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About us

We are York Mind

In recent years, advances in science and understanding have helped remove some of the stigma surrounding mental ill health. Despite this progress, those experiencing mental ill health daily face discrimination, isolation and exclusion. These difficult factors can lead to a loss of self-confidence, trapping the individual in a vicious cycle of illness, isolation, relapse and recurring illness.

Different name, same priorities

York Mind was formed in 2011 through the merger of the local mental health charities York & District Mind and Our Celebration.

We are an independent local mental health charity which aims to empower individuals experiencing mental ill health to start on the pathway to recovery. We believe that the condition should never define the person and consequently our recovery model encompasses every aspect of our clients’ lives: personal, social and professional.

Upcoming events

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6thApr

6th April 2019 - 27th October 2019, 12:00 at Kunsthuis Gallery

'Positive Emotions' by Kunsthuis Gallery

We are thrilled to invite you to the opening of an exciting new exhibition of original artworks, in aid of York Mind. Read more

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Latest news

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Posted: 15th July 2019

Bowie Boaters cruise to Dragon Boat success!

York Mind's intrepid Bowie Boaters took part in the 2019 Dragon Boat Race to 'ch-ch-ch-ch-change' the lives of people experiencing mental ill-health. Read more

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