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Weʼre raising £2,000 to fund talking therapy sessions for unpaid mental health carers in the London Boroughs of Camden, Kingston and Hillingdon.

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A carer is anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support (Carers Trust). Carers are different from care workers, who are paid professionals.

Supporting a friend or family member in this way can be extremely tough and comes with a number of challenges which can have a substantial impact on physical and mental health. Over the past year mental health has received much attention and rightly so, but what has maybe been neglected is the role of unpaid carers in supporting people with these illnesses, and the impact this in turn then has on their mental health. Therefore to conclude Carers Week 2018, Chris, Risa, Jack, Karen, Ben, Mike and Andy are cycling from London to Paris to raise money for unpaid mental health carers in the London Boroughs of Camden, Kingston and Hillingdon and raise awareness of the amazing job they do which is unseen, unmentioned, but relentless and selfless. All the money raised will directly be spent on therapies such as counselling to restore health, happiness, a sense of self. By recognising unpaid carers in this way, they will hopefully continue to do such an essential job for the people they support, their families, and the wider society.

Please help our unsung heroes. Show carers we care.

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    10

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Apr 23, 2018

      Good luck all

      £30.00

    • John O'Brien

      John O'Brien

      Mar 26, 2018

      Good luck Karen! x

      £30.00

    • Margo Klomp

      Margo Klomp

      Mar 24, 2018

      @Karen; wil je Mn kite of SUP lenen voor het tussenstuk??😜😜😜

      £50.00

    • Tanya Wanless

      Tanya Wanless

      Mar 24, 2018

      Karen good luck to you all. Great cause.

      £20.00

    • Andrew Walker

      Andrew Walker

      Mar 24, 2018

      Good luck Karren all the best Andy wallker

      £10.00

    • Ea ten Kate

      Ea ten Kate

      Mar 24, 2018

      £10.00

    • Cathryn Kay

      Cathryn Kay

      Mar 24, 2018

      Good luck Karen and friends. A great cause. Cat x

      £10.00

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