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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.

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3rdDec

3rd December 2023, 11:00 - 1:00

Mental Elf

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Posted: 7th June 2023

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Peak a Week

Posted: 22nd May 2023

A Peak A Week

Leon has set himself a challenge to complete 52 peaks across the country in order to raise money for York Mind, and raise awareness of mental health. Read more

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