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Important dates for your diaries: 1st June 2019: Annual AGM Members are entirely welcome to join and make their voices heard. This will take place in Derby – expenses can be covered for travel. For more information, please email info@depressionuk.org. 6th July 2019: Member’s Get Together Members are meeting up from all over the country […]

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The committee met last week in Derby to discuss the progress of the charity. Highlights from the meeting inlude; Celebrating the success of the PenFriend Scheme Discussing fundraising options for the summer Welcoming a new volunteer

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Last month, our members voted to change how our membership operates with the idea of making it more inclusive and accessible to everyone. Basic membership is now free of charge! This entitles you to our newsletter (email only), access to the Facebook Chat Forum and Pen-Friend Scheme. Help us, by spreading the word and sharing […]

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Tomorrow is Blue Monday – a day regarded by some as the most depressing day of the year. This is because of a mixture of the dark days, money shortages after Christmas and the time in which most people give up on their New Year Resolutions.

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Christmas is always branded like it’s special and wonderful. For some, it just isn’t and often the expectations of this period make it worse for those who are not having a good time. If you are happy this Christmas, spread some of that joy and love to those less fortunate. If you aren’t having a […]

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The committee met in Derby last Saturday (24th November). We were pleased to welcome Paul back who had taken a short sabbatical from volunteering with us. There were some discussions on how the charity might look different next year. Also, look forward to a themed newsletter some time in the future!

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Celebrated globally to raise awareness of mental health issues; this year, the World Health Organisation is focusing on the mental wellbeing of young people. https://www.who.int/mental_health/world-mental-health-day/2018/en/

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The trustee members met last week in Derby. On the agenda was; a review of the summer’s AGM, a discussion on the function of the DUK Chat page and an exciting proposal regarding our membership. Look out for these proposals in the New Year!

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Read all about Depression UK and the work we do here…

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