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Weez Project All Right Simon Armitage Loneliness

All Right?

Thanks to UK Northern Rail for allowing us to show this video depicting poet laureate Simon Armitage’s poem, All Right? This time of year can be a particularly lonely time. If you’re worried about someone, don’t forget to ask them if they are all right. It can make all the difference. Video of the poem […]

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Managing the Festive Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year as the song goes, and it can definitely be a period of joy and comfort. Christmas can also be a very difficult time for people facing any mental distress. Loneliness, sadness, worry and self-doubt can easily creep in. At this time of year it’s even more important […]


Kindness is good for you and for others, and spreads general well-being. I love the quote from this BBC article: ‘Be kind to one another,’ I don’t mean only the people that think the same way that you do. I mean be kind to everyone. It doesn’t matter.’

First Therapy Session: Useful Hints and Tips

People with mental health issues may be referred to a counsellor or professional therapist to talk about what’s going on and to discuss ways of dealing with these issues in order to help you feel better in yourself and manage the feelings and emotions that are affecting you. The following article was kindly provided by […]

Overcome Learned Helplessness: Learned Optimism

Learned optimism is a way of re-training the brain to think differently and the ability to see the possibilities of good ahead. No matter who you are or circumstance, anyone can learn the skills to become a more optimistic person in time. For example, if someone has lost a close relationship, instead of putting themselves […]

Listen, Talk and Care

On World Suicide Prevention Day, let’s remind ourselves that we can all do more to help keep people safe.  A simple starting point is to listen, talk and care.Listen.  When someone mentions  an emotional problem, listen with interest and non-judgementaly.  By giving them your full attention you’re showing support.  Offer to help or get them […]

Weez Love

Our smart, astute, creative Jamie would have been 18 today. Just imagine what a young man with your talents could have achieved. We think of you every second of every day with the deepest love. You were so loved by so many and we miss you. And now a message. If you have distress in […]

Yau Yee League Friendship Cup 18 August 2018

What an amazing day of football and fun at the Yau Yee Friendship Cup! Thanks to our great friends at KELY Support for organising activities to raise awareness about mental health. Thanks to the YYL organising team for supporting us, making it all happen and running such a fabulous competition!