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MHAG South West Kent

The next meeting of the Mental Health Action Group (MHAG) for South West Kent will be on Thursday 27 September. It will be held at: The Royal British Legion Royal Unity Hall High Street Hawkhurst TN18 4AG Mental Health Action Groups (MHAGs) provide a local forum for mental health information, support and expertise. They are an active platform and welcome everyone to participate in equal partnership to improve the lives of people living with mental health issues and their carers, both locally and county-wide. The meeting starts at 2pm. There...

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World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day is observed on 10 September each year to promote worldwide action to prevent suicides. On the day West Kent Mind will play our part by holding two free Suicide Awareness and Prevention workshops at Café 1809 in Hildenborough. Places are limited so apply now! Suicide is a difficult and often taboo subject. However we can all learn how to listen to and help someone who is having suicidal thoughts. Every year, suicide is among the top 20 leading causes of death globally for people of all ages.  It is responsible for...

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Introduction to Mindful Meditation

Introduction to Mindful Meditation is a 6 week course running from Monday 12 November in Sevenoaks. Suitable for complete beginners or those wishing to improve their practice. Learn the core concepts of Mindful Meditation as well as practical meditation exercises, how to introduce mindful exercises into your life and reduce feelings of stress and anxiety.

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A whole school approach to mental health

West Kent Mind and St Michael’s Preparatory School (Otford) lead the way with a whole school approach to mental health awareness. Join us in congratulating the first group of parents to become certified Youth Mental Health Champions. We look forward to training a further 4 groups over the coming academic year. Through our MH4 Schools programme we are working tirelessly to equip both teachers and parents with the knowledge and skills to help our young people cope with the increasing pressure and stress of everyday life. We hope that early...

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Congratulations

Congratulations to Doug Mills who completed the Prudential Ride London 100 on 29 July. Doug completed the event during awful weather conditions in under 7 hours. He has currently raised over £500 in sponsorship and also has a fundraising quiz night planned in...

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