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March Special: The Story of my Life in Two Chapters

Join Wendy Jones for the March Talk for Health special: The Story of my Life in Two Chapters, which is also an introduction to an advanced learning group Wendy is running later this year. The workshop will give you a chance to reflect on chapters of your […]

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Why Do I Feel Depressed When the Sun is Shining ?

We are very proud to pass on this insightful article by our Advisory Board Member: Philippa Perry. Philippa discusses the experience of depression and the ability to accept ourselves as we are. It’s well worth a read, click below for the full article:

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Councils Fail on Mental Health Care

Councils Fail on Mental Health Care The Charity Mind has obtained figures through the Freedom of Information Act showing that Local Authorities are not spending what they should do on public mental health.  The government outlined in the latest mental health strategy document: The Five Year Forward View , that […]

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SOS! We Need You…

We’ve had an amazing time over the last three years in Islington. Together, we have built a thriving, supportive community of people who support each others’ wellbeing. However our funding for the future is uncertain. Talk for Health has demonstrated itself to be as effective as therapy […]

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Join us this December for a free workshop in Islington


Join Nicky Forsythe, Psychotherapist and Founder of Talk for Health,  for the final special community event of 2016. This workshop will focus on how we can create the support we need to achieve our goals in the new year. There will be an opportunity to explore your […]

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Grayson Perry Talks for Health


Last week we were honoured to hold a very special event with our new patron, Grayson Perry CBE, who described his six years of therapy as the ‘best money ever spent’. Grayson was joined by Nicky Forsythe (Founder Director of Talk for Health) and Dr Josephine Sauvage […]

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Talk for Health launches all male programme to support men’s mental health


With the growing awareness of men’s mental health issues, we are delighted to announce our first ever programme for men. There is increasing evidence that gender identity can have a big impact on mental health. Whilst suicide is the biggest cause of death for men under 35, men […]

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Announcing our new patron: renowned artist Grayson Perry CBE

Grayson Perry photograpohed at the Victoria Miro Gallery, London.
This image is licenced out to Grayson Perry and the Victoria Miro Gallery to be used for press and publicity for Grayson Perry until September 2016.  
Please credit photographer where possible.

We are delighted that Turner prize winning artist, Grayson Perry, RA, CBE, has recently agreed to be our patron.  In support of Talk for Health, Grayson has said “I know from my own experience how important it is to be accepted exactly as we are: being heard […]

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FREE training and workshops for Islington this Autumn

Education is the most powerful weapon

Autumn is the traditional ‘back to school’ time of year, so we think it’s a great time to learn new things to boost your mental health and wellbeing. We have two free learning events available this September. Learn to talk for a fit mind  on our 4.5 day […]

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Mental health problems do not have to be a life sentence

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We know that many of you are interested in the field of mental health and we try to share interesting research and articles when we come across them. We recently read this great report, The empirical evidence about mental health and recovery: how likely, how long, what […]

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