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An update from our CEO

An update from our CEO

Your Wellbeing and Coronavirus Message from Kevin Gardner, CEO, Solent Mind You will all be aware of the serious and growing public concerns about the spread of coronavirus. The situation is unprecedented in the modern day and has been declared a global pandemic by...
Dom’s Story

Dom’s Story

Today (4th March, 2020) marks one year since well-loved Prodigy front man, Keith Flint passed away. He was only 49 years old. It’s true to say Keith Flint had unique style and flair. From his voice, to his dancing, to his clothes, to his hair, to even his stare,...
David’s Story

David’s Story

I have been diagnosed and struggled with mental illness from my teens all through my adult life. I have anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and body dismorphic disorder (BDD). Up until a year ago, I felt ashamed and embarrassed that I suffered...
Rob’s Story

Rob’s Story

Over the last eleven years, I have been on a journey through mental health services. I’ve supported my partner on her journey, and I have accessed services after I experienced a major breakdown and suicide attempt. Today, I work in mental health services myself,...
Graham’s Story

Graham’s Story

I had been a drinker for many years as it was the culture at the time during my 24 years Army service. After having left the army for about 3 years, my drinking got steadily heavier and my self-esteem and moods got worse.  I was having nightmares and would awake at...
Barry’s Story

Barry’s Story

I’ve heard many say that ‘no’ is the most difficult word in the English Language to say to someone else. In my experience, the most difficult word in the English Language, especially for a man, is… ‘help’. As in… ‘I’m a...