Today (Monday), marks the launch of this year's Mental Health Awareness Week, dedicated to raising awareness of mental health in the UK. Now in its 21st year, the campaign...
Mental health
Bedfordshire Police force's mental health street triage (MHST) team have given the BBC unprecedented access to highlight the surge in demand for their services during the pandemic...
A new dedicated website resource for mums and families has been created and designed by those who have been through perinatal mental illness themselves...
Tom Carr
Mental Health Awareness Week (18 -24 May), is an opportunity for all of us to think about a topic that has gained traction in recent years; our mental health. Mental health is...
22-year-old Katie lives in Bedford with their parents and sister. However, they may as well be on death row. For the last eight years, Katie has been living with diabulimia...
Jon Pauling Bedford Hospital 'North Wing' fire6
A new £60m mental health building in Bedford is “a once in a generation opportunity for the people of Central Bedfordshire and Bedford borough”, a meeting heard. The potential investment on the site of the Bedford Health Village on Kimbolton Road would almost certainly lead to...
Weller Wing
Health chiefs are inching towards replacing a mental health inpatient unit in Bedford – three years after closing the town’s Weller Wing...
Mental Health Partnership
In the year since it launched, more than 1,500 detentions have been avoided thanks to a pioneering partnership between mental health professionals and Bedfordshire Police. The mental health hub partnership between East London NHS Foundation Trust...
Boys from Bedford School's Upper Sixth have transformed a 70s disco smash into an ode to growing a tash - to raise awareness of men's health and...
Crisis cafe
A crisis cafe is being launched in Bedford this month, providing support and a safe place for anyone experiencing a mental health crisis...
Thameslink Break the Stigma
The Break the Stigma campaign has collaborated with Thameslink to display messages of help and support along station platforms platforms...
Weller Wing
A Bedford pensioner is currently enduring a 140-mile round trip to visit his wife who is being cared for in East London as there are no suitable mental health inpatient beds in Bedfordshire. The case highlights...