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Love and Support 

Love and Support Anon: When my son became unwell, I felt so supported by Imogen & Andy. You both held me up.  You both ‘Hugged’ me and cared for me when it was a heartbreaking  time for my family and I. There is much love & support at the carers group. It has helped me enormously

Mind in Bexley Carers Experiences

Mind in Bexley Carers Experiences Anon: ‘At the point of first contact with the Mind Carer’s Service, I can only describe feeling physically and emotionally at perhaps the lowest point in my life. My physical health had suffered massively in the preceding years, including two operations in the previous year that had been triggered by

Yvonne’s story 

Yvonne's story ‘Hello my name is Yvonne my daughter tried to commit suicide she is 18. I’m sorry for crying, all I do is cry, I don’t know what to do, I feel so alone , I’m lost, I guess I just want to get help for my daughter and I am not a carer. Those were

Lockdown Story

Lockdown Story Anon: It has felt lonely at times caring for my elderly mother. Because of lockdown I have sometimes had to use the phone to do my caring. I do split the care of mum with my brother. He has been getting the food shopping and I pay Mum's bills and am on standby

Carers Story

Carers Story My story is much like other carers but my job is also a home carer for an agency we care for old or dying mainly bedbound people also people younger with disabilities  the job in itself is very hard mentally and physically but also very rewarding when you’re able to help people who

Joanne Mind in Bexley Volunteer

Joanne Mind in Bexley Volunteer for Revival Cafe and Mentoring Project I have been a volunteer in the Revival Cafe since July 2019.  I really enjoy working in the cafe as it is a bright, friendly, welcoming and happy space.  We always have the vinyl spinning and customers are encouraged to choose some music so

Volunteer Story – Jackie

I have been volunteering since last year and I assist Pauline Fisher who is the volunteer lead at Mind in Bexley and East Kent Mind with administration duties once a week.  I wanted to volunteer to gain some experience and confidence working in an office as I hadn’t done so for 13 years. I have

Volunteer Story – Pat

I wanted to become a Volunteer for MIND shortly after passing Level 2 Award in introduction to Listening and Counselling. I used the services personally to which I found to be extremely helpful. MIND are a superb charity having lots of support areas and the Recovery College is lead superbly. I received excellent training which I

The Magic of Christmas

Thank you to The Belvedere Concert band who organised 'The Magic of Christmas' in aid of Mind in Bexley and North Kent Mind. It was a fantastic event and we now have the final fundraising total of £2,257.09 !! Thank you to the Belvedere Orchard Band and The Orchard Theatre for a great event!