We currently have vacancies in our supported houses in Sevenoaks

Online Auction Fundraising Spectacular!

We are excited to announce a new fundraising event for 2021 – an online auction! The auction will take place from 15th-24th  October and we are appealing to Kent businesses and individuals to donate amazing prizes for our fundraiser. You can also sign up to receive special auction updates as we countdown to October. Having been unable to run our usual programme of fundraising events, we need your help now more than ever so we can continue to provide vital support to people experiencing mental ill health in our community. 100% of the...

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Vitality Big Half Marathon Race Places

Calling all runners! Join team West Kent Mind in the Vitality Big Half Marathon and help raise vital funds for us in 2021. We have limited charity places available. The Vitality Big Half Marathon Date: 22 August 2021 Location: London Registration: £25 Minimum sponsorship: £250 Join thousands of runners in this spectacular half marathon taking place in the heart of London. This event is great for novices and seasoned runners alike. The course winds its way through the capital from Tower Bridge to the Cutty Sark, much of the world-famous London...

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March Courses

In March our training team are running two short online courses to help you understand more about stress, anxiety and depression. Learn how you can support yourself and others, and make mental health your priority. We all have times when our mood is low, or when we’re feeling sad. When these feelings don’t pass, it can have a huge impact on how we think, feel and function in every day life. Our two interactive, short online courses will help you to understand more about stress, anxiety and depression. “Anxiety & Depression can affect...

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New Year, New Challenge!

Is it your dream to run the iconic London Marathon? We need you! Our Ballot closes Sunday 28 February so get your applications in now! 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  The deadline for...

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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Would you know how to help? The Youth Mental Health First Aid course is for everyone who works with, lives with or supports young people aged 8-18. We will teach you the skills and confidence to spot the signs of mental health issues in a young person and guide them towards the support they need. We know that record levels of young people are struggling with their mental health, trying to cope with home schooling, with limited access to their usual support network of friends, clubs and activities. It is so important that we focus on the...

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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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