Latest news — articles for September 2017

Greater Manchester football clubs unite for Stoptober, as new research reveals three quarters of fans want to quit

Football clubs, players and commentators from across the country are uniting this weekend to show their support for fans looking to quit smoking as Stoptober – the 28 day smokefree challenge - kicks off on 1st October.  

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Frankie says get the flu jab!

Five year old Frankie Cusack is hoping everyone in Salford who needs a flu jab will listen to his advice.

The Broadoak school pupil is the winner of a schools’ competition to design a poster spelling out the importance of getting vaccinated against the potentially deadly virus. 

Frankie’s poster encourages people who are eligible for the free flu vaccination to take it up to help them stay well over winter and protect themselves and their families from flu. It will be displayed in schools, Gateway centres, libraries,  leisure centres, dental practices, care homes and other community venues.

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University holds psychotherapy sessions for people who self-harm

A unique series of group psychotherapy sessions helping people who regularly harm themselves are to be held at the University of Salford.

The sessions have been organised by lecturers from the University’s Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy programme who say there is a national lack of services available for people who self-harm – or themselves as a way of coping with trauma or other psychological issues.

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