Regular guest blogger Pete Baldwin presents ten tips to fit exercise into your busy lifestyle: As modern day society is becoming more hectic, it’s important that we avoid using the ‘I just don’t have the time for exercise’ excuse. We can all get set in our ways, whether we’re busy or not but it only […]


A big dose of exercise and a hearty dollop of commitment; is this one of the best medicines for mental illness? Doctors have been prescribing exercise, as well as medical treatment, in a bid to boost mental wellbeing and increase activity levels. These exercise on referral schemes follow the mantra of ‘happy heart, happy body, […]


On Wednesday 11th September, Creative Support hosted a stall at Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust’s Hi! Tea event at Manchester Town Hall. On the day, there were information stalls and activities, and the Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust held their annual general meeting. The event was free to attend and open […]


On Monday 9th September, service users and staff from across Halifax and Calderdale attended a masquerade ball at Hebden Bridge Town Hall. The event started with mask making and face painting sessions. There was a tasty buffet and music was provided by DJ Errol who played some great tunes for everyone to dance to. Some […]


Creative Support will be marking World Mental Health Day with a variety show featuring our talented service users! The event takes place on Tuesday 8th October 2013  from 7pm – 11pm at The Frog and Bucket in Manchester city centre Would you like to take part? We’re looking for talented people to perform on the evening. Do you […]


On Saturday 24th August, Creative Support took part in the Manchester Pride Parade for the fourth year running. The theme was ‘Acceptable in the 80s’ and everyone who attended dressed up for the occasion. Our float was decorated in a 1980s style as we toured the streets of the city playing our favourite songs from […]