Social Care Services rated “Good” following CQC Inspection.
Many people may have seen the recent press articles about the 'closure' of Rollesby Ward at Hellesdon Hospital. The ward this week, has stopped admitting patients. NHS forced to stop taking new patients onto Rollesby ward | Eastern Daily Press … Read Article about NSFT stops taking new patients onto Rollesby Ward, Hellesdon Hospital.
Your Police Your Say The Police and Crime Commissioner, Tim Passmore and Chief Constable, Rachel Kearton (pictured above) are hosting a series of meetings across the county in the coming weeks to give updates on the Right Care, Right Person … Read Article about Right Care, Right Person
A new animation has been created to support people at risk of suicide. The animation, LISTEN for Suicide Prevention, has been created by Suffolk User Forum, in partnership with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) and funded by Suffolk … Read Article about New animation launched to help people at risk of suicide
Many of our members may recall the work we did together with our local partners in June 2021, to investigate people's experiences of Serenity Intensive Mentoring (SIM), which in Suffolk was called the Joint Engagement Team (JET). In Suffolk, the … Read Article about Call for Interview Participants: Criminalising Distress
We are pleased to confirm arrangements for our Summer member’s event. The event will take place on Monday 14th August 2023. It will be from 10.30am to 2.30pm. Please join us for a buffet lunch at 1pm. For more information, please see … Read Article about SUF Summer Members Event
National Harm Reduction leads from the across the country have got together to sign a collective message regarding this issue which includes practical advice to issue to opioid users to prevent further serious harm. The collective message around … Read Article about Heroin contaminated with synthetic substances: confirmed case in Suffolk