The Congo Faith Healers

The Congo Faith Healers are a unique outfit that cannot be described in terms of genre. Playing mostly their fantastic original music, they perform down and dirty, swamp infested gypsy swing blues and rockabilly! On Wednesday 26 June, 8pm at Walthamstow Hall School Hall. This is the annual Doug Revell Memorial Concert promoted by the Blues With Bottle Club raising funds for West Kent Mind. The Congo Faith Healers live shows are energetic and compelling with a sound all of their own, and which invariably has audiences dancing in the aisles!...

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ASIST

Every year more people die by suicide than from all of the several armed conflicts around the world. How can further deaths and injuries be prevented? How can we support people to choose life? ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) is the foremost practical training for caregivers seeking to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. We’re delighted to offer this important 2 day training in Tonbridge on 24/25...

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Mental Health Awareness Week

13 – 19 May is Mental Health Awareness Week – and what better time to show your support for better mental health. Mental health problems can affect anyone, any day of the year, and Mind are always on hand to provide information and support for anyone that needs it. But this week is a great time to have a chat with a friend, family member or colleague and have think about your own wellbeing too. You could even join one of our campaigns to help make sure no one experiences a mental health problem alone. Visit Mind’s website for more...

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Hoarding Information Morning

To tie in with National Hoarding Awareness Week from 20 May, we are holding a free information morning on Friday 24 May from 10am to 1pm at the Sevenoaks Town Council chamber. At 11am we will have a presentation on the innovative new range of support programmes and workshops that we offer under our ‘New Beginnings‘ banner. There will be an opportunity to meet people who have experienced the programme and to view some of the resources we use. Tea and pastries will be provided! Note that these programmes and workshops require...

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Resilience – film showing

Women with a passion for improving children’s lives are organising Kent’s second screening of the award-winning documentary Resilience. They want to help our whole society wake up to the impact of childhood trauma. Pamoja Hall, Sevenoaks School on Thursday 16 May at 7pm. Tickets £5 from Eventbrite. Proceeds to West Kent Mind and Tonbridge Trauma Informed Communities. The findings of the Adverse Childhood Effects study (1998) have revealed the most important public health findings of a generation. Scientists now realise that extreme...

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