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.
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 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...
January 27, 2020
Four years ago I stepped off a stool with a rope around my neck. Before he called Living Well in Rochdale, Jon He...
January 9, 2020
“I wanted to share my lived experience on a one to one basis and I thought volunteering with Peer Support would give me a good foundati...
“It’s been good for my mental health. It’s made me into a different sort of person and given me confidence. I know I’m no Mo Farah but ...
"I’m enjoying myself and getting my own life back because of Big Life and Living Well. It’s given me a purpose to keep going."...
July 9, 2019
My mental health and confidence was on the floor when we first met – you really helped me to pick myself up after a year of grief a...
June 7, 2019
'I was afraid for myself and my family. I didn’t want to die but I saw no other way in my mind. This is when I knew I had to get help'
October 31, 2018
My therapy has changed my life. I feel lighter - like a cloud has lifted me!
I can now say I have less anxiety, I am a more positive person, and I know how to improve my situation
Having someone guide me through developing techniques which help me deal with my anxious symptoms was very supportive