Supporting each other through our shared experiences

In our latest blog Nelson Fashogbon, a service user at Cygnet Hospital Maidstone, writes about the hospital’s Peer Support Group, what the sessions are like and the positive benefits peer support can have in a mental health hospital setting.

Seven ways you can help someone who is at high risk of self harm / suicide

The effects of suicide reach into every community across the UK and can have a devastating impact on families, friends, neighbours, colleagues and others. In this blog for World Suicide Prevention Day Dr Dumindu Witharana, Chair of Cygnet's Suicide Prevention Strategy Group, provides seven tips for supporting someone with suicidal thoughts.

Tilly’s journey on Unicorn Ward

In our latest blog Tilly reflects on her time as a service user on Unicorn Ward, the adolescent PICU service at Cygnet Hospital Sheffield, and writes about how the team helped her to open up, engage in therapies and reduce her risky behaviours.

Emma and Evelyn in the garden at Redlands

We helped a resident find his voice

In our latest blog Evelyn and Emma, two staff members at Redlands our residential service in Darlington, share their career stories and why working with people with learning disabilities is so rewarding.