New Year, New Challenge!

Is it your dream to run the iconic London Marathon? We need you! We are excited to announce that we have one place available for the Virgin London Marathon, which takes place this year on 3rd October. By running for West Kent Mind, you will be creating real change for local people experiencing mental health problems, helping them to get well and stay well. This place will be allocated to one lucky runner following a ballot process – please apply here  We will announce the result of our ballot early March. Set yourself a challenge and...

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Make Mental Health Your Priority

Do you have the tools you need to look after your own mental health and support others? Now is the time to make mental health your priority. Take a look at our online training & workshops programme for January – March 2021. We offer Interactive, online courses Experienced and supportive course leaders A range of courses tailored to individuals and businesses Bespoke courses to suit your needs From short lunchtime and after work courses exploring depression, stress, anxiety and self harm, to the fully accredited Mental Health First...

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MHFA online

The online Mental Health First Aid course (equivalent to the face-to-face Adult MHFA Two Day course) qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider. We are delighted to offer a programme beginning Friday 6 November at only £185 per person. This offer is only available to people who live, work or study within the West Kent...

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MHA Online

Become Mental Health Aware. MHFA England have now launched an online version of the Adult Half Day training course which raises awareness of mental health. We are delighted to offer this 4- hour programme on Tuesday 7 July 9am – 1pm at only...

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Coronavirus and your mental health

The most pressing event for all of us at the moment is the public health emergency we are experiencing. Mind have put together an information hub on the coronavirus and your mental health, to help those of us finding things hard emotionally right...

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LMHN South West Kent

POSTPONED – The next meeting of the Local Mental Health Network (LMHN) for South West Kent scheduled for Thursday 26 March at Highlands House has been postponed. Local Mental Health Network (LMHN) meetings, previously known as Mental Health Action Groups (MHAGs) form part of the Mental Health User Voice (MHUV) contract in Kent. They provide a facilitated platform for service users, carers and stakeholders to take part in discussions and problem solving around locally evidenced issues. LMHNs are open to anyone using mental health...

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RED January Calendar of Events

Our Calendar of Events for RED January 2020 is now available. We have a wonderfully diverse range of fitness events scheduled for the whole month. Everyone who has signed up for RED January with West Kent Mind is invited to join us for these FREE events. Some of the events have limited places, so check the schedule and sign up now!  

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RED January

Announcing RED January 2020! We know the benefits of physical activity for mental wellbeing and want to offer something that’ll inspire you to support yourself and others. Challenge yourself to get active in January, your way. Whether you run, swim, cycle or choose your own fitness activity, set your goal and enjoy support from the RED community every step, splash and pedal of the...

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Sevenoaks in Focus competition

Announcing our brand new amateur digital photography competition ‘Sevenoaks in Focus’. Twelve eye-catching photographs on the theme of Sevenoaks selected by our judges will appear in the Sevenoaks in Focus calendar for 2020. Closing date 3 October, now open for online entries!        

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World Suicide Prevention Day

10 September is World Suicide Prevention Day. In association with Kent County Council we invite you to an invaluable and vital free community awareness-raising event. At the Oaks Theatre in Knole Academy on Tuesday 10 September at 7pm we will be showing the powerful documentary ‘Steve’ followed by refreshments and a panel discussion hosted by leading...

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