Do you want to learn more about ‘speaking out’ about mental health stigma and discrimination and develop your confidence to tell Derwentside Mindyour story?

Derwentside Mind are looking for volunteers to speak out at an event in Stanley. They are offering free training to develop these skills. You will be given information to build your confidence, enhance your ability to speak out about your experience of mental health problems and understand why a campaign to break the stigma is important.

If you would like to participate on Monday March 3rd 2014 at 22 Nelson Street Consett please contact Tel: 01207 591705. Registration is at 9.30am for a 10am start, concluding at 3pm. There are limited spaces.  A free buffet will be provided

Derwentside Mind’s community event to highlight their Mental Health Awareness Anti Stigma Campaign will take place this month.

All are invited to come along and support the day on Thursday March 27th at what was formerly known as The Lamplight Arts Centre, Front Street Stanley from 10am until 2pm.

There will be displays, informative talks and questionnaires also the opportunity to find out what Mind in Derwentside does and what it can offer individuals.

There will be a celebration of the first year of Lottery funding for the new services’ offered in Stanley.

In addition Derwentside Mind now incorporating Stanley Mind will be celebrating its 30 year anniversary in May. This event will be open to all and details will be available soon.

Volunteers are always needed and donations and sponsorship are extremely welcome.

If you feel you have something to offer please contact Derwentside Mind on 01207 591705 or visit their website


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