Talk to us Day

Every July, Samaritans branches across the UK and Ireland hold local events to talk about the services they offer in their communities. This raises awareness of The Samaritans and also enables people, who may not have had the information or courage before, to reach...

Absent Father & Identity Issues

Near the end of Cormac McCarthy’s devastating novel, The Road (2006), the father and son duo who have traveled the post-apocalyptic landscape together, have to say goodbye to one another. The father is dying. The father tells the son ‘you have my whole heart‘. There...

Men & Mental Health

Men’s Health Week: 15-21 June 2020 It is not OK to be open and honest about how you are feeling if you are a man. This premise is still strongly present in our society. Owning Mental Health issues if you are male is still a taboo and this is in part why the...

Promoting Positive Emotional Well Being in Children

According to the Mental Health Foundation 1 in 9 Children and Young People are suffering with a Mental Health Disorder(2017) It is widely reported following research over a long time that Mental Health issues increase in adolescence. The Centre for Mental Health...

Back to Our Roots – An exhibition

Back to Our Roots One of our counsellors, specialising in Art therapy for under 18’s is part of this wonderful project. Creating and show casing her art, along with others, within the roots of a tree. The idea was devised by contemporary artist and Watlington resident...