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https://fb.me/e/16V7yOQdE Our second Member’s Get-Together will be happening on the 24th February 2021, after the roaring success of the first. The meetings cannot continue to happen in person,  so will continue instead on Zoom. The meeting will begin at 7.30 PM and is for members only. If you are already a member and want to join, […]

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Our first Zoom Members Meeting occured last Thursday with resounding success, allowing our members to meet virtually and discuss the pre-planned topics with one another. This provided vital communication to some who have been otherwise isolated due to lockdown. To join us and become a member and have access to any future Zoom calls, go […]

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Well, here we are in 2021 and who would have thought back in March 2020 that we would be still in the grip of the Covid virus! I am the Editor of the D-UK Newsletter and have been in this role since 2008. We aim  to publish between 4 and 6 issues every year but […]

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  DUK Charity Christmas cards are now available to buy. 1 pack of 10 cards costs £5 (including postage). For more information; see http://depressionuk.org/index.php/support-us/ Send a cheque for £5.00 made payable to Depression UK and write ‘Christmas Cards’ on the back of the cheque f to D-UK, PO Box 10566, Nottingham. NG13 8LU Email us info@depressionuk.org Make a BACS transfer […]

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Our AGM ran 2 weeks ago. Obviously this couldn’t run in a public setting with lunch provided as we normally do. Instead, it was ran on Zoom – but it was still lovely to see members and to have an opportunity to chat.

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The next newsletter will be printed and released in the next week. We are happy to announce that the following newsletter after that will have the theme of “Mindfulness – Forest Bathing”. If you have any thoughts or feelings regarding mindfulness or forest bathing, please feel free to write a contribution for our next newsletter […]

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Some of the committee met today on Zoom to discuss the propsect of an AGM and what that might look like. We are hoping to host a virtual AGM open to members of the charity where they can discuss issues or propose ideas. We are also happy to announce we are looking into launching D-UK […]

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Due to social distancing measures, the committee were unfortunately unable to meet in person for their June meeting. As a result, they used the platform Zoom to host the meeting. Coincedentally, this was one of the discussion points of the meeting: a move to acquire Zoom software might mean easier remote access for our members […]

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Unfortunately, our March committee meeting was cancelled. Whilst members of the committee were eager to meet in order to discuss and prepare for the annual reports and the upcoming AGM, it was decided that there were unnecessary risks posed by the travel requirements to make the meeting. Unfortunately, we do not know yet whether this […]

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After the success of last Summer’s Member’s Get-Together, D-UK have decided to host two Meetup events this year. The first of the year will be on February 1st at the Derby Midland Hotel (right opposite the train station). It will begin at 12.30pm and there will be a small buffet lunch provided. Members will be […]

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