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Entries open for Workplace Mental Health Award

The new Workplace Mental Health Award sponsored by The Cardinal Clinic and The Institute of Directors, and is supported by Brighter Berkshire. Enter now!

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Have a Yellow Day!

Show your support by choosing a day in July to shine bright for Brighter Berkshire’s 2017 Year of Mental Health. Venture into your wardrobe and dig out any bright yellow item. Wear it with pride in July to college, work or to your local pub or community group.

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Unlock Your Wellbeing completes their pledge to Brighter Berkshire!

Unlock Your Wellbeing completes their pledge to Brighter Berkshire!

On 10th May 2017, Anne-Marie Gawen from Unlock Your Wellbeing CIC delivered a ‘Happiness’ workshop in Bracknell, with support from Bracknell Forest Public Health as part of her pledge to Brighter Berkshire and the Year of Mental Health. The workshop went very well and you can click read more to see the feedback from the workshop.

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Support Brighter Berkshire in your local Waitrose

Support Brighter Berkshire in your local Waitrose

We have been chosen as one of the three charities to benefit from Waitrose Community Matters scheme throughout the month of May. Look out for our box at Waitrose in Reading (Oxford Street), Waitrose in Maidenhead and John Lewis in Reading and pop in your green token!

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Walk and Talk for Mental Health in Reading

Walk and Talk for Mental Health in Reading

Walk and Talk for Mental Health in Reading This Saturday, 6th May, a huge group of Brighter Berkshire volunteers headed out to Reading town centre to spread the Brighter Berkshire message. It was an extremely successful day talking to local shoppers and business...

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Anne-Marie Gawen leads for Brighter Berkshire in the Wokingham area

Anne-Marie Gawen leads for Brighter Berkshire in the Wokingham area

Brighter Berkshire 2017 Year of Mental Health launched in December and has been working its way across Berkshire. Here in Wokingham, Anne-Marie Gawen is taking the lead and would love to hear from you about your ideas for raising awareness about issues to do with mental health and improving opportunities for anyone who may have had an episode of mental ill health.

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

This year Mental Health Awareness Week will take place on 8-14 May 2016 with the theme ‘Surviving or thriving?’. Every year, in May, the Mental Health Foundation help to raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing issues.

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Donations and Fundraising Reach £20k

Donations and Fundraising Reach £20k

Thank you to everyone who has contributed to Brighter Berkshire, so far we have raised an incredible £20,000 from corporate donations and fundraising. A special thank you to all those who fundraised and ran in the Reading Half Marathon, everyone who took part in the...

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