The Cellar Trust Blog

Christmas

Christmas Written by Steph, Trainer Download a PDF copy of the Blog here   Hi, my name is Steph, and I am in the Training team at The Cellar Trust – currently training the West Yorkshire Police – so it is rare that I get to see many of you, and so I was very […]

World Menopause Day

World Menopause Day Blog This can’t be menopause… can it? Written by Sarah, Volunteer at The Cellar Trust If you’re anything like me, a night in with your best friend, your ride or die, is one of the best forms of therapy. I’ve made some of the best decisions of my life sitting on my […]

South Asian Heritage Month – Yasmeen

South Asian Heritage Month Written by Yasmeen, Pathways to Employment Worker   South Asian Heritage Month is held from 18th July to 17th August each year. The South Asian countries have a rich cultural legacy that influences and integrates with many other cultures and communities around the world, and we have a large diaspora in […]

South Asian Heritage Month – Noreen

South Asian Heritage Month Written by Noreen, Community Engagement Lead   South Asian Heritage Month is held from 18th July to 17th August each year. The South Asian countries have a rich cultural legacy that influences and integrates with many other cultures and communities around the world, and we have a large diaspora in Bradford. […]

Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week

Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week Monday 1 – Sunday 7 May 2023 Written by Katie, Touchstone   What is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week? Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week is a week-long campaign dedicated to talking about mental health problems before, during and after pregnancy. The week is all about: raising public and professional awareness […]

Sharing trauma for mental health

Sharing trauma for mental health Written by Yasmeen, Senior Support Worker, The Cellar Trust   As mental illness is on the rise and the awareness is spreading far and wide, I have taken this opportunity to express my battle with mental illness. In 2014 I had a nervous breakdown, the sheer pressure of keeping up the […]

Inter Faith Week

Inter Faith Week Written by Ali, Volunteer Coordinator, The Cellar Trust Spending my whole life in Bradford as a second generation British born Muslim of Pakistani heritage has influenced and shaped me into the person I am today, however the broader cultural heritage of this city and diverse communities are part of the wider influences […]

Menopause and Me

Menopause and Me Written by Becky, Group and Courses Facilitator, The Cellar Trust I didn’t know, back when I use to mock my mother for making genuine mistakes and having hot flashes, that this was the start of the M word. Nor did I know of any more symptoms. I just knew that we all […]

Haven – the end of an era

Haven – the end of an era Written by Kim Shutler, CEO, The Cellar Trust Today marks the end of an era for The Cellar Trust as we draw our Haven crisis service to a close. It feels momentous for us because Haven was the real game changing service for us when it opened in […]