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B strong U belong super fundraisers!

16 December 2016

Strong U Belong is the brain child of Luke Elstone and a group of his friends. Luke tragically lost a close friend, Pete Davies, who committed suicide in 2012. Luke said: “The worst thing was that none of us were aware how bad things had become for Pete”. Since Pete’s death, Luke’s friends have spoken more openly about their own depression, anxiety and self-doubt.

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Making connections

14 December 2016

Bristol Community Rehabilitation Service will be holding an event on 15 February 2017 in celebration of their work to date. The occasion will be an opportunity for people who use the service and those that work for the service to come together and spend some time with each other.

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New mentoring projects launch

14 December 2016

Volunteer Services recently set up two new mentoring programmes. One is in the Community Rehabilitation Service and the other with Get Connected.

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Golden Key’s peer mentors

14 December 2016

The Golden Key Peer Mentor Team is a network of people with lived experience who support Golden Key clients.

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Hope, courage and walking

14 December 2016

The Second Step walking group decorated a tree as part of Treefest a spectacular display of Christmas trees in Bristol.

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Outstanding teaching at Second Step Recovery College

8 December 2016

One of our wellbeing and mental health trainers Nina Simmonds was given an outstanding grade in a recent teaching observation by Bristol City Council’s Learning Communities team.

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