A fundraising charity quiz, hosted by energy consultants Indigo Swan, has raised an impressive £5,000 for an inspirational Norfolk charity.
More than 165 guests attended the evening in aid of Norfolk and Waveney Mind, a charity who offer advice and support to those affected by mental health problems.
James Groves, Managing Director at Indigo Swan commented: “To see what started as a quiz by candlelight in a restaurant in Norwich with 30 people 5 years ago, grow to the amazing event we had last week is amazing! The support we see from the local business community grows every year and the impact it has on Norfolk & Waveney Mind is so rewarding to see.”
Friday 29th November from 5.15-6.45pm in the Vernon Castle Room, Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library, in the Forum
Local mental health charity, Norfolk and Waveney Mind are working with LGBT+ choir Sing with Pride and the Norfolk Heritage Centre to organise an event called World AIDS Day: A Space to Talk and Remember. The event will provide a space to reflect on the AIDS crisis and the impact it had on us and our community – how we survived and how we remember those we lost. Materials from the Norfolk Heritage Centre’s LGBT+ Collection will available and we invite people to bring photos and objects of their own.
Staff from local mental health charity, Norfolk and Waveney Mind joined together with Evolve from MAP and St John the Baptist Church on Timberhill to organise a midday service, for Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day to remember people who have died due to transphobic violence around the world.
The first Wednesday in November each year is National Stress Awareness Day.
We all know what it’s like to feel stressed - being under pressure is a normal part of life. But becoming overwhelmed by stress can lead to mental health problems or make existing problems worse.
National Stress Awareness Day is a great opportunity to take a moment to think about our wellbeing and find advice or support on managing stress. We’ve got some suggestions for how you can join the conversation about stress.
A collaborative initiative to support the emotional wellbeing of Norwich residents began on World Mental Health Day (10th October).
The ‘City of Wellbeing’ initiative brings together charities, religious organisations and local businesses in the city centre, that can lend a listening ear to people experiencing emotional distress.
News: Routes Employment Service is being officially launched by Norfolk and Waveney Mind today. It promises to offer people in Norfolk a lifeline for getting back to work if they have been living with mental health issues and engaged with secondary care.
Taking a collaborative approach, this project is working across Community Mental Health Teams around Norfolk.
The first ever Mindstock festival, which took place at Open in Norwich on 7 September, brought together local bands Adventures By Post, AJQJ, No Story Goes and The Visitors with ten artists. Each artist created a piece inspired by mental health issues for an exhibition forming part of the evening, with all items up for sale in a silent auction to boost the fundraising.
A family spread across the county came together over the summer to raise funds in memory of a beloved and lost young man. Conor Manly, at the tender age of 18, took his own life.
Three local Mind mental health charities; Great Yarmouth & Waveney, Norwich and Central Norfolk and West Norfolk became one on 1st July as Norfolk and Waveney Mind.
Coming together, the charity will create a stronger, united voice for their beneficiaries, campaigning and advocating on a wider basis, enhancing service delivery and sharing good practice to further improve support across the whole of Norfolk and Waveney.