Bedford Park fountain. Credit: ADC Films
Mental Health Awareness Week begins today (Monday) and this year's theme is loneliness, which affects millions of UK residents. In Bedford, local groups will be holding several...
After a break during the pandemic, a mental health walking group is restarting in Bedford at the end of April. Mental Health Mates (MHM) was set up in 2016 in London by journalist and award-winning author Bryony Gordon...
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Plans to create a new regional mental health centre in Bedford include retaining the façade to Shires House, but demolishing Florence Ball House for parking. Shires House was partially...
If there’s something Bedfordians are good at, it’s stepping up. When we can see something’s missing, we put our heads above the parapet, roll up our sleeves and give it a go...
Chart-topping Bedfordian, Tom Grennan, is among some of the biggest UK artists who feature in a new NHS mental health campaign using...
grants
Mental health groups and organisations in Bedford can now apply for grants of between £5,000 and £100,000 as part of a £1.8m fund...
Two local projects have been launched to provide much-needed mental health support to those in crisis. A locally-produced documentary and new men's counselling service are both highlighting the tragic gaps in the current mental health funding...
A Bedford-based mental health wellbeing coach is joining forces with a local filmmaker to make a documentary addressing suicide prevention. Sophie Whelan runs Bright Emotions...
Free online workshops providing life skills and promoting mental wellbeing are being launched today by the NHS for children and young people across the county...
NHS
A planned overhaul of mental health services in Bedfordshire remains on track if a complex finance arrangement is in place to proceed with the £70m investment. Under the proposals, a £60m...
After listening to the concerns of parents, carers, practitioners and school staff, about how they can access support for mental health and wellbeing, Bedford Borough Council has launched a...
Weller Wing
Women with intensive mental health needs may still have to travel into London for treatment under a £60million plan to return inpatient mental health services to Bedford. A meeting heard that there are so few women requiring...