Jo Garvey spends time with Erewash Rotary Club

Jo talks WTF with Erewash Rotary Club in Stanton By Dale It was an absolute pleasure to visit the Erewash Rotary Club this week and talk to them about WTF. Not least because of the very warm welcome and offer of cake and a cuppa. The group meets fortnightly at The Old School House in […]

World Book Night – Why ‘Reading’ fixes too !

 Take back control, you’re not done at the helm of your life yet! If only there were a way to reduce loneliness, increase empathy, help with sleeping, relax and, reduce stress!  There is. Read on. No, actually, read on. These are all wonderful by products of reading. Cheerful, colourful, collateral of just picking up a […]

Bilborough College Awareness days attended by WTF

Will Garvey Trust Foundation talks with students at Bilborough College WTF recently made two visits to Bilborough College (12th October and 18th November) – once to raise awareness of WTF and once as part of their Volunteer Week. On both occasions I was very warmly welcomed by Daniel Cowlishore, who had arranged both events, and […]

Opportunity To Be Part of a Lived Experience Panel with Samaritans

Samaritans Lived Experience Panel Article from Derbyshire Mental Health Forum Dear Colleagues, There is an opportunity to be part of a Lived Experience Panel. Samaritans are creating more opportunities for people with personal experience of using their services, and of suicide and self-harm, including those bereaved, to share their views and experiences. Samaritans’ Lived Experience […]

My lived experience with anxiety and depression – Dean

‘Thank you Dean for sharing your story’ – WTF The Ascent It is hard to believe that it was 18 months since I was diagnosed with suffering from anxiety and depression. It has felt both the longest and yet quickest period of time in my entire life. At the beginning, when I was first barely […]

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