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Suffolk Mind launches new service to tackle dementia in young people

Suffolk Mind is launching a new service to support people in Suffolk who have traits or a diagnosis of young onset dementia. Figures suggest that those who live with the condition may be up to 6-9% of all people with dementia. Overall in Suffolk, it is estimated that 12,800 people are living with dementia.

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Author: Stuart Dent
Posted on: 11th May 2018


Suffolk Mind celebrates after winning another national award

Suffolk Mind is celebrating, after winning another national award for its Heritage and Wellbeing Centre in Ipswich. 

Quay Place, on the historic waterfront of the town, opened on 1st November 2016 and has been awarded at the Civic Trust Awards for the highest standards of historic building conservation.

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Author: Stuart Dent
Posted on: 16th March 2018


New mental wellbeing programme for Suffolk children moves a step closer

Work on a new mental wellbeing programme for children in Saxmundham and all of Suffolk has moved a step closer this week, thanks to thousands of pounds being raised for it. 

During their annual Christmas collections, The Rotary Club of Saxmundham and District raised £2,250.00 for EARLY Minds (Emotional Awareness & Resilience Learnt Young), which is run by Suffolk Mind.

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Author: Stuart Dent
Posted on: 6th February 2018


Suffolk Mind Chief Executive raises thousands in national #REDJanuary challenge

The Chief Executive of Suffolk Mind has raised thousands of pounds as part of the national RED (Run Every Day) January challenge, to help people improve their mental health.

Jon Neal ran every day throughout January, with special guests running alongside him. They included, MP for Ipswich, Sandy Martin, Stephen Dunn, the CEO of West Suffolk Hospital, and the Editor of the East Anglian Daily Times, Brad Jones. To date, £2,900 has been raised, but there’s still time to donate.

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Author: Stuart Dent
Posted on: 1st February 2018


Make Time to Talk on 1 February

Suffolk Mind, is supporting the national Time to Talk Day (1 February) at Quay Place, Ipswich, with free activities and access to information about services in the county. 

One in four of us will experience a mental health problem in any given year and 9 in 10 say they have faced negative treatment from others as a result. Too many people with mental health problems are made to feel isolated, worthless and ashamed. Time to Talk Day, on Thursday 1st February, is a chance to talk, listen and change lives.

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Author: Stuart Dent
Posted on: 11th January 2018


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