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Tel: 0113 843 4388


Our office opening hours are: 

Monday, 8:00am - 4:00pm 
Tuesday, 8:00am - 4:00pm 
Wednesday, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday, 8:00am - 4:00pm 
Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm  

Please note we are closed on Bank Holidays.

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Burmantofts Health Centre, Cromwell Mount Leeds, LS9 7TA

Welcome to the LMWS Blog

Mental wellbeing is a key part of all our lives and, whether it's worry or stress, depression or fear, everyone encounters difficulties at some point. However, despite great strides in mental health awareness, the range of therapies and support can still be hard to navigate.

The LMWS Blog is here to help demystify mental health conditions and introduce the support available at LMWS and across the UK.

Suicide Prevention: How We Can All Help

Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner Vanessa Suttill explains the link between mental health and suicide, and how LMWS works to ensure people can access the support and guidance to take care of their mental health – and help those around them. Read more.

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2022: Loneliness

Loneliness is the focus of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week. But what exactly is loneliness – and how can it impact our mental health? Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner, Tilly Hall, explains how loneliness can affect us at any age – and the many ways we can manage it. Read more.

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Stress Awareness Month 2022

We all experience stress at one point or another. For Stress Awareness Month 2022, LMWS Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner, Tilly Hall explores the different facets of stress and the best ways to manage it. Read more.


Diabetes and Mental Wellbeing

Diabetes can impact every aspect of daily life – including mental wellbeing. Katie Harper-Smith, Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner at LMWS, explains how those living with this condition can better manage their mental health and wellbeing long term. Read more.

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Mental Health and the Workplace

As workplaces begin to reopen across the country, LMWS Employment Adviser, Hannah Beswick explores the critical relationship between wellbeing and the workplace. Read more.


The Secrets of Good Sleep

Sleep is very important for both our mental wellbeing and physical health. Our Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner and new Sleep Well session lead, Vanessa Suttill explains how you can improve your sleep and support your mental health. Read more.


Pride Month: Gender, Pronouns and Mental Health

What are pronouns? Experts from Touchstone explain how using the right pronouns can protect the mental health of trans and non-binary friends, colleagues and members of the public. Read more.


Introduction to CBT

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is proven to help with a wide range of mental health conditions. For Mental Health Awareness Week 2021, LMWS Cognitive-Behavioural Therapist Sarah Pearson sheds some light on CBT and whether it might be right for you. Read more.

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Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week

Whether you’re planning, expecting or caring for a new baby, parents can experience a range of mental health issues during this time, from anxiety and depression to PTSD and psychosis. Read more.

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Mental Wellbeing in a Pandemic

Though lockdown has begun to ease, many of us are still struggling with our mental wellbeing. However, our specialists at LMWS have shared some tips to get you back on track – including our free online course. Read more.

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If you wish to raise a concern, complaint or compliment regarding our service, please contact the Patient Experience Team.

We do not provide an urgent or crisis response service. If you are concerned about your current wellbeing, please contact your GP, access help via 111 or contact the 24 hour Crisis Assessment Service on 0800 183 1485.

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