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Our Peer Support Network

Duncan got involved with The Cellar Trust three years ago when he was referred to us as a client by his GP. His programme with The Cellar Trust included a computer course to improve his confidence and skills online and sessions in the woodwork skill shop. more


Working with Tong Garden Centre

You may remember that Tong Garden Centre chose us earlier this year as their charity of the year, aiming to raise £10,000 for us. As well as supporting us through fundraising, Tong Garden Centre also employed one of our former clients Dion Magyar, who is more


New Hot Beds Courses and Jack’s Video

Our horticulture manager and resident hot beds expert Jack First will be running courses on creating hot beds again later this year. To promote the courses we have made a short video presentation of Jack giving a brief introduction to hot beds and also some more


Mindfulness works!!

Research into the mind and body based approach Mindfulness has shown that the course reduces anxiety by 58%, reduces depression by 57% and reduces stress by 40%. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), encourages us to focus on the present, to help us become more aware of more


Hotbeds – Latest Update

This is what people attending the Hotbed Course next month at our Marley allotments near Keighley will be able to view – the amazing progress of the latest hotbeds created by our horticulture manager Jack First. Photographs all taken on 20th February 2014.       more


Employment Support added to the new Guidelines for Psychosis Care!

We are so happy today to see that NICE (National Institute for health and Care Excellence) have added some new recommendations to improve the care for people with psychosis and schizophrenia. There are various recommendations and the full report can be read here but we want more


Be One in a Million for Time to Talk Day

Today is the first ever Time to Talk Day and we are trying to get people talking about mental health. The campaign aims to show that small things can make a big difference….and today over 1,000 activities are taking place up and down the country more


Merry Christmas

The Cellar Trust would like to wish all our wonderful clients, volunteers and staff a very merry Christmas and a Happy and Peaceful New Year. Take it easy and we’ll see you all in 2014.


Ask the NHS to value mental health

National mental health charity Rethink are heading up a campaign, along with other professional bodies, to petition the Government to make talking therapies available to all within 28 days of requesting a referral. The campaign follows a report published, called ‘We still need to talk’.  The more


Healthy Advice

With not long until Christmas we have some advice for you to make sure this festive season is a mentally healthy one.   Christmas can be fun, but it also puts us under stress and there are some easy steps you can take to reduce more