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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

Help us raise funds when you shop online

We are delighted to be registered with both AmazonSmile and Easyfundraising, meaning our supporters can now help raise funds for us while shopping online. It’s a really simple process for both – if you shop via the Amazon Smile link which is exactly the same as shopping on Amazon, then Amazon will donate a percentage READ MORE

Drug and Alcohol Services – Feedback Event – 30th April 2019

As part of the partnership work of the Integrated Surrey Substance Misuse Service – i-access – Surrey and Borders Partnership, Catalyst and Public Health Surrey are holding an information feedback session on the first year of the integrated drug and alcohol services in Surrey, including the changes to detoxification services and the introduction of the READ MORE

We are 30 today!

Catalyst is delighted to celebrate its 30th birthday to-day.  30 years of helping people change and working for the wellbeing of people with alcohol, drug and mental health challenges.  There will be lots of events, fundraising and news over the coming weeks, so watch this space. READ MORE