Meet Jess – Chapter’s New Wellbeing Coach!

What inspired you to join Chapter? I feel very passionate about supporting people according to their individual needs. I believe that mental health support should be accessible and open to the variety of human experience and culture. What’s the best bit about your work? I’m looking forward to supporting service users according to their individual […]

Meet Sadie- Chapter’s new Wellbeing Coach!

What inspired you to join Chapter? I’ve always had a keen interest in mental health and have lived experience of mental ill health.  More recently I wanted to pursue a career in mental health and when I found out about Chapter, I couldn’t wait to get involved! What’s the best bit about your work? I’m […]

Meet the Team – Dan Sarath!

What inspired you to join Chapter? I’ve lived with depression and anxiety for quite a few years, after I was diagnosed with them by my GP in 2015. Seeing first-hand how important mental health is, I was inspired to make a career move and join the Chapter team to support the well-being of people in […]

#StrongWords on Anxiety

I’m Amy, I love art and crafts and culture and seeing the beautiful world. I suffer from anxiety and depression. I’ve really managed to overcome it lately and am really happy about that. About me – I live in Winsford, Cheshire, born in Leicester. Moved here about 8 years ago. My life at the moment […]

#StrongWords – Dave Sheekey

I am Dave Sheekey, I have diagnosed bipolar disorder. I am trained as social worker, have taught English in Thailand. I have family in Uganda, where I have also worked. Currently I’m back in Chester, where I volunteer at the Spider Project, no.71, Newtown Crisis Café, and the ShareShop. Importantly, I am also a passionate […]


We’re into the 7th month of 2021! It feels like it has flown by, but this month we have another theme to help us stay present in these overwhelming times. In July we are turning the focus to the #Connect and #Learn sections of the Five Steps to Wellbeing. Both things being heavily linked to […]

Find Your Community

Lockdown has been difficult, especially when it comes to socialising. Even as an adult, it’s difficult to find friends and people to talk to unless you know where to look. So We here at Chapter have compiled a list of groups – online, local, specific or general – for you all to check out! Non-Urgent […]


In the month of June, we here at Chapter focusing on giving. The theme of the month, as you’ll see across social media, is #JustGiveJune. Kindness and giving are hugely important to mental health. A simple act of kindness can do a lot not only for the person on the receiving end of said kindness, […]