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Free Suicide Prevention Training with PAPYRUS

By |20th February 2024|Health & Care, MailChimp, Mental Health, Training|

Leading suicide prevention charity, PAPYRUS, has been commissioned to deliver suicide prevention training to those working across West Yorkshire. Who is eligible for the training? The training is available for: Those working with children and [...]

Surviving Crisis: Learning from lived experience podcast

By |5th February 2024|Health & Care, MailChimp, Mental Health, News|

The lived experience volunteers on Leeds Mind’s Suicide Prevention Co-production project have created a podcast series with the aim of supporting staff who work with people in mental health crisis. The series – ‘Surviving Crisis: [...]

Cultural Competence and Mental Health Inequalities training, and Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

By |1st February 2024|Communities of Interest, Health & Care, MailChimp, Mental Health, Training|

This free two and a half day training course is open to all frontline workers and volunteers in the VCSE health and care third sector. Attendees will be able to: Recognise and respond to the [...]

New support available for people working in health and care organisations

By |18th January 2024|Health & Care, MailChimp, Mental Health, News|

There is a new Welfare Officer at Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) who is offering help to any staff members of the Leeds health and care sector who may need support during stressful and uncertain [...]

Living Potential Community Garden

By |18th December 2023|Communities of Interest, Health & Care, MailChimp, Mental Health, News|

Living Potential, based near Wetherby, is setting up a Community Garden to support volunteers. They are open to referrals for adults experiencing low confidence, anxiety, depression or social isolation to volunteer and receive informal support [...]

Synergi-Leeds awarded Mental Health Innovation of the Year

By |20th November 2023|Communities of Interest, Featured, Harnessing the Power of Communities, Health & Care, Inclusion, MailChimp, Mental Health|

Forum Central is enormously proud to be part of the Synergi-Leeds partnership. We'd like to congratulate everyone in the team and beyond who have worked so hard - it's a fantastic achievement. We look forward [...]

IDODP Marketplace event is almost here!

By |10th November 2023|Communities of Interest, Events, Featured, Learning Disability, MailChimp, Mental Health, PSI|

That's right, the Leeds For All International Day of Disabled People event is approaching fast - we hope you're as excited as we are. With only a week left to go, we wanted to update [...]

Transforming Mental Health Grants Now Live

By |2nd November 2023|Communities of Interest, Funding, Health & Care, MailChimp, Mental Health|

The City-Wide and Local Responses Transforming Mental Health Grants are now live! The deadline to apply for the grants is Friday 8 December at 12 noon and decisions on applications will be made in February [...]

Women’s Health Matters Domestic Violence Training

By |27th September 2023|Health & Care, MailChimp, Mental Health, Training|

Domestic Violence and Abuse: Learning from Lived Experience and Practitioners (In-person) This course has been co-produced and is co-delivered with victims/survivors of Domestic Violence and Abuse (DVA) by Women's Health Matters Leeds. About the course It offers [...]

Free Safeguarding Adults Training for Volunteers

By |21st September 2023|Health & Care, Learning Disability, MailChimp, Mental Health, PSI, Training|

Leeds City Council are providing free Safeguarding Adults training courses for volunteers across the city. The courses cover: what safeguarding adults is and why it is important the role and responsibility of the volunteer in [...]

Living with Lived Experience Film Project

By |14th September 2023|Communities of Interest, Featured, Health & Care, MailChimp, Mental Health|

West Yorkshire Health & Care Partnership, Forum Central, University of Leeds and different VCSE organisations from across West Yorkshire have contributed to a film project which highlights the different people with lived experience of mental [...]

Mental Health Transformation Update | Edition 2 Sept 2023

By |12th September 2023|Featured, MailChimp, Mental Health|

This is the second edition of the Transformation Update which includes brief information about progress made towards delivering transformed community mental health care in Leeds. Key excerpt from the Progress Update: Although initially planned to [...]

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