June 5, 2023
In 2021, Dr Hadar Elraz wrote for the Work Foundation on how people experiencing mental health problems had managed through the Covid-19 pa...
March 2, 2023
The Investing in Volunteers Award has taken its place as the latest addition to the Big Life trophy cabinet. The bid to get the award renewed for the third time on the trot, began in 2019 and marks over fifteen years of award success in supporting volunteers.
February 25, 2022
Struggling with debt and unable to find work, Paul built stronger local connections through Be Well to help ride out the storm.
November 23, 2021
Melissa came to Talking Therapies Stockport after dealing with anxiety at work, which was worsened by the pandemic. With the help of therapy, she's now feeling more confident socialising and at work.
November 12, 2021
Rebecca's anxious thoughts were taking over her life. With the help of therapy, she's learned how to overcome her negative thoughts and change her life for the better.
July 23, 2021
When B first came to see Richard at Be Well he'd been out of work for 5 months, had no food in the house and was racking up rent arrears. With Richard's help, B kicked these obstacles into touch and rebooted his ambitions.
June 1, 2021
We should all be concerned about the use of ECT on particular groups in society, and the adverse effects it can cause to people’s lives
May 27, 2021
Mum of four, Clare’s life unravelled when the pandemic hit. Talking to Bernadette, a Be Well Employment Coach, proved a turning point.
April 29, 2021
Big Life's Medical Director, Louise Grant, explains that for a lot of people with autism, life is what happens while they are waiting for a service.
March 17, 2021
"I’d hit rock bottom before I got to Be Well. I didn’t know where to turn. I’d had no help caring for my mum. No one wanted to know."
February 24, 2021
Living Well recently helped to set up the borough’s first pop-up vaccination clinic at Castlemere Community Centre.
August 28, 2020
Wesley Community Furniture who provide low-cost furniture and household items has become the newest member of The Big Life group’s family of services.
August 19, 2020
When Rochdale hit the headlines for some of the highest levels of covid in the country, Michelle Duffy Living Well’s Service Manager cleared her diary so Living Well could play its part in helping tackle a new wave of covid transmission.
February 6, 2020
“Now I’m just trying to take one step at a time with each day. Without Be Well, in all honestly, I would most probably have ended up se...