Communications Support Worker (since January 2019) and Connect Helpline Worker (since June 2019) Tom Dent-Spargo reflects on 2019, a year of big changes for him as he integrates fully into the world of Leeds Survivor Led Crisis Service. 2019, huh? It’s fairly zipped by. At least it feels that way to me. It’s been... Read More
Blogger Tom Truelson started writing a journal back in 1994, as he struggled with suicidal thoughts and intentions. In his latest blog piece he talks about the process of writing this journal and how it helped him deal with and make sense of his thoughts. Check out his blog for his other writings and stories... Read More
It’s 20 years since we started offering crisis support at Dial House… please join us for our special event. Details below. RSVP if you’re interested!
We are hiring bank staff to work in Dial House, Dial House @ Touchstone and Connect. See below for details! Recruitment Day – Bank Staff
Over 3500 staff working across Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust have already pledged to promote LGBT+ inclusion and equality through a new NHS Rainbow Badge initiative launched at the hospitals just two weeks ago. According to national statistics up to one in seven people who identify as LGBT+ put off seeking healthcare because they’re worried... Read More
Teen Connect is celebrating a successful first year in town, helping support teens across the city of Leeds. With exam results for both GCSEs and A-Levels coming this month, our own Alice talks about exam anxiety and the need for emotional support. I became a volunteer on Connect helpline in January 2017. It was at... Read More
Lifestyle blogger Simi Bammi speaks to LSLCS about her experiences with mental health. She posts photos on Instagram coupled with self-care tips for your physical and mental wellbeing. Below she shares her views on mental health and her own experiences, and the things she’s learned in life. Check out her blog on Instagram @throwmetheblanket ... Read More
Visitor Anne Halpin talks frankly and honestly about her experiences and what has helped her as she reaches a landmark. Content warning: sexual abuse, trauma, suicide I recently turned thirty. I’d like to start with my childhood. I was physically abused by my mum as a child and I was sexually abused... Read More