Nicola James

Nicola James

Nicola joined Helplines Partnership in 2005 as administrator to the Project Manager. Through this role, she gained wide experience in all aspects of the charity, developing a particular interest in working with the members and facilitating member conferences. In the past, Nicola has worked for various Councils and commercial organisations developing systems, delivering training and implementing IT projects.

Posts by Nicola

Children’s and young people’s mental health in the spotlight

Mental health and in-particular young people’s mental health has recently been in the political and media spotlight. One of our members, YoungMinds, tells us about their Parents Helpline and the events they have planned to raise funds and awareness.   YoungMinds, is the UK’s leading charity championing the well-being and mental… Read More

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An amazing year for DrugFAM

It has been a truly fantastic year for one of our members – DrugFAM. I was so pleased to represent Helplines Partnership at their ‘Service of Celebration and Hope’ at Westminster Abbey in May. Today, we were delighted to hear that Elizabeth Burton-Phillips, the founder of the charity, has been… Read More

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National Stalking Helpline - Research into vexatious complaints

At our member research launch event earlier in April, Suky Bhaker, Head of Policy and Development at National Stalking Helpline, spoke about the work of the helpline and The Suzy Lamplugh Trust. Suky and her team are now conducting research into vexatious complaints. Find out more below and if you can help… Read More

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Talking About Cancer - free online awareness course

Talking About Cancer: A free online cancer awareness course from Cancer Research UK I’ve recently been speaking to Elly from the Talk Cancer training team at Cancer Research UK. Elly has told me about a free online cancer awareness course Talking About Cancer which is to be run quarterly, and… Read More

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Where would you go if it were happening to you?

Helplines Partnership annually holds the Helpline Awards to recognise the excellent work helplines do for people who need help and support. I asked one of our Helpline Award judges, Emily Hodge, Coach Therapy Support to tell us about her experience of the process and making those tricky final decisions. Here’s… Read More

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