Bedford prison
A recent study by University of Bedfordshire academics has shown a rising number of prison officers who have experienced aggression or assault at work in...
Police HQ, The Breathing Space
Bedfordshire Police officers and staff now have a 'breathing space' to take a few minutes out after particularly traumatic events they may have attended or been supporting. The Relaxation Room...
A campaign to promote open and healthy debate about mental health and highlight support available in the area has received some welcome exposure at the Elstow Park and Ride.
Creativity and wellbeing exhibition
A new exhibition of work by NHS employees has launched at the Bluebell Gallery at Bedford Hospital to coincide with #creativityandwellbeingweek...
‘Every Mind Matters’ is the focus of this year's World Mental Health Day in Bedford on Saturday (10 October).And while ordinarily, Harpur Square...
Weller Wing
Health chiefs are inching towards replacing a mental health inpatient unit in Bedford – three years after closing the town’s Weller Wing...
hand heart
Mental Health Awareness Week launches this week and Bedford Borough Council is encouraging people to be kind to others and to themselves with this...
A 29-year-old woman from Stewartby who experienced the death of her parents at a very young age has launched a YouTube channel to help others deal with their experiences...
Eating Disorders week
As part of Eating Disorder Awareness The Higgins Bedford has been hosting the region's very first Recovery Fayre. The started conversations around all eating disorders...
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...
Mental health
Today (Saturday), is World Mental Health Day (WMHD) and whilst the world will recognise this and share messages of support, Bedford Samaritans Volunteers...
Nigel Bunney at Emmaus
A formerly homeless man is now in his own home and volunteering for local charity Emmaus Village Carlton that helped him overcome a life-time of mental...