Death of Catalyst CEO

We are very sad to announce that Haydn Morris, our Chief Executive, died on Thursday 1 June. Haydn had been Chief Executive for 7 years, and with the organisation for over 17 years, and was, and will remain, an integral part of the Catalyst ethos.  His passion, vision and knowledge, combined with his focus on READ MORE

Volunteers’ Week 1 – 7 June 2017 ‘You Make the Difference’


We are so fortunate to have over 80 volunteers involved in the work of Catalyst – we simply would not be able to manage without them.  The difference they make to our clients and organisation is huge. We would like to say a HUGE ‘Thank You’ to our fantastic volunteers for all their hard work READ MORE

Get Moving this weekend!

We are delighted to have been invited by Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Trust to be their partner this year for their annual GET MOVING event, held on Saturday 20 May 2017 at the beautiful Painshill Park in Surrey. Come and join us for our annual 5K walk and help us to celebrate the link READ MORE

Surviving or Thriving? Mental Health Awareness Week

Good mental health is more than the absence of a mental health problem. This Mental Health Awareness Week, we are going to look at mental health from a new angle. Rather than ask why so many people are living with mental health problems, we will seek to uncover why too few of us are thriving READ MORE

Interested in being a Recovery Peer Mentor?

information event

Interested in becoming a Peer Mentor and working toward a Diploma (Level II) in Peer Mentor Progression? Catalyst and CGL are looking to running a second course for people who may want to add a different dimension to their recovery. Come along to our friendly meet and greet session on: Thursday 13th April from 12-2pm READ MORE

We are growing our Community Connections!

the welcome project

From 1 April 2017, The Welcome Project (part of Catalyst) is delighted to being able to continue providing mental health and emotional wellbeing in Guildford, Waverley, Surrey Heath and Farnham – and The Welcome Project will also be offering a range of one to one support, groups and activities in Spelthorne, Runnymede, Woking and West READ MORE

Safe Haven Camberley to join Aldershot Safe Haven

Mental health crisis services offered at the Safe Haven Camberley are moving to the Safe Haven Aldershot on Saturday 1 April 2017.  Camberley was part of a 5 centre pilot across Surrey in the last 12 months. The relocation will allow consolidation of services and will offer accessible mental health out of hours crisis care. Safe Havens READ MORE

Community Connections for 2017

Catalyst – as The Welcome Project – is delighted with the announcement of the award of new contracts from 1 April 2017 to support emotional wellbeing and mental health “Surrey County Council and the Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in Surrey are pleased to announce the new providers of community connections services after a formal procurement process. READ MORE

It’s Time to Talk – Can YOU talk about mental health?

It’s Thursday 2 February – Time to Talk for better mental health Catalyst and The Welcome Project will be talking and keeping the conversation going across the county – we want people to be encouraged to think about and talk about mental health and wellbeing. So – Can YOU talk about mental health? Find out READ MORE