Time to Talk Day Thursday 4 February 2021

We will be joining Time to Change once again for Time to Talk Day on Thursday 4 February. Time to Talk Day is the day chosen to get the nation talking about mental health. This year’s event might look a little different, but at times like this open conversations about mental health are more important than ever. This year’s...
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Lessons

Around 1994 there were big changes going on in homelessness provision around the country.  In London the “Spikes” hostels (AKA: resettlement units, which replaced workhouses) run by the DHSS as was, were being phased out and existing providers (St Mungo, Bondway, English Churches, Salvation Army etc) were being invited to tender for the contract.  I...
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Lambeth & Southwark MIND Information Service: Responding to COVID 19.

Lambeth & Southwark MIND Information Service: Responding to COVID 19. Lambeth and Southwark MIND’s Information Helpline is one of the charity’s core services. It is a popular resource, averaging 1200 enquiries per year. Under normal circumstances the Information Service Adviser works with her manager and Information Service volunteers to answer telephone and e-mail queries, research...
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Mental Health at Home

We know that staying active can be good for your mental health, but if you’re unable to leave the house for any reason, staying active can feel like a challenge. Here are a few suggestions for how you can stay active without leaving the house. Try and choose something you enjoy, and that fits into...
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Heaven Scent: Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is a complementary therapy which can help the body’s natural ability to prevent, heal, rest and recover from illness and has been used in some form or another for centuries. Aromatherapy is the use of essences from plants, in the form of oils, which can treat symptoms on the physical, mental and emotional level...
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Coronavirus and your wellbeing

We know that coronavirus and its impact are causing stress and worry for lots of people. Find out how you can support your mental health during this period. You might be worried about coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) and how it could affect your life. This may include being asked to stay at home or...
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Mindfulness

Mindfulness has origins in spiritual practice but you don’t have to be religious to be mindful. It is a practical tool that can be used at anytime, anywhere, by anyone and is the ability to be fully present and aware of where we are, what we are doing and noticing what is going on around...
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The race for L&S Mind is on! Vitality10K

The race is on: it’s Vitality 10k! Lambeth and Southwark Mind needs all our help to spread the word to all our family, all our mates, all our colleagues… to run and raise funds for our truly brilliant services. Even if you don’t run, use this as a reason to let people know the good work...
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Community Opportunities: What’s out there?

Community Opportunities Information Network Do you want accurate information about what opportunities exist locally? The Community Information Network provide information about local opportunities in employment, education, leisure, arts, sports and volunteering. They meet with every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month between 11am and 1pm. The address is: 3-6 Beale House, Lingham Street, Stockwell,...
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