Blog

We love sharing with our amazing members and supporters what we’ve been up to and how their feedback is helping shape the future of mental health and drug and alcohol services, so we’ve started a SUN Network blog! Each week one member of our small team will write about what’s been happening over here and every now and again we’ll have a guest post, so stay tuned!

Love Your Pet Day!

This week is the perfect blog week for me. I am a massive animal lover an it is […]

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Charlottes weekly blog

Hello everyone, I don’t know about you, but it feels that after January that seemed to be never […]

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Vickie’s Week – Celebrating Our Successes!

Hello again! So, it’s my week to give you an update on what’s been happening over here at […]

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Lois’s Week!

Hello, I hope everyone is keeping well and making the most of the milder weather that we are […]

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Lisa Addiction & Recovery Story

Addiction & Recovery Stories

When talking to people about addiction, there’s a lot of stigma and misunderstandings.  There are many studies and […]

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Outdoors! 12th Day of Christmas

Outdoors: A good tradition during the holidays is going for a walk.  What better way to fight the […]

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Perseverance: 11th Day of Christmas

On the 11th day of Christmas, I choose to give myself the gift of perseverance.  It’s not the […]

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Distractions: 10th Day of Christmas

This article is about a very specific and simple technique we can use to try to stop doing […]

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Honesty: 9th Day of Christmas

On the 9th Day of Christmas, I will give myself (more) honesty. The first time I heard that […]

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Connecting: 8th Day of Christmas

It can be particularly painful facing loneliness at Christmastime.  Adverts and media show idyllic scenes of family and […]

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KCs December Blog: Emmaus

Emmaus started in Paris, not long after the end of World War II. One night, a man called […]

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Giving to Self: 7th Day of Christmas

At this time of year, there’s plenty of adverts saying you deserve to take care of yourself.  I […]

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Thankfulness: 6th Day of Christmas

Happy Christmas!  We hope you are doing well this holiday season.  To set a festive mood, here’s a […]

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Physical Selfcare 101: 5th Day Of Christmas

Today it’s my turn to talk to you about something I’ve gradually learnt to work into my everyday […]

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Give: 4th Day of Christmas

“‘Tis the Season to Give”  There’s an old saying that goes something like, ‘Giving is even better than […]

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Hope: 3rd Day of Christmas

On the Third day of Christmas, I choose to give myself… hope!  This is a tough one when […]

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Learn: 2nd Day of Christmas

On the Second Day of Christmas, I will give myself the gift of… Learning something new Research shows […]

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We are excited about our Winding Road report. Read it here to get a taste of mental health journeys within Cambridgeshire

The SUN Network have been working together with Rethink Cambridgeshire to follow the mental health journeys of service […]

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Humour: First Day of Christmas Recovery

This article is a holiday gift for you and your mental wellbeing.  Everyone has different taste, so some […]

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Work – Life Balance with Vickie!

Hi everyone! I can’t believe we’re in December already, where has this year gone?! Since we’re now in […]

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Anne’s Week!

Hello Everyone. Well, it has been an incredibly busy month for me here at the SUN Network. Firstly […]

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KCs November Blog: Owning Recovery

It was the first few months of my new job, and I was trying to learn about recovery […]

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Charlotte’s Week!

Hello to our SUN Network readers. I do hope your week has been brighter than the weather, although […]

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Anne's October

Anne’s Month!

Hello everyone! Yes, it is that time again, time to hear all about what I have been up […]

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Awards ceremony

Apprentice Of The Year Award!

Vickie’s week to blog: It feels like it’s been a while since I’ve blogged about what’s been going […]

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KC October Blog

KCs Blog October – Woebot and Emotional Reasoning

Woebot is free app that asks your name then starts a conversation with you.  The ‘friend’ is armed […]

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Our September Newsletter Is Here!

Here is the latest news on what everyone here at The SUN Network have been up to since […]

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Getting Support.

It’s Charlottes Week To Blog!

A big hello to everyone, Its been a while since I did my last blog post so let […]

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Getting Support.

KC’s September Blog – Online Support

Have you thought about getting help online? Many believe a big issue found with many mental health problems […]

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Breaking The Stigma – Personality Disorders

We’ve got a new series of posts coming! Here at the SUN Network we help maintain the Keep […]

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Selfcare With Anne.

Hello everyone again. It is great for me to have this opportunity to share information about mental health […]

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What’s been happening this week?

Last weeks bank holiday has made this week fly by! So, what’s been going on? Well, this up […]

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Overdose Awareness 2019

Overdose awareness day is Saturday 31st August.  Cambridge Drug & Alcohol Services will be hosting live events where […]

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Charlottes Weekly Blog!

Charlottes Weekly Blog Hello again, feels like a long time since I did my last blog so let […]

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The Winding Road Project

The Winding Road Project We’re looking to invite people who have experience with mental health challenges who would […]

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Lois’s week!

Hey. How has your week been? Have you had any time off recently to enjoy our beautiful summer? […]

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Vickie’s Blog week!

I can’t believe we’re in August already, this year is flying by. How’s everyone’s summer going so far? […]

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What’s Anne been up to in July?

Hello all. Well a month has flown by since my last blog and I have to say it […]

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KCs July blog

KC’s week! Since I’ve been involved  in addiction recovery, I’ve been able to get closer to, and learn […]

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Read about Charlotte’s week and find out how you can have your say

Have a read about Charlotte’s week and see the latest involvement opportunities where just by having your say, […]

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Welcome to Lois’ Week!

Firstly, a happy 4th of July to anyone celebrating today. Absolutely loving this sunshine, I find it so […]

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Vickie’s week so far..

It’s been a pretty busy week for me here! I started my week by doing some work on […]

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Anne’s Week

Hi my name is Anne and this is the my first blog for the SUN Network website. I […]

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KC June Blog

K.C’s week One thing about this job that’s great is meeting lots of people.  What a privilege to […]

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What’s Happened This Week?

What’s Charlotte been up to this week ? My week started with taking part in the Children & […]

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A Week With Vickie

I’m Vickie, I’m the Social Media and Marketing Manager Apprentice here at The SUN Network. This is my […]

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Working Well Together Positive Practice

The working well together to enable co-production within mental health commissioning evidence and tools document has been published! […]

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Lois’s First Blog Post!

Hi, I’m Lois Sidney, the Executive Director of The SUN network. I’ve been with the SUN Network for […]

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The SUN Network Newsletter – May 2019

Please do have a read of our newsletter. We have kept it short and interesting, and there is […]

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K.C’s first month!

I’m KC and I joined the SUN Network team in April. My role is to help amplify the […]

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Our First Blog Post!

It’s our first blog post!  Charlottes Blog – W/C 2nd May 2019 As my first month working with […]

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