News & Events in March 2014

Trust wins the 2014 Fleet Half Marathon Charity prize

17 March, 2014

A huge thank you to our 160 runners, who took part in the Fleet Half Marathon on a glorious spring day…such a contrast with last year!
We won 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in the Charity Team Prize and raised over £25,000 for our work, as well as having 1in 15 runners raising awareness for the Trust.
Thank you to the hundreds of people who made donations and supported us on the day.
Thank you also to Penny Abbott, Race Director and her amazing team of volunteers!
Hamish and the Trustees

A new depression test for teenage boys

6 March, 2014

A tool for predicting the risk of clinical depression in teenage boys has been developed by researchers at Cambridge Univeristy.
Tests on 1,858 teenagers showed that having both high cortisol levels and depressive mood symptoms posed a higher risk of depression than either factor alone and presented a risk of clinical depression 14 times higher than those with low cortisol and no depressive symptoms.
 Please read more atBBC News