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Fundraising Pamper and Self Care Day

We are thrilled to have the support of our fantastic ambassador Dame Kelly Holmes for Pamper and Self Care day at Kelly’s venue The 1809 Hub in Hildenborough. Please come along on Wednesday 27 March from 10am. Help us to raise money for local mental health services and enjoy some self care and pampering at the same time!    

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Natural Solutions to the Menopause with Dr Marilyn Glenville PhD

On Thursday 21 March at 7.30pm we welcome the Dr Marilyn Glenville clinic to Salomon’s Estate in Tunbridge Wells for a fascinating and informative talk on ‘Natural Solutions to the Menopause and Prevention of Osteoporosis’. Places for this fundraising event are £30 per person. Dr Glenville says: “Learn how to boost your energy, improve your health, eliminate night sweats and hot flushes, mood swings, headaches, aching joints, ageing skin, loss of confidence and self-esteem, memory changes and lack of concentration,...

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Calendar of Wellbeing Events 2019

We are thrilled to be offering a calendar of wellbeing events for 2019. The calendar shows a wide range of topics and workshops on offer, all organised with you in mind. Enjoy a day away, try something new, learn different approaches and improve your wellbeing. All the while fundraising and supporting local mental health...

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Sevenoaks Christmas Lights Switch On

Come and warm your cockles with our fantastic festive mulled wine at the annual Sevenoaks Christmas lights switch-on this Friday 30 November from 6pm. Head over to the High Street and find us outside Oliver Bonas. All money raised will go directly towards ongoing provision of local mental health services. See you there!...

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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 29 November. It will be held at: The Eden Centre,  Four Elms Road,  Edenbridge, TN8 6BY 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 will be a...

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‘Don’t stew, have a brew!’ for World Mental Health Day

Could you support us by holding a ‘Don’t stew, have a brew!’ tea and cake event on World Mental Health Day in October? This year, World Mental Health Day is recognised on Wednesday 10 October and we would like to connect people across our community at one of these fun, social events.   We are asking local businesses, groups and individuals to organise an event, to bring people together for a chat over tea and cake. We want to raise awareness of World Mental Health Day, encourage people to connect, as well as some fundraising...

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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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Virgin Oxford Half Marathon

Do you fancy a sporting challenge? We have limited charity places available for this years Virgin Oxford Half Marathon on Sunday 7 October 2018. Enjoy a fast and flat 13.1 mile route through historic Oxford that kicks off from City Centre. You’ll pass world-famous museums, universities, parks and more on this one-of-a-kind run. Registration is free if you take one of our charity places and we suggest a fundraising target of £150. If you would like to be part of our team we can offer you full support with your fundraising. If you are...

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Brushworks

The Sevenoaks Art Club annual exhibition and sale ‘Brushworks’ runs from 2 – 14 July at The Sevenoaks Kaleidoscope Gallery. The event is raising funds for West Kent Mind and we are very grateful for the support of the Sevenoaks Art Club. The  gallery is at Sevenoaks Library Buckhurst Lane Sevenoaks TN13 1LQ and is open during library hours.  ...

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Resilience

Two mothers from Sevenoaks with a passion for improving children’s lives are organising a screening of the award-winning documentary Resilience.  This is the first screening of this film in Kent. They want to help our whole society to wake up to the impact of childhood trauma. Tonbridge School on Thursday 19 July at 7.30pm.  Tickets £8 from Eventbrite. All proceeds to go to West Kent Mind. The findings of the Adverse Childhood Effects study (1998) have revealed the most important public health findings of a generation. Scientists now realise...

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