News Hub

From the latest news and client stories, to campaigns, events and resources, the News Hub explores all topics relating to women’s mental health from the Maya Centre and beyond.

Dr Claire Phipps

Menopause: Let’s Talk About It, with Dr Claire Phipps

The Maya Centre has partnered with GP and British Menopause Society (BMS) Menopause Specialist Dr Claire Phipps to deliver a series of four standalone group workshops on navigating the menopause. With the final session planned for 12:30pm – 2:00pm, 14 June, ‘A Second Spring: Journey of the Menopause’ gives a guide on how to spot symptoms, speaking with your GP, the impact and variety of physical and emotional symptoms, the risks and effectiveness of different holistic and medical approaches and how to embrace menopausal changes.

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How to Deal with Loss, Grief and Bereavement as a Black Woman

From Monday, 29 January 2024, The Maya Centre will run a series of free loss, grief and bereavement workshops for Black women to explore the diverse circumstances of loss and how to best cope. Whether this loss shows up as the death of a loved one, the end of a significant relationship, unemployment, separation from your home or something else, we are here to support the grieving process.

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Christmas Mental Health Resources

Our Archway headquarters will be closed during the festive period, reopening on 3 January 2024. We understand that many women will still require mental health support during this critical time, and we’re here to highlight various resources to help you get through this season.

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The Irish Women’s Service

The Irish Women’s Service (formerly the Irish Women’s Project) is a specialist mental health initiative that helps Irish women and women of Irish descent to explore issues relating to their culture and heritage. As our longest-running specialist service, this support includes those from both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

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How The Maya Centre Supports LGBTQ+ women

The Maya Centre offers a supportive presence for queer women in the Islington community and surrounding boroughs who may be experiencing or have experienced trauma relating to their sexual identity — whether this be from cultural and social stigmas, personal isolation, violent discrimination, or another barrier.

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