Leeds City Council - Archive (mental health)

2018
21
March
2018
Prospects for continuing improvements to people’s health in Leeds are under threat according to the latest annual report from Leeds Director of Public Health, Dr Ian Cameron, “Nobody Left Behind: Good Health and A Strong Economy”. Dr Cameron’s rep...
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29
January
2018
Tackling mental health stigma one day at a time A wide range of activity is happening across Leeds to highlight Time to Talk Day 2018 which is on Thursday 1 February. Time to Talk Day 2018 is highlighting that wherever you are – at home, at wor...
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2017
06
October
2017
Awards of up to £500 are being offered by Time to Change Leeds to fund activities to help put an end to mental health stigma and discrimination as part of World Mental Health Day (Tuesday 10 October 2017) activity in the city. Time to Change Leeds...
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28
September
2017
A new report from Leeds City Council’s public health team has reviewed mental health needs in the city and makes recommendations to improve access to healthcare and unequal health outcomes. With more than 100,000 people in Leeds estimated to exper...
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19
June
2017
Statement from Tom Riordan, CEO Leeds City Council; Helen Kemp, CEO Leeds Mind and Dr Sara Munro, Chief Executive Leeds and York Partnership NHS Trust following concerns raised about  an attraction at The Great Escape: “We believe strongly that th...
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03
May
2017
Lessons to help children and young people understand about mental health have been launched in Leeds today (Wednesday 3 May). As part of the city’s MindMate Champion programme, the MindMate lessons have been developed to respond to children and yo...
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06
April
2017
In the lead-up to World Health Day on 7 April, latest estimates from the World Health Organisation (WHO), suggest over 300 million people are now living with depression. Depression is the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide. In Leeds...
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14
March
2017
Councils, the NHS, police, community groups, charities, employers and schools in Leeds are all coming together to change how we think and act about mental health, as part of a new initiative from Time to Change. Today Leeds has been named one of t...
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08
February
2017
Issued in partnership with NHS Leeds Leeds Rhinos player Stevie Ward is backing a new citywide strategy to improve young people’s mental health. The 23 year-old player has spoken about his own experiences of depression that developed when he wa...
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2016
29
September
2016
A highly regarded study of suicide used to understand who is at risk and where help can be targeted is being published on 29th September to coincide with a launch event at the city’s Town Hall. The suicide audit completed by public health professi...
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2015
09
October
2015
The doors of Leeds Civic Hall are set to open to the public once again to celebrate World Mental Health Day. With a theme of ‘dignity in mental health’, over 40 organisations from around Leeds are coming together to provide help and advice and to ...
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10
September
2015
Today - World Suicide Prevention Day - sees the formal launch of Leeds Suicide Bereavement Service (LSBS) at an open event at Leeds Civic Hall. Leeds City Council has made support for those bereaved by suicide a priority area as part of a strategy...
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