Having someone to talk to can make all the difference to our Mental Health. But for many of us, that is not the case. There are nearly 2 million people living in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight and we know that 350,000 people are experiencing a mental health problem every year. That is 1 in 5 of us.
Solent Mind is at the forefront of change, focusing on those who typically fare worst in the mental health system and who present with significant needs, often at the intersections of marginalised communities.
The Mind the Gap campaign aims to bridge disparities in Solent Mind’s services, ensuring that every individual, regardless of their background, understands there is support available to them.
To reach those often left behind, we need your help. You can:
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October 10 marks World Mental Health Day, and this year marks the start of us starting the conversation on access to mental health services.
Tina Chen, Diversity & Inclusion Outreach Worker, talks about the work she has done with the South Asian community in increase access to our services.
On World Refugee Day, June 20, Solent Mind shared plans to increase access to mental health services.