My Journey with Mental Health by Sabine

October 2, 2015 at 9:26 am

My journey with mental health issues started in 2010, when my life went from being normal with a job and a happy home life, after two major events, I no longer knew who I was, I had a fear of leaving my house, being judged and being attacked again. In […]

Growing and Recovering

July 18, 2014 at 10:13 am

It was a welcome change for the ‘two Sarahs’ from the Communications and the Engagement team to visit the Assertive Outreach Team’s allotment tucked away behind Queenswood Drive, recently.  Although the weather was threatening rain, which had already cancelled a previously arranged trip to the allotment, to our relief it […]

Building a Culture of Compassion

June 10, 2014 at 12:59 pm

Development day for Clinical Team at Towngate House IPS On 28th January 2014, the whole of the clinical team at Towngate House IPS, (part of the rehab and recovery service) had a development day. Nursing staff, Health support staff, Medical staff, and OT staff, spent the day reviewing and reflecting […]

The triumph of hope over experience

February 11, 2014 at 12:03 pm

A few weeks ago an invitation arrived.  It concerned something I had never heard of before,  Leeds Poverty Truth . The Poverty Truth Challenge is a programme intended to address some of the issues caused by poverty in Leeds.  The idea is to bring together 15 ‘experts by experience’, that […]

Recovery Workshop Live Blog – 10th December

December 10, 2013 at 9:30 am

Morning everyone! We’re here at the St George’s Centre in Leeds for an all day workshop on recovery. Focusing on the ambitions below, people from services, staff, carers, governors and directors, and people from third sector organisations are all coming together to discuss how we can best achieve them. Our […]