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Together’s involvement in the independent review of the Mental Health Act

Posted on 07, December, 2018

The final report of the independent review of the Mental Health Act has now been launched, after the government first announced such plans back in October 2017. What does it say, what will the impact be, and how has Together for Mental Wellbeing been involved in the process? Why has there been an independent review? […]

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Together appoints Linda Bryant as new, permanent Chief Executive

Posted on 28, March, 2018

By Dr. Carol Cole – Chair of the Board of Trustees, Together for Mental Wellbeing I am delighted to announce that Linda Bryant, Together for Mental Wellbeing’s Interim Chief Executive, has been appointed as the charity’s new permanent Chief Executive, following a thorough and rigorous recruitment process involving both internal and external candidates. Linda became […]

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Together appoints Carol Cole as Chair

Posted on 19, October, 2017

Together for Mental Wellbeing has appointed Dr Carol Cole as Chair of its Board of Trustees. Carol has been involved in the leadership, design and delivery of strategic change throughout her career. She trained as a clinical psychologist in mental health and community care, becoming a visiting fellow at the King’s Fund and head of […]

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Together chosen to deliver new countywide mental health service in Norfolk

Posted on 04, October, 2017

Together has been selected by Norfolk County Council to lead a partnership to deliver mental health support to people living across the county. The new service will build on the work that Together has done delivering support in Norfolk over the past three and a half years. Following a year-long process undertaken by the Council […]

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Together Pathways service saved from closure in York

Posted on 19, June, 2017

A vital Together service that reduces demand on emergency services by helping people experiencing mental distress has been saved. Our Pathways service in York offers free, personalised, one-to-one support to individuals experiencing mental distress who may repeatedly make contact with emergency services, or are at risk of entering the criminal justice system. The service was facing imminent […]

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Study finds Together’s peer support has value worth five times money spent on it

Posted on 16, January, 2017

A study of Together’s peer support in Hampshire has revealed that every pound spent on it yields a social return worth £4.94. Peer support is an integral part of Together’s mental health support, and so we set out to quantify its value both for those delivering and receiving it, by undertaking a Social Return on […]

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Government announces more funding for Liaison and Diversion

Posted on 14, July, 2016

The Government has announced a £12m investment to extend the roll-out of liaison and diversion services in police custody suites and criminal courts across England. Health Minister Alistair Burt MP announced the extra funding at a Care not Custody coalition event in Parliament on 12 July. Subject to evaluation, full roll-out should be achieved by 2020. Liaison and diversion services are […]

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Together to provide more advocacy services in Rochdale

Posted on 07, July, 2016

Together has won a contract to provide five types of advocacy support to residents of Rochdale. The new service will help to ensure that people with mental health issues are able to make their views heard.

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Together to offer peer support at liaison and diversion project in London

Posted on 28, June, 2016

People with mental health issues who are in contact with police and courts in North, East and North East London, will soon be able to access peer support, after Together received a grant from City Bridge Trust, the City of London Corporation’s Charity.

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Survey reveals people feel involved in the support they receive from Together

Posted on 17, June, 2016

People that use Together’s services feel involved in their support and in how our services are run, according to a recent survey.

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