LionHeart Impact Report 2017 published

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14-11-2017

LionHeart has just released its 2017 Impact Report, which will be reaching people via their RICS subscriptions packs throughout November.

CEO Davina Goodchild said: “The end of the year always seems like a good time to reflect on what has been achieved and take stock of where we are as an organisation.  

“2017 has been a very big year for the whole team at LionHeart and I’m incredibly proud of our achievements. The figures in our latest Impact Report show we’ve reached more people than ever before, with the number of new people being supported up by more than a quarter.

“LionHeart’s support officers continue to support RICS professionals through some of the most difficult circumstances of their lives, from serious illness, to financial hardship due to job loss, or those who have suffered a family bereavement or break-up - sadly the kind of thing that could face any one of us at any time in our lives.  

“Our professional counselling service has also had its busiest ever year, and is now being used by around 1 in 4 people that come to us for support. There’s a lot in the media about how long many people have to wait for help when they’re struggling with their mental health, so we are very proud to be in a position to say to RICS professionals that they can be speaking to one of our experienced counsellors within a few days. As demand has grown for the service, we have recruited another part-time counsellor to the team so we can continue to honour this ‘no-wait’ commitment.

“Over the next few weeks people will be receiving their RICS subs packs and once again we are grateful to the RICS for enabling us to reach out to the membership through this. Members also have the opportunity to make a donation to LionHeart as they pay for their subs, and we really hope people will choose to continue to support the work of their own charity in this way.”

During 2017, LionHeart has also greatly expanded the number of CPD-approved workshops that it offers to RICS professionals, many of which are also open to partners and spouses. Financial education workshops, including money management tips for younger people and Head Start to Retirement, continue to be popular, but have been joined by a range of mental health and wellbeing workshops, and free lunchtime webinars on various topics.  

Hundreds of RICS professionals have taken the opportunity to attend a LionHeart workshop or webinar throughout 2017, and bookings are still being taken for the rest of the year and into early 2018.  

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2017
November
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October
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9th - LionHeart launches new will-writing webinar
10th - World Mental Health Day
16th - LionHeart lottery launched online
September
7th - World Suicide Prevention Day
11th - Pension Awareness Week
August
9th - Men twice as likely to suffer work-related mental health problems
14th - Tributes to 'Grandfather' of LionHeart
31st - LionHeart takes part in Wellness 17
July
25th - Farewell to two long-serving LionHeart trustees
June
8th - LionHeart helping more people than ever before
28th - LionHeart's 10 steps to wellbeing with Knight Frank
May
11th - Huge turnout for London John O'Halloran Symposium
18th - Mental health campaigner Jonny Benjamin to speak at Bristol Symposium
24th - "I hope something positive will come from dad's suicide"
April
6th - LionHeart signs up to Time to Change Pledge
20th - No time limit on grief
20th - Row For James team confirmed to speak at John O'Halloran Symposium
March
8th - Top tips this No Smoking Day
23rd - 'Switch On' to LionHeart's new webinars
February
1st - LionHeart counselling now requested by 1 in 5 people we support
2nd - LionHeart working with Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland
2nd - "Never under-estimate the power of talking"
16th - New trustees take up positions on LionHeart's Board
January
3rd - 5 reasons to NOT make a New Year's resolution
10th - National Obesity Awareness Week
12th - Tributes to long-serving LionHeart trustee Billy Jenkins
23rd - Expanded work-related support for RICS professionals
2016
December
13th - Huge rise in the number of people supported by LionHeart
November
2nd - Can you design LionHeart's Christmas card?
3rd - LionHeart unveils new look and expanded services
15th - LionHeart launches festive fundraising campaign
22nd - Emergency help for flood victims
October
3rd - Could you be one of our next trustees?
19th - New wellbeing workshops for APC candidates
September
15th - Surveyor's suicide prompts industry mental health project
June
6th - Carers’ life chances being damaged by lack of support and awareness
8th - A carer's story
14th - Help shape the future of support by taking our survey
16th - Men and stress
May
4th - 'Why wait for help?'
26th - Mental health event remembers company MD who took his life
April
12th - CV mistakes and how to avoid them
20th - Sharing the burden of a serious illness
21st - Mental health symposium will remember company MD who took his life
25th - CBRE’s RICS members donate £16,680 to LionHeart
March
8th - Change your habits this No Smoking Day
14th - LionHeart working with LGBT networking and support group Freehold
February
4th - It's Time to Talk
25th - Tributes to former chairman of LionHeart trustees Frederick Jones
January
4th - Planning for retirement with LionHeart
4th - Financial know-how for young professionals
5th - Flooding victims receive help from LionHeart
6th - New Year divorce spike predicted
7th - Should you go Dry for January?
20th - How small steps add up to big health changes
25th - Countdown to 10th annual Crypt Factor
2015
December
7th - Emergency grants available following Storm Desmond floods
8th - Dealing with loneliness at Christmas
15th - Hosting a Christmas gathering? 10 ways to keep your cool
23rd - Merry Christmas from all at LionHeart
23rd - Financial help for flooding victims still available
November
4th - LionHeart’s top 10 stress-busting tips
4th - Why I am leaving a legacy to LionHeart
12th - What is counselling and how does it work?
16th - RICS president’s London to Paris bike ride to benefit LionHeart
17th - Am I an addict? 14 Questions to ask yourself
20th - What are your rights as a carer?
26th - RICS London to Paris bike ride completed
26th - Living with a serious illness
October
21st - Survey reveals key issues RICS members face
28th - Disconnected? Spotting and dealing with work-related stress
September
30th - Worcester branch donates in memory of Paul Weaver and Jonathan Chilton
May
11th - The Helpfulness of Mindfulness
April
27th - LionHeart Announces All Round Increases in Service Use and Donations
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