How Jack, who lives with schizophrenia, struggled with addiction – and how he’s ready to move on
Jack is 27. He’s spent half his adult life in secure settings.
“I’ve been struggling with addictions since the age of 15,” Jack recalls.Read more
Mental Health Awareness Week: 3 ways nature can help you boost your mental health
By Richard Cunningham, Service Development Director at Supported Independent Living (SIL), which is part of Lifeways GroupRead more
Lockdown brings out community spirit
In 2017 Lifeways SIL won the contract to deliver mental health supported Living at Wigan Council’s new 26 flat scheme at Hardy Butts in Wigan.Read more
The importance of local services working together
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published State of health care and adult social care in England 2018/19 which is their annual assessment of health and social care in England.Read more
SIL Bluebell Court - Gardening Project
One of the people we support at our scheme in Blackpool has started her own gardening project, which is providing huge benefits for her mental well-being. The Scheme Manager, Chris Lees, has written about her journey to recovery using gardening as her main tool. Read her story below!