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Summer Newsletter from South West Hertfordshire

The latest newsletter from our team in south west Hertfordshire has something for everyone, with the latest news on services from our mental health hub at Henry Smith House in Watford, together with interesting and informative articles, poetry, and even some jokes!

New Relationships Workshops for people with Learning Disabilities and Autism

Guideposts has started its first series of online Fear-less workshops this week, exploring relationships to enable people with learning disabilities and autism to feel more confident and be safer in their lives.

Student Volunteer: Nice

Nice has been volunteering for Guideposts at our Community Mental Health Hub in Watford, Henry Smith House, since 2019. We spoke to Nice about her experience with us.

Better Connected Service Unites Ambitious Fundraising Pair

Meet Julian and Dawn, an amazing pair who don’t shy away from a challenge! They met via Better Connected, the...

Schizophrenia – Let’s Stop the Stigma

In our second guest blog for Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 Carole, a member of our community mental health hub in Watford, gives an honest account of living with schizophrenia, her experience of what it has brought her, as well as the social stigma.

Making a Difference to my Mental Health

For Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 we are delighted to feature articles by a member of our community mental health hub in Watford, Carole.

Spring Newsletter from South West Hertfordshire

The latest newsletter from our team in south west Hertfordshire has news about face-to-face services restarting, lots of useful hints and tips, and some great articles from our members.

Reopening and Reunions at Guideposts

Our face-to-face adult services have been opening up gradually over the last month. Although we have kept in touch and offered online services, phone calls and sent fun things to do in the post, it’s not the same as being together.

Pink Patsy

Over the last year a member of our Art & Start group has started writing and illustrating children’s story books. Margaret, aged 81, has just published her 4th story about “Pink Patsy”.

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Spring Highlights 2021

Covid has continued to bring its fair share of challenges. However, you will be pleased that your Charity did what it does best and kicked into action to make sure no-one was left unsupported.