As a retired Electrical Electronic Service Manager, Richard became a volunteer with VITAL when we were still BAMHAG, joining as a member prior to being co-opted onto the Trustee Board in 2020.

Having suffered from clinical depression and bi-polar in 2014, Richard became interested and active in Mental Health -  wanting to learn how to support himself and others. An active member of the organisation with involvement in a number of training programmes (both receiving & delivering sessions). Richard was also involved in the Men’s Moving Forward Group. A supportive group, managing anxiety, depression & social isolation amongst men in Bradford.