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Annual Review 2018/19 – Out Now!

With our Annual Review for 2018-2019 we are delighted to have the opportunity to showcase the range of work Catalyst and all its many projects, working to support some of the most vulnerable people in Surrey. In our 30th anniversary year, we continue to grow while still remaining true to the values and ethos which READ MORE

White Ribbon UK – take a stand against domestic abuse

This week marks the start of the White Ribbon campaign – 16 days of action starting on November 25th to raise awareness and take a stand against violence and domestic abuse. White Ribbon UK was founded in 2005, and is part of the global movement to end male violence against women. This year the theme READ MORE

Alcohol Awareness Week – 11-17 November 2019

It’s Alcohol Awareness week 2019. The theme for this year is  ‘Alcohol and me’ which focuses on your own relationship with alcohol.  Test your knowledge –  take the alcohol quiz from Alcohol Change UK – Alcohol Quiz We are always working to raise awareness and reduce the stigma associated with problems with alcohol. We offer READ MORE

World Mental Health Day 2019

Today is World Mental Health Day – a day to raise awareness, educate and reduce the stigma so people feel comfortable talking about their mental health. As a local mental health charity, mental health and wellbeing is part of our everyday work and we regularly encourage staff, volunteers, partners and clients to look after themselves READ MORE

World Suicide Prevention Day 10 September 2019

Today we get together with thousands of organisations around the world to help raise awareness of suicide and help reduce the number of deaths lost to suicide. Although we are talking more about our mental health, there are still far too many lives lost to suicide each year –  deaths by suicide rose by 11.8% READ MORE

International Overdose Awareness Day – 31 August 2019

Today is International Overdose Awareness Day (https://www.overdoseday.com/ ) a global event that we proudly support by working towards preventing overdose, reducing stigma, raising awareness and providing support to people, families and loved ones affected by substance misuse and overdose. The message?  That every person’s life is valuable and that stigmatising people who use drugs needs READ MORE

Catalyst needs you!

With additional funding and changes to existing programmes, Catalyst have a number of varied and rewarding positions available this summer.  We want to add skilled and enthusiastic people who share our values, vision and ethos to our amazing teams across all our projects.  Interested?  Roles include: Reach Out Counselling Service Lead  Full-time 35 hours Reach READ MORE

Trustees wanted!

Want to make a difference to people with alcohol, drug and mental health issues by becoming a Trustee of Catalyst? The Trustee Board is seeking to appoint two new Trustees to support the governance of the charity, Catalyst Support in its work to promote the wellbeing of people in Surrey with alcohol, drug and mental READ MORE

Mental Health Awareness Week – Love and Appreciate Yourself

This week is Mental Health Awareness week, a campaign week that is important to us as we support many people through mental health recovery. The theme for this year is body image – how you think and feel about your body. A topic that is becoming increasingly popular in our society with the increase in READ MORE