HeadsUp News and Resources

Created on 2 March 2022

Hope – and our Peer Support Workers...

“Hope is an optimistic state of mind that is based on an expectation of positive outcomes with respect to events and circumstances in one's life or the world at large. As a verb, its definitions inclu...

Created on 2 March 2022

Fluidity – understanding our own wellbeing...

One of our Peer Support Workers explores how understanding change and the fluidity of our own wellbeing and mental health can be really helpful. We’ve all heard the News and we’ve all been through...

Created on 2 March 2022

Accessible IT for all...

When faced with new challenges or opportunities we get our heads together and think of innovative ways to make the most of what we have. When we applied for and received refurbished tablets from Essex...

Created on 7 February 2022

Me and You and a Dog named Boo…....

I wonder if any of you were born before 1971 and remember that song?  My family and I rescued a puppy three and a half years ago and we decided to call her “Boo” (a character from a certain Disney fil...

Created on 7 February 2022

Confidence – getting the boost you need...

Sometimes, all it takes is that boost of confidence to get you where you need to go. We see this a lot with our participants, often they have the skills and experience but all they need is a sprinklin...

Created on 18 January 2022

Could a simple yoga routine help with mental health?...

One of our HeadsUp delivery partners has been practising yoga for some time and here she explores how it makes her feel and how it might help others. It's well known that when you are not feeling s...

Created on 18 January 2022

New Year, New job!...

Supporting one of our participants who hasn’t worked for over 10 years and he got the job!! What we did We worked together creating a CV and looking at how to upload CV's onto job search websites. W...

Created on 8 December 2021

Olaronke, Our New Peer Support Worker...

Hi, I am Olaronke. I am new to the team here at Signpost Basildon. I used to work within the NHS as a Health Advisor. I have experience with mental health and speaking with people to gather informatio...

Created on 8 December 2021

Meet our new Coordinator...

Hi, my name is Charlotte and I’m the new centre manager at Signpost in Basildon.  I’ve always lived in Basildon, which means I know the community well. My previous roles have been team management with...