Author - Bradley King

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EDAW 2019: NAViGO pull up their socks to de-feet eating disorders

NAViGO staff pulled on their jazziest socks on Wednesday to mark Sock It To Eating Disorders Day as part of Eating Disorder Awareness Week. The campaign is led by Beat, the UK’s eating disorder charity, and aims to show the world that eating disorders don’t discriminate and can affect anyone – regardless of age, gender or background. They don’t need to be our Achilles heel. For one day only, staff delved deep into their sock drawers to pull out their brightest, boldest [...]

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Ramsden International make Rharian Fields donation

Ramsden International have made a generous donation of £250 to NAViGO's specialist eating disorder service Rharian Fields through their Making A Difference Locally initiative. The donation will allow Rharian to continue to offer first-class care and support to service users suffering from anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorders and Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified (EDNOS). "Thank you to Ramsden International for their donation," said Carrie Morwood, Clinical Lead at Rharian Fields. "We are in the process of moving into new premises [...]

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NAViGO awarded place on The Sunday Times Top 100 Not-For-Profit Organisations To Work For 2019

For the fourth year in succession, the Grimsby-based NHS mental health provider NAViGO scooped the prestigious Sunday Times award in the ‘Top 100 Not-for-Profit Organisations’ category this year, being placed 90th nationally. Employees surveyed said that NAViGO was a great company to work for and the results overall revealed a very happy and motivated workforce. Staff, who are all given an opportunity to purchase a share of the company when they begin employment, always go the extra mile for their [...]

Eating Disorder Awareness Week: Hope & Recovery by Yasmin Salt

With Eating Disorder Awareness Week taking place between 25 February and 3 March, it’s a fantastic opportunity to highlight individual stories. NAViGO service user Yasmin Salt took the time to speak to us about her decade-long battle with anorexia and bulimia, pulling no punches in describing how suffering with eating disorders affects her day-to-day life. “I remember sitting in my school psychology lesson and the teacher announced that we were going to learn about anorexia,” says Yasmin in the Hope & [...]

North East Lincolnshire gets top marks for young people’s mental health

North East Lincolnshire has received full marks for young people’s mental health care in a nationwide study. The ‘Know Your Place’ project, run by BBC Radio One Newsbeat and BBC Visual Journalism, set out to find the best place to live in Britain for those under the age of 26. Researchers gathered data from Britain’s local authorities, pinpointing 11 areas that are relevant to the younger population, before grading them out of ten. NAViGO, the NHS mental health provider for North East [...]