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Talking openly about suicide

Today marks World Suicide Prevention Day which provides us with an opportunity to rally around a shared goal of preventing suicide. In this blog Lucy Scarborough, Cygnet's Group Communications Manager, shares what it’s like to lose a loved one to suicide and the importance of shining a light on a subject that can cast such a dark shadow.

Chris’ Journey on Madison Ward

In our latest blog we meet Chris, a service user on Madison Ward, a specialist medium secure service at Cygnet Hospital Bury for men with a personality disorder and enduring mental health needs. In the blog Chris describes how he initially struggled to integrate and how working with the psychology team helped him to settle on the ward with the help of a bespoke package of care.

Lee Hammon

My Career with Cygnet

In our latest blog Lee Hammon looks back at his 21 years with Cygnet Health Care, from joining us as a management trainee through to his current role as Cygnet's Chief Commercial Officer.

Busi Mudimbu

A Year On: The Impact of Covid-19 on People with Learning Disabilities

This week is Learning Disability Week (#LDWeek2021) and Sibusio (Busi) Mudimbu, Service Manager at Old Leigh House in Essex, reflects on how the pandemic has impacted the lives of residents and celebrates the team spirit that has helped to keep them occupied, supported and well cared for throughout.

Kallam’s Journey

In our latest blog Kallam, a service user at Cygnet Sherwood Lodge, writes a powerful and moving account of his journey from a suicide attempt as a teenager through to the present day where he is looking forward to discharge and ultimately a career in mental health and psychiatry.