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All of the latest news from The Retreat. Older news stories are stored in our News Archive.

The Retreat York Appoints New Chief Executive07 Sep 2016
The Institute of Mental Health Research Day 201613 May 2016
Researchers from The Retreat deliver oral and poster presentations. READ THE FULL ARTICLE >>>
The Retreat Chief Executive Retires08 Mar 2016
Keynote Speech Delivered by Dr Stephanie Petty12 Oct 2015
Dr Stephanie Petty delivered a keynote speech on 'Developing Psychological Best Practice in Inpatient Wards'. READ THE FULL ARTICLE >>>
Love Arts York 2015 June 19th - July 5th05 Jun 2015
Love Arts York is a week-long citywide festival which will explore the relationship between mental wellbeing and the arts. The aim is to showcase the talents of local artists and will feature a series of performances, film screenings, workshops and exhibitions, all taking place in various venues from Monday 29th June - 5th July, culminating in mini fringe festival Love Arts Theatre at Friargate. READ THE FULL ARTICLE >>>
Recruitment Day 19 June29 May 2015
On June 19 The Retreat will be holding an open day for all individuals interested in a career in mental health at The Retreat, in particular those interested in working as RMNs, Support Workers, or Therapists within our Outpatient Service. READ THE FULL ARTICLE >>>
The Retreat opens its doors for mental health awareness22 May 2015
As part of its activities for mental health awareness week 2015 The Retreat and The Tuke Centre opened their doors to the public and invited them to come and learn more about mental health. READ THE FULL ARTICLE >>>
Prize Winning Research Presentation14 May 2015
Stephanie Petty and Michelle Potts from The Retreat won the prize for best research presentation at the recent Institute of Mental Health research day in Nottingham. READ THE FULL ARTICLE >>>
New Earswick Quakers Become Dementia Friends27 Apr 2015
Over the weekend dementia champions from The Retreat: Stephanie Petty and Michelle Potts, ran a dementia friend session for Quakers in New Earswick. READ THE FULL ARTICLE >>>
Quakers in Yorkshire day held at The Retreat22 Apr 2015
On Saturday 18 April a regional Quaker event, ‘Quakers in Yorkshire’ was held at The Retreat. This event takes places three times a year at different venues across Yorkshire. We were delighted to host Quakers in Yorkshire here for the first time in recent history. READ THE FULL ARTICLE >>>
Free mental health event for local employers.21 Apr 2015
As part of its range of events for Mental Health Awareness Week 2015, The Tuke Centre are putting on a free event for local employers on Tuesday May 12th. READ THE FULL ARTICLE >>>
Mental Health Awareness Week 201520 Apr 2015
As part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2015, The Tuke Centre and The Retreat are putting on a range of free events. READ THE FULL ARTICLE >>>
Joint Research Event - Therapeutic Environments15 Apr 2015
Therapeutic environments - A joint exploration of research with The Institute of Mental Health and The Retreat READ THE FULL ARTICLE >>>
Further images from The Retreat archive now available08 Apr 2015
Over 75,000 digital images from The Retreat archive can now be viewed via the Wellcome Library website READ THE FULL ARTICLE >>>
Eating disorder unit for young patients planned at The Retreat07 Apr 2015
PLANS have been submitted to build a treatment centre for young patients with eating disorders at a York mental health facility. The Retreat in Heslington Road has submitted planning permission to City of York Council to build a unit for about 12 patients in order to address a shortage of beds for young people. READ THE FULL ARTICLE >>>
Steve Halliwell interview mentioning The Retreat01 Apr 2015
Steve Halliwell (Zak Dingle from Emmerdale) was recently interviewed by The Big Issue talking about his desire to create a truthful representation of poorer people and his own experiences of mental illness and getting support at The Retreat. READ THE FULL ARTICLE >>>
The Retreat at BIGSPD 201510 Mar 2015
A range of research concerning the Retreat's services was recently presented at the key UK Personality Disorder conference. READ THE FULL ARTICLE >>>
Baking for Beat27 Feb 2015
As part of national eating disorder awareness week, staff and patients at The Retreat carried out fundraising activity for the charity Beat. READ THE FULL ARTICLE >>>