Ruth Rollason and Lucy Troubridge donate funds from the Peter A Leigh art exhibition to East Kent Mind Artists raise £3k for men's mental health More than 200 pieces of artwork and prints created by Ramsgate artist Peter A Leigh have been sold to support mental health and art groups in the town. [...]
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Kent Mental Wellbeing Awards, East Kent Mind Charity, Hempstead House, Sittingbourne. Wellbeing champions celebrated at annual awards The top organisations and initiatives delivering projects to improve wellbeing in the region were recognised at the 2023 Kent Mental Wellbeing Awards. Download the 2023 Best Practice Booklet here Thirty three winners and [...]
Veterans project launches in East Kent East Kent Mind's Veterans Reminiscence Project launched in October to provide wellbeing support to reservists, armed forces families and veterans. A dozen veterans from Thanet and the Canterbury district joined the first session, held at Spring Lane Neighbourhood Centre, Canterbury. As well as wellbeing support the informal session [...]
Winners list announced for regional wellbeing awards The judging panel of the Kent Mental Wellbeing Awards has selected 30 winners who will be invited to a glittering awards event in October. Hosted by Simon Dolby from Mind in Bexley and East Kent and Nicola Everett, Head of Multimedia at the KM Group, humanitarian Sir Terry [...]
Sir Terry Waite. Photo by James Gifford-Mead. Peace envoy to be VIP speaker at annual awards Sir Terry Waite will be the guest speaker at this year's Kent Mental Wellbeing Awards in October. He will help showcase the work of 30 individuals, organisations and initiatives across Kent, Bexley and Bromley that improve wellbeing. [...]
Dylan Rees with his winning trophy design Dylan's design wows award judges The design of the trophy for this year's Kent Mental Wellbeing Awards has been revealed. An illustration by Dylan Rees, 13, of The Whitstable School has been transformed into the nine inch trophy and cut out of sustainable bamboo using state-of-the-art [...]
Save DAVE Service nominated for award With one in six men being a victim of domestic abuse, the charity Dads Unlimited set up Save DAVE Service, to ensure that all men (not only those that are Dads) of any sexual orientation, ethnicity, age, religion or disability are given support. This support is particularly pertinent [...]
Men in Sheds Project Shed project nominated for award Medway Men in Sheds is an accredited mental wellbeing service with widely reaching aims: The defence against ‘low level’ mental health issues developing further Advocacy in mental wellbeing thus decreasing social isolation The prevention in suicide by decreasing the risk in higher risk [...]
Charlotte (right) and Tarra – strong and supportive survivors Mental wellbeing award nomination for inspiring survivor of domestic abuse A survivor of domestic abuse herself, Charlotte Brampton has used her traumatic experiences to help turn around other people’s lives. With a deep desire to share the lessons from her story, Charlotte went [...]
Hornby Visitor Centre Manager Ami Britton Hornby Visitor Centre is teaming up with East Kent Mind to support frontline mental health services in the county. The popular visitor attraction and retail outlet for brands including Hornby, Scalextric, Airfix, Humbrol and Corgi has donated a stack of big box items to support the mental [...]