This charity is eligible for the Grow Your Tenner 2013!
Portsmouth Mind supports people in the Portsmouth area who would like to improve their mental health. We provide community based 1-1 and group support including self development courses and tasters,support groups and art/ pottery workshops to enable individuals to achieve and maintain a sense of well-being and Recovery. We offer volunteer opportunities and Mental Health Awareness training. We are developing 'green' projects and welcome involvement and idea's for service development and delivery.
Portsmouth Mind strives to reduce social isolation caused by mental health distress and offers a range of support services to enable people to regain a sense of positive well-being and good mental health. We offer volunteer opportunities and training and work within the community to reduce stigma and discrimination through promoting awareness of mental health and well-being.
Our outcomes include; increased confidence and improved mental well-being. Being part of local community - social inclusion, new skills, volunteer work and/or training, achieving personal Recovery, greater independence, improved quality of life and increased hope.
Portsmouth Mind is a friendly team looking to recruit volunteers with an understanding of the issues faced by people with experience of mental health distress. We offer a number of roles such as; telephone support worker, 1-1 community support volunteer, administrator, group work facilitator, trustee, fundraiser. Please contact the office on 02392 291660 for more details. We welcome your idea's and suggestions about the ways you'd like to be involved. Supervision, support and training provided.