Category ArchivesMental Health and Wellbeing

Jason’s Story

Jason was recommended to take part in New Directions by Links to Work, and found its hands-on practical approach suited him well. New Directions is a fully funded programme delivered by BCHA which aims to help people find work in growth employment sectors like engineering, manufacturing and production. “I was building myself up after a […]

Tish’s Story

Tish is the Nursery Manager at Cherry Tree Nursery in Northbourne. Cherry Tree Nursery works with BCHA  through the Ignite programme helping people back to work, through New Leaf’s horticulture courses at Muscliffe, and also with young people on the National Citizen Service (NCS) development programme. The nursery has been ‘caring for people, caring for […]

Sam’s story

After losing his marriage and career due to his bipolar disorder and a cyclothymic personality leading him to attempting suicide, Sam disappeared to Thailand. Whilst there, he realised that coming home would mean that he’d be homeless. He got in contact with Salisbury Trust for the Homeless over email, who arranged meetings and accommodation for […]

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