World Suicide Preventon Day has marked the launch of a number of important new initiatives from partner organisations, which will play a vital part in the fight against siuicide.
The Fleet Half organisers have launched a short video of the 2014 race. This was generously produced by a local film club.
A new website will be launched in September ahead of entries for the 2015 race going live in October and do please share it with friends…. as it captures the essence of this important lcoal event, which does so much to support local charities.
On Friday August 8th the Beachy Head Chaplaincy Team (BHCT) was presented with the Queens Award for Voluntary Services, which they were awarded in the Birthday Honours list and on the same day they celebrated their 10 year anniversary.
The award was presented by the Lord Lieutenant of East Sususex, Mr Peter Field.
BHCT patrol Beachy Head for over 100 hours every week to provide support for people in distress and last year were involved in 771 searches and saved the lives of 364 people.
The Trust provides core funding for BHCT and recently funded two thermal imaging cameras. We also provide general business and financial advice.
Please read more here on the BHCT website.
The Centre Forum for Mental Health Commission (an influential Think Tank) has made a number of far reaching recommendations to "make mental wellbeing of the nation and the pursuit of happiness a clear and measurable goal for government".