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Closure for Christmas Staff Event

Please note that York Mind will be closed from 3pm on Friday 13th December for a staff Christmas event. *Scheduled Counselling appointments will run as normal

RED January 2020 - Registrations now live

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Our range of mental health courses are designed to increase employee understanding of mental health issues

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We're helping young people on a one-to-one basis

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We rely on the generosity of individuals, groups and companies to continue our vital work. We cannot do what we do, without you!

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Run for us at York 10k, the Great North Run or the Yorkshire Marathon and join #TeamYorkMind

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Vacancies at York Mind

Take a look through the York Mind job vacancies and see if there’s something for you.

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Trustees

We are looking for 4 new trustees to join our existing board – we would welcome applications from anyone who has an interest in mental health, has some experience of working or volunteering in the charity sector and can spare a few hours each month.

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New Young People's Groups!

York Mind are running new Creative Lives arts and life skills groups for young people aged 11-21. Referrals are open now to join the groups in January!

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New to our Counselling Service!

Now we will have more ways to pay for your Counselling Sessions. Introducing our new card reader! You will now be able to pay for your Counselling Sessions with either cash or card with our new contactless card machine! *Please ask a member of our counselling department for further details

Activities Programme Christmas Open Day

York Mind would like to invite you to our Mental Health and Well-being Activities Programme Christmas Open Day on Thursday 12th December 2019! RSVP to: activities@yorkmind.org.uk / 01904 643364 option 5

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York Mind Christmas Closure

Please note we will be closed from 3pm on 23rd December until 9am 2nd January

York Mind's wide range of services help individuals as they recover from a variety of mental health conditions.

York Mind is a leading local provider of services supporting individuals recovering from mental ill-health to achieve outcomes that will progress them towards recovery, social inclusion and integration in mainstream activity such as learning, volunteering or employment.

We believe that the condition does not define the individual. To that end, we campaign to raise awareness of mental ill health and combat the stigma surrounding mental health conditions. York Mind aims to be an inclusive and accessible organisation, emphasising the importance of acceptance and tolerance of the beliefs, opinions and wishes of our clients.

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One in four people will experience some form of mental health problem during their lifetime

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In the UK someone takes their own life every 90 minutes

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25% of drugs prescribed on the NHS are for a mental health problem

Our services support adults and young people to speak to us about their lives as a whole

Through one-to-one and group based support, we help adults and young people to build independence in coping with mental health struggles.   Our services are confidential and prioritises listening to adults and young people, shaping the support to fit their needs wherever possible.  

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We couldn't exist without your support!

Our occasional and regular volunteering and fundraising opportunities are a great way for you to get involved with the work that we do here at York Mind. A massive thank you goes out to our past, current and future volunteers and fundraisers - we really couldn't`t do it without you!

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