Congratulations to Jonanthn Hemus, who ran the Greater Manchester marathon this weekend in an amzing time of 3hrs 57mins, raising funds for the Trust.
Well done Joanathan and thank you for all your efforts to increase awareness and suport our work! You look in good shape after 26.2 miles!
The Archbishop of Canterbury's daugher, Katherine Welby, has described her battle with "unbearable" bouts of depression and challenged the Church of England to eradicate the stigma surrounding mental illness.
Please read this excellent article, which talks about her despair being 'tinged with hope'…. and share it with others.
On Sunday March 17th 2013 the Trust had over 160 runners in the Fleet Half Marathon. Everyone did a fantastic job to raise awareness of anxiety and depression and over £33,000 for our work. Thank you!
Next year's race is on Sunday March 16th 2014, so do please put this importnat date in your diary as the Trust will be an official charity!
We will be writing to everyone in October and look forward to seeing you on the start line!
U Can Cope is a 22min film (http://www.samaritans.org/ucancope), which shares inspirational stories and focuses on three people for whom life had become unbearable through anxiety and depression but who, after seeking help, are now leading happy lives.
The film promotes three main messages:
On Sunday April 7th a number of family and friends ran the Paris Marathon for the Trust. The team comprised of Nick, David, Doug, Hamish, Kevin and Mat (see photo - left to right)…. as well as a number of other friends.