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World Mental Health Day

We're marking World Mental Health Day on 10 October by highlighting how one man turned his life around with help from The Retreat. Find out how James is successfully living with his ADHD and anxiety issues after seeking support from our clinical psychologists, here at The Retreat.

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Podcast coming soon

New podcast all about mental health coming soon from The Retreat.

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BBC 3 Moral Machinery

The Retreat has been featured on BBC Radio 3. Find out how you can listen to the programme.

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Featured in Yorkshire Life

To mark the run up to World Mental Health Day this month, The Retreat has teamed up with Yorkshire Life magazine to publish a feature in its October edition which highlights issues surrounding mental health. Find out how James coped with his anxiety issues and managed to keep his job. And how virtual consultations really helped him too.

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The Retreat unveils ambitious strategy for the future

Ambitious plans for the next stage of its evolution have been set out by The Retreat in its new strategy, launched this week.

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New 'virtual consultation' service launched

New technology here at The Retreat York is helping people with mental health problems get their lives back on track. A fully encrypted and secure ‘Virtual Consultation’ system is linking staff with the people in the community to provide therapy by video link within a purpose-built room.

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Back to school

Did you know children and young people with autism are more likely to develop mental health problems?

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New clinical psychologist joins the team

The Retreat’s newest member of staff is Dr Richard Dearden who joins our Autism Service for Children and Young People as a Clinical Psychologist.

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Autism Assessment service for children and young people

A specialist mental health care provider is set to take on autism assessments for children and young people in Scarborough and Ryedale.

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All set for the Autism Show 2019

A team from The Retreat will be showcasing our Autism and ADHD services at the 2019 Autism Show in Manchester on 28 and 29 June

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Research project


Important research project seeks volunteers

We’re looking for adults to take part in a piece of research in collaboration with the University of York.

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Children's services


New Children’s and Young People’s service for Autism and ADHD launches

Help is now available for children and young people who are seeking support for Autism or ADHD, thanks to the launch of a brand-new service at The Retreat.

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Digital Technology


The Retreat uses digital technology to tackle mental health

Using technology for virtual consultations and therapy is vital for today’s mental health service, says Clinical Psychologist Dr Katja Osswald, Autism and ADHD lead at The Retreat.

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Autism Show


York Autism Awareness event huge success

There was a great turn out at the Autism Awareness event in York in April, which is being hailed as a great success.

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