‘Mindfulness in motion’: swimming for mental health

‘Laura’, one of our Information Service volunteers, explains why swimming helps her maintain good mental health 24/01/2018 I have struggled with anxiety for most of my adult life. In fact, I think I suffered from childhood depression as well. I seem to have a bout of anxiety which is swiftly followed by depression about every...
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The team’s Christmas Mental Health tips

Here’s our tips for staying well during the festive season 🎄 19/12/2018 Christmas is supposed to be “the most wonderful time of the year”, isn’t it? It certainly can be; but the obligations and pressures of this time can become overwhelming, for anyone.  If you find yourself struggling during the festive period, these pieces of advice...
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Young & Mindful: An interview with Alice McGurran

Megan Fereday talks to Alice McGurran about her exciting new mental health magazine for young people, ‘Young & Mindful’. Alice McGurran is Content Editor at Welldoing.org, and Editor of Young & Mindful: a new mental health and lifestyle magazine for young people. I spoke to her about the origins of the project, the importance of...
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Life at Mind Retail – as told by Toni

Stop press – a new Mind shop is opening on Walworth Road in Southwark! We chatted to our Area Manager Toni York about what she loves most about working in Mind Retail, and about opportunities for volunteering in stores. 21/11/2018 How did you get to be in your current role? I started working for Mind five years...
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‘Running gives me a sense of release’

Olivia Ponsford, runner and fundraiser for L&S Mind, explains how running has helped her through her recovery from an eating disorder 15/11/2018 In 2017 I ran the Royal Parks Half Marathon. I found it to be one of the most testing yet rewarding experiences of my life. The support and strength that I got from...
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L&S Mind at the Royal Parks Half 2018

Megan, Georgie and Ajay look back on a wonderful (and wet!) day at London’s most stunning half marathon 17/10/2018 This year we celebrated our third year in a row at the Royal Parks Half Marathon with our biggest ever team – 100 runners!  Our team has raised over £30,000 in sponsorship donations – an astonishing figure,...
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WMHD 2018: Young people and mental health in a changing world

Georgia Lee tells us why this year’s focus for World Mental Health Day is Young People’s Mental Health – and what you can do to help 10/10/2018 The Focus The World Federation for Mental Health is focusing their 2018 campaign for World Mental Health Day on: Young people and mental health. The need for proper mental...
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Read our Annual Report 2017-18

Find out all about the last year of L&S Mind’s work – and our plans for the future 01/10/2018 We’re delighted to have published our newest Annual Report for 2017-18. You can view the report here. We have redesigned this document to make it easier for you to read and navigate, and to find out...
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World Suicide Prevention Day 2018: Key resources and events

Here’s a roundup of the most helpful things to see, read and do this September 10th. 10/09/2018 World Suicide Prevention Day is held every year on September 10th, to bring people together from all over the world who have been affected by suicide in one way or another. It’s a day when charities and public health...
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L&S Mind Launches Psychotherapy For All

03/09/2018 Lambeth and Southwark Mind are proud to announce the launch of a new, free psychotherapy clinic based at its Brixton Road premises. ‘Psychotherapy For All’ will offer free talking therapy to adults in South East London who are experiencing moderate to acute mental health difficulties, including psychosis, for a period of up to one...
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