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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

600 MILE - Insta 2

1stSep

1st September 2021 - 30th September 2021, 9:00 - 5:00

600 Mile September

Fancy a September Challenge? Why not sign up to complete 600 miles over September.
You can walk, run, swim, hop or cycle...the choices are endless!
You can even sign up as a team!
More details to follow - official launch 7th July 2021 Read more

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Latest news

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Posted: 30th June 2021

Amazing success for first event for the Charlie Dallas Lancaster Foundation

Hear how the new CDL Foundation has got on with their launch event "A Mile a Life" in aid of York Mind and SASH Read more

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