York LGBT Mental Health Group

LGBT Mental Health Group

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Now enrolling! Every Wednesday 7pm – 9pm

York LGBT Forum in partnership with York Mind, St Nicks, Sunshine Changing Lives, Kindlewoods, Converge, York Carers Centre, and the City of York Council have an exciting, new, opportunity to deliver a bespoke range of activities to support individuals’ mental health and wellbeing.

The Activities Programme is funded by City of York Council for three years and reflects its commitment and investment in mental health provision and the early intervention and prevention agenda.

Activities will run across the year, with staggered start dates and include guided learning such as conflict resolution, dealing with loneliness and isolation, vocational courses, facilitated peer support, green exercise, woodland well-being sessions, social events and support groups.

York Mind will deliver guided learning including Mindfulness, Confidence and Resilience and Mental Health Awareness, well-being and social activities including mindful walking, themed coffee mornings and a weekly drop in café.

An important part of the programme is that participants will be able to select those activities that they feel will support them the most, based on their own interests, needs and goals.

 Who can access:

  • Individuals aged 18 plus
  • Participants must be resident within the City of York
  • Those who identify with mental health and well-being issues and wish to access support


How to enrol:

York Mind will manage the single point of access for participants to enrol on the programme.

Please see our Activities Programme Brochure for more information about our opportunities. Mental Health and Well-being Activities Programme Brochure – July 2017 to June 2018

Easy Read version available: https://issuu.com/convergeyork/docs/mental_health_and_well-being_activi

To apply for an activity, please complete our enrolment form : Activities Programme Enrolment Form

Please read our enrolment guidelines, which will help you to complete the form and ensure we understand your individual needs: Activities Programme Enrolment Form Guidelines


Contact details:

For further information or for support to enrol, please contact the York Mind Activities Team on 01904 643364-Option 5, or email activities@yorkmind.org.uk


Partner Organisations:

If you would like more information about our partner organisations please visit their individual websites.

Converge – www.yorksj.ac.uk/converge

St Nicks – www.stnicks.org.uk

York Carers Centre – www.yorkcarerscentre.co.uk

Sunshine Changing Lanes – www.sunshinechanginglanes.com

York LGBT Forum – www.yorklgbtforum.org.uk

Kindlewoods – www.facebook.com/KindleWoods

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