Media release: Charity celebrates anniversary with a Big Birthday Bash Comedy Night

BANNER 35th Big Birthday Bash

AS Scottish charity, Health in Mind, turns 35 this year, and to help with the celebrations, the Stand Comedy Club in York Place, Edinburgh, is arranging ‘A Big Birthday Bash Comedy Night’.

Lynne Stanford is Health in Mind’s senior fundraiser and she is really excited at the line-up of comedians who will be appearing on the night.

“The host for the evening is Wis Jantarasorn with John LynnJamie MacdonaldRoss Leslie and Jeannie Jones.

“As well as a fantastic night of comedy, we are also organising surprise party and a raffle, so there’ll no shortage of fun on the night,” said Lynne.

To ensure the maximum donation reaches Health in Mind, The Stand are not taking advance payment for the show. Tickets are £5 and can be reserved to pay cash on arrival by calling 0131 558 7272 or you can book via Eventbrite.

The doors open at 19.30 and the show starts at 20.30.

“We’d love to see a full house on the night,” said Lynne. “It would be a great tribute to the hard work of The Stand and the comedians taking part as well as supporting Health in Mind in its vital work.”


For further information, please contact Health in Mind communications manager on 0131 243 0137 or 075 9000 9953.

Notes for editors:

At Health in Mind, we’ve been promoting positive mental health and wellbeing in Scotland since 1982. We do this by providing a wide range of services to support people to make a positive difference to their lives.

Our services are well-respected and we deliver them on behalf of a range of public bodies. You can sign up for most directly and for some, you would simply ask your GP to refer you.

Health in Mind’s services can help you change your life in many ways. You may want to build your confidence if you’re recovering from mental ill-health, overcome the effects of your past, learn to deal with your stress and anxiety; overcome your feelings of self-harm and suicide; feel connected to your local community; be free of the addictions you turned to support your mental ill-health and find the information you need to support your wellbeing.

Our services include counselling and trauma counselling; befriending; guided self-help; support for people from minority ethnic communities; combatting isolation by connecting people within their local community; art therapy; outdoor conservation for greater wellbeing; suicide prevention; support with substance misuse; mental health and wellbeing information; training and much more.

Health in Mind is a charity and we have around 110 members of staff and around 150 volunteers at any one time and are proud to have received the Investing in Volunteers Award three times and the Investors in People accreditation.

Our training programme offers a wide range of courses to Health in Mind staff, volunteers and other companies and organisations and includes Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid course (SMHFA).

We work with around 3,000 people every year, helping them live the lives they want to live.

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