Ashton-on-Ribble psychological well being service invitations public to August birthday occasion

Central Lancashire Haven

An area psychological well being service has invited residents to have a good time its third birthday at an occasion with a bunch of household actions this August.


On Friday, 19 August, from 12pm to 3pm, Central Lancashire Haven will supply a bake sale, raffle, face portray, an ice cream van, video games, arts and crafts, a buffet, a popcorn stand, and extra at its centre on Blanche St, Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston, PR2 2RL.

The Haven gives short-term psychological well being help for folks aged 16+ and registered with a GP within the Preston, Chorley and South Ribble areas.

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Senior Practitioner Kennedy mentioned: “I’ve been a workers member on the Haven since we opened in August 2019. It has been unbelievable for me to see how properly the service is doing.

“Now we have been capable of help so many individuals with their psychological well being journey. Working right here could be very rewarding, and I like watching the crew and the service customers thrive.

“I’m very pleased with what The Haven has change into. I hope to see the Haven develop over the following few years, as we now have many plans within the pipeline to change into extra neighborhood oriented and be a neighborhood hub.

“I hope internet hosting the neighborhood occasion for our third birthday will likely be a superb solution to introduce the neighborhood to our service.”

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Disaster Restoration Employee Lewis and Informal Employee Michael

The Haven restoration employees supply as much as 4 therapeutic intervention classes for psychological well being points, aiming to supply folks with the instruments required to handle their psychological well being.

The group additionally runs a number of teams for socialising, expressing creativity or studying new abilities.

Disaster Restoration Employee Paul mentioned: “My favorite factor about working with the service customers right here at The Haven is to listen to their tales.

“I take pleasure in listening to the journeys they’ve been on and the way I get to be a part of that journey. I additionally take pleasure in studying from service customers – they typically share new abilities with me that they’ve beforehand discovered.

“I can then share this talent with others, which is unbelievable. As for the way forward for The Haven, I hope all workers and repair customers proceed to take pleasure in their time right here.”

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To self-refer, folks can attend walk-in hours on weekdays, from 10am to 10pm, and 11am to 10pm on weekends and financial institution holidays (no appointment required).

Volunteer Arun mentioned: “My favorite factor about volunteering at The Haven is to be a welcoming face to someone coming in to begin their restoration journey.

“I want to see extra males opening up about their psychological well being and utilising the service.

“I really feel it will be nice for males to be comfy having an open dialog about their psychological well being and to achieve out for help when wanted.”

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To self refer by phone, name 0330 0083672 on weekdays, between 10am to 10pm, and 11am to 10pm on weekends and financial institution holidays.

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