Mentoring & Volunteering

Lots of people tell us that our new Mentoring Service helps them cope with their mental health problems in a more positive way. This is because it can help you to open up about what you are feeling and experiencing. Working in this way can reassure you that you’re not alone in how you are feeling and that you can move forward in connecting with others giving you a sense of belonging.

When you sign up for our goal-orientated Mentoring Service you will be matched with a Mentor that can encourage you to value your strengths, build your self-esteem and confidence and help you to feel more hopeful about the future.

It can introduce you to ideas and approaches that others have found helpful and that you may not have thought about before.

Using the Recovery Star model, along with weekly discussion, you will be able to see clear evidence of your progress, helping you to improve motivation, enhance your skills and gain empowerment and choice.

We provide adult to adult mentoring, adult to older youth mentoring and older youth to younger student mentoring.

If you are interested, please contact: 01843 319 193 or email:

Communications volunteer opportunity 

To support the work of the charity in East Kent, we are seeking a volunteer to spend around one hour a week writing articles for its websites and possibly to send to the local media. This could focus on the work of its social enterprise – Revival Food and Mood, which is based in Whitstable, East Kent Mind itself, or to promote the Kent Mental Wellbeing Awards.

To find out more or to volunteer email Simon Dolby on 

Mentoring overview

Volunteer interview

Mentors so valuable to East Kent Mind

Recovery Star

Client interview