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Ipswich Town footballer helps Suffolk Mind raise awareness on World Suicide Prevention Day

Ipswich Town footballer, Jordan Spence will be supporting Suffolk Mind on World Suicide Prevention Day (Monday 10th September) by attending events at Quay Place in Ipswich to raise awareness of the issue.

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Author: Stuart Dent
Posted on: 7th September 2018


Chair of Heritage Lottery Fund visits award winning Quay Place in Ipswich

Sir Peter Luff, Chair of the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF), visited to Quay Place this week.

Along with the Head of HLF in East of England, Robyn Llewellyn, he learnt about the exciting projects staff at Quay Place have been working on and the impact National Lottery funding has had. These include an upcoming exhibition about Henry and Alice Tooley, who contributed much of their wealth to the people of Ipswich. (more…)

Author: Stuart Dent
Posted on: 22nd August 2018


Suffolk Mind teams up with Ipswich Town Football Club to raise awareness of mental health

Suffolk Mind has joined forces with Ipswich Town Football Club to shine a spotlight on mental health.

The club has released a video which includes high profile Ipswich town players like captain Luke Chambers and new manager Paul Hurst, explaining how ‘together we can all make a difference’.

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Author: Stuart Dent
Posted on: 2nd August 2018


Suffolk Mind trustee and supporter complete 100 mile bike ride for charity

Two people, a trustee and a Suffolk Mind supporter have cycled 100 miles to raise money for the mental health charity.

Dr Nicky Ridgeway and Julian Tyndale-Biscoe took part in Prudential RideLondon, the greatest festival of cycling in the world, over the weekend (28th/29th July) to raise money for Suffolk Mind. 

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Author: Stuart Dent
Posted on: 1st August 2018


Suffolk Mind Trustee takes on 100-mile bike ride for charity

A trustee of Suffolk Mind is cycling 100 miles to raise money to help people with mental health difficulties. 

Julian Tyndale-Biscoe is taking part in Prudential RideLondon, the greatest festival of cycling in the world. He will be setting off on 29th July 2018 on his dad’s bike to raise money for Suffolk Mind and Mind nationally. Prudential RideLondon was developed by the Mayor of London and his agencies in 2013. It’s to encourage more healthy and active travel across the capital. 

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Author: Stuart Dent
Posted on: 14th June 2018


Suffolk Mind Housing Project is rated outstanding

A housing project run by Suffolk Mind has been rated as outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). 

An inspection was carried out at Montrose House in Ipswich on 12th April 2018 where its rating was upgraded from good, after a previous inspection in 2015. 

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Author: Stuart Dent
Posted on: 11th June 2018


Suffolk Mind celebrates Suffolk Day with Suffolk Storytelling

Suffolk Mind is joining celebrations across the county on Suffolk Day, by hosting a free storytelling event in Ipswich. 

The charity is hoping to enchant children and adults with stories of magical creatures, sword fighting princesses and the Suffolk version of Rumpelstiltskin. There will also be a special guest in the form of Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, who will star in Elmer’s Big Parade Trail across Ipswich in the summer of 2019. 

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Author: Stuart Dent
Posted on: 8th June 2018


Suffolk Mind celebrates its volunteers

Suffolk Mind has been celebrating the hard work of its volunteers at an event in Ipswich, during national Volunteer Week. 

The charity held an afternoon tea event – with scones freshly baked by chief executive, Jon Neal – at Quay Place on Monday 4th June, to reward those who give up their time to help with making Suffolk the best place in the world for talking about and taking care of mental health. 

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Author: Stuart Dent
Posted on: 4th June 2018


Suffolk Mind aims to improve mental wellbeing for residents and businesses in Newmarket

Suffolk Mind, is providing free courses for the residents and businesses of Newmarket to help improve mental wellbeing in the town.

The charity is working with businesses, schools, charities and local government to make Suffolk the best place in the world to talk about and take care of mental health. Now it’s targeting Newmarket to give it the attention it deserves.

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Author: Stuart Dent
Posted on: 11th May 2018


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


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