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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...

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Coronavirus and your wellbeing

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 avoid other people. This might feel difficult or stressful. But there are lots of things you can try that could help your...

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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,...

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Download our new Winter Wellbeing Toolkit 2019

We know that the festive season can be a challenging time for many of us, especially if you live with a mental health problem. We're re-releasing our popular 2019 Winter Wellbeing Toolkit which is packed with practical tools, skills and up-to-date support information...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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 60 year old male alcoholic suffering from...

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Pop-Up Wellbeing at Seaside in the Square

Following the success of our pop-up event at Marlands Shopping Centre, we’ll be hosting another Pop-Up Wellbeing Centre at Go! Southampton’s popular attraction, Seaside in the Square between Monday 22nd July and Friday 2nd August. This opportunity which has been...

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Hampshire Business Show supports Solent Mind

Organisers of The Hampshire Business Show have announced Solent Mind as their nominated charity for the event taking place on Thursday 10th October, World Mental Health Day, at the Ageas Bowl Southampton.   The show is the county’s newest business-to-business...

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Join us at our Mental Health Awareness Week Events

We’re pleased to share our busy schedule of activities for Mental Health Awareness Week 2019! Come and join us to find out about our vital services and explore new activities to support your mental health. You can still take part in a Mental Health Awareness Week...

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Share our #onyourdoorstep campaign

We are inviting everyone to share the places and things that help their wellbeing through the #onyourdoorstep campaign this Mental Health Awareness Week (13th – 19th May). Members of the public, businesses, schools and other organisations can print and...

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Could you be a Connect 5 trainer?

We are looking for trainers to join our friendly team delivering Connect 5 within Hampshire. As a Connect 5 accredited trainer you’ll be increasing the confidence and core skills of front-line staff delivering services to the public, in having conversations about...

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Funding boost for young people’s mental health

We are so grateful to have received a generous donation from RoyaleLife to help support our services for young people. The funding boost from the country’s leader in bungalow living will support the development of specialist young people’s services at our Fareham...

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