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Richmond Foundation ‘satisfied’ with Education Minister’s statement on Mental Health First Aid

Richmond Foundation are satisfied with Minister for Education Evarist Bartolo’s statement published in The Malta Independent yesterday,  that Mental Health First Aid in schools is the next step forward in First Aid Measures. Read more 

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Richmond Staff attends conference ‘Psychosis across the Lifespan’ organised by the (MAP)

Richmond Foundation was present at today’s conference ‘Psychosis across the Lifespan’ organised by the Maltese Assocation of Psychiatry (MAP). It was truly a well-organised and interesting conference! Well done to the MAP and speakers at the event

 

 

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Dr Roberta Metsola for visiting us! ‘Alliance 4 Mental Health’

Thank you Roberta Metsola for visiting us! ‘Alliance 4 Mental Health’ is made up of four Maltese NGOs – Richmond Foundation, the Mental Health Association, the Maltese Association of Psychiatry and the Maltese Association of Psychiatric Nurses.

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Mark Speaking about Mental Illness

Well done and thank you Mark for speaking up about mental illness and the difficulties you experienced. We are proud to be part of your recovery! Let’s end the stigma!

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CEO of Mount Carmel Hospital visits Richmond Foundation

This morning, Mr Kevin Schembri, newly appointed CEO of Mount Carmel Hospital, together with Mr Paul Dalli and Ms Mary Rose Meli, visited Villa Chelsea, our therapeutic community in Birkirkara, as well as Richmond Foundation’s Head Office, and Villa Rubery, our female hostel in Attard.

 

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Talk to Students at St. Thomas Moore College Secondary School, St. Lucia.

Andrew Barberi, KIDs manager, recently gave talks about Dealing with Stress to the students of St. Thomas Moore College Secondary School, St. Lucia. Thank you to all the students who collected €150 in aid of Richmond Foundation from a dress down day at their school.

 

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A courtesy visit at our KIDs Programme by H.E The President of Malta Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca.

A courtesy visit at our KIDs Programme by H.E The President of Malta Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca.On Wednesday 3rd February 2016 Read More

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Atlas donates €4,000 to Richmond Foundation

Atlas Donation 2016

Atlas Insurance Deputy Managing Director Matthew von Brockdorff together with Atlas Social Club Chair Ivan Distefano recently presented the Richmond Foundation Chairman Anthony Guillaumier with a donation of €4,000. Read More

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Thomas Smith Group Donates €1,000 to Richmond Foundation

Thomas Smith Donation 2016Thomas Smith staff presented cheques to two NGOs – the Richmond Foundation and Noah’s Ark Sanctuary – earlier this month.

The money was raised through staff donations last year in return for wearing casual attire to work. Every Friday is a dress-down day at Thomas Smith Group, with the intent to collect donations from staff and help those in need. Randomly selected employees then nominate benefiting charities.

Daniela Calleja Bitar, operations manager at the Richmond Foundation, who received the €1,000 donation, praised the group’s staff for the support shown towards the initiative and its volunteers and for choosing the foundation, as this will in turn raise awareness on mental health.

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Anxiety self-help group

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Richmond Foundation has started a self-help group for individuals experiencing any form of anxiety. The purpose of the group is to support and empower each and every individual. In this way the group would aim to contribute towards members having a better quality of life. This group is not only targeted for individuals with generalized anxiety, but also for people with phobias, OCD or any other form of anxiety. Participants of this group will be able to share their experiences with one another. Our next meeting will be held at the Richmond Foundation Head Office in Santa Venera on Thursday the 27th of April 2017 from 5.30pm until 7pm. and every last Thursday of the month thereafter .

For more information call Richmond Foundation on 21482336 or 21440324.