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Vote for Mayfield Nurseries!

Mayfield Nurseries have been shortlisted to receive much-needed funds from a Sainsburys Local Charity partnership. Mayfield Nurseries now face a public vote to win the partnership with their local Bitterne store, which if successful will raise money for Mayfield’s...

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Celebrating Men’s Health Week 2018: Terry’s Story

To celebrate #menshealthweek, we’re sharing just some of the ways in which our services create safe and welcoming spaces for men to talk about their mental health. Earlier this year, our New Forest Wellbeing Service joined forces with their local RSPB and set about...

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40 per cent of all GP appointments about mental health

40 per cent of all GP appointments about mental health Mind calls for better training and resource as GPs say numbers have increased in last year A survey of more than 1,000 GPs has revealed rising demand for mental health support in primary care. GPs say that two in...

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Volunteers’ Week 2018

It’s Volunteers’ Week (1st to 7th June), our chance to say thank you to all our lovely volunteers at Solent Mind. Did you know that over 100 people volunteer their time and expertise to support our work? Last year, Mayfield Nurseries’ volunteers gave over 7, 816 hours...

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Dementia Action Week

We’re proud to be participating in Dementia Action Week next week. Our Remind Portsmouth dementia service is working in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Society to run a variety of activities during the week. Previously known as Dementia Awareness Week, Dementia...

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

Solent Mind, the local mental health charity, is celebrating national Mental Health Awareness week (14th-20th May) with a range of activities across Hampshire. During the week, staff and volunteers will be at the Hampshire Festival of the Mind at Portsmouth Cathedral,...

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Portsmouth WBC Football Group wins award

The Portsmouth Wellbeing Centre Football Group represented Solent Mind at the Victory Hants Inclusion Cup Competition this week. Andy Wood, Wellbeing Centre Manager,  says, “This is a national competition based in Portsmouth which brings together football teams...

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Mind Workplace Wellbeing Index Awards

We are proud to have achieved silver standard in the Mind Workplace Wellbeing Index Awards this month. By participating in the Index we continue to make a long-term commitment to supporting the mental wellbeing of our staff, and a Silver award means we are achieving...

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Employment advice

Our friendly employment advisors Jade and Cath will be at Portsmouth Central Library on Wednesday 11th April with a Wellbeing at Work & Employment drop-in session. If you’d like advice and support with your employment situation and wellbeing, these are the ladies...

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New Portsmouth Wellbeing activity schedule

Our Portsmouth Wellbeing Centre Spring/Summer activity schedule as just been published and is full of an amazing range of groups and activities: https://bit.ly/2ot9Tsd. Whether you’re interested in art, yoga or cycling  -  or would like help with anxiety or...

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Mayfield Nurseries launches new plant service

Mayfield Nurseries, Southampton, launches its new trading arm this Easter, supplying high-quality plants for the business trade. Malcolm Harvey, Mayfield’s Nursery Manager, says, “This Easter is a fantastic opportunity for landscapers and designers to see the quality,...

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Health and social care

Health and social care can feel confusing, but it’s important to know your rights about what care you could receive. Mind have clear, practical, plain English guide to help you through the system: https://bit.ly/2Gc9YbE  You’ll find information on terms you need...

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Gardening on Prescription

Gardening can be good for your mental and physical health, it can help to lower your stress levels, and help you overcome anxiety and loneliness. Our weekly Gardening on Prescription course at Mayfield Nurseries can help you if you are experiencing mild to moderate...

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Fashion raises funds

The amazing Emily, Rosanna and Jadine, year two fashion students at Solent University, are adding bespoke embroidery to recycled denim clothing to raise funds for us. You can buy your own unique denim item at The Social, 21 Lower Bannister Street, Southampton, from...

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