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As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, the Selby hub women’s group created a booklet to help people suffering from anxiety. The booklet includes poems, information on spotting signs of anxiety and coping strategies. It aims to raise awareness, encourage people to seek support and talk to others.  The booklet is currently displayed at Selby […]

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A positive response from service users who attended the first Mindfulness Course held at Northallerton hub has inspired the course leaders to run another. Clients who attended said they saw real improvements to their day-to-day lives. One service user, said: “Doing the mindfulness course has really helped me. I can now use trains on my […]

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Service users at Northallerton Hub enjoyed their first Walk & Talk outing at Richmond, reaching Easby Abbey. The idea for these outings came from the Service User Involvement Group which meets regularly to plan activities and service improvements for all clients of North Yorkshire Horizons. Recovery Coordinator Ruth Hasney who helps run the group and […]

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North Yorkshire Horizons’ third annual away day had a focus of staff health and wellbeing. Organiser, Diane Erskine, said: “Throughout the day, the team really engaged and we all voted on who we wanted to receive our fun awards within the ceremony at the end of the day. The day started with an overview from […]

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I Love This Job!

So says Stephen Eacups, Group Worker, Selby Hub  “I absolutely love it. It’s a great little team. Everybody is really close and wants to help each other so if we’re short staffed on anything, people jump in and help out. Since I’ve got clean, I’ve always wanted to do this job. “When you get somebody […]

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I’m five weeks into my new role as Administrator at Selby and love it!  Everyone had told me before I started what a lovely team it is and they weren’t wrong, I feel I’m settling in really well. It’s great to be a (small) part of a team that makes such a big difference in […]

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Staff from Selby’s North Yorkshire Horizons held a pop-up event in Selby Town Centre to promote the service where they interacted with over 200 passers-by. Lesley Dawber from North Yorkshire Horizons, said: “It was a very warm day and it was great to be outside talking to members of the public about North Yorkshire Horizons. […]

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“WASTED THIS SUMMER?” IS THE QUESTION FROM NORTH YORKSHIRE HORIZONS Wasted this Summer is the title of a new campaign aimed at helping party-going young people in the county to make wiser choices about their behaviour over the summer. Mark Vidgen, Assistant Director of North Yorkshire Horizons said: “The messages that we are trying to […]

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Walk and Talk July 6th

Service users at Northallerton Hub have enjoyed their first Walk & Talk outing at Richmond, walking to Easby Abbey. The idea for these outings came from the Service User Involvement Group which meets regularly for service users to plan activities and service improvements they feel will benefit all clients of North Yorkshire Horizons. Recovery Coordinator […]

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Dozens of kind-hearted North Yorkshire Horizons staff members are completing a gruelling 180 mile relay. The walking running and cycling relay was organised by the service in support of Karen Jordan, Clinical Team Leader within North Yorkshire Horizons, who was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year. Over 40 staff volunteers are taking part in […]

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