National Mind

South Kent Mind is one of around 125 local Minds that is affiliated to the national charity Mind. We are an independent local charity specifically focused on the people of South Kent, but support the wider mission and vision of national Mind.

National Mind is the leading mental health charity in England and Wales and their aim is that everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect.

Changing minds by making mental health an everyday priority. By standing up to the injustices – in healthcare, in work, in law – which make life harder for those of us with a mental health problem.

Supporting minds by offering help whenever you might need it through our information, advice and local services.

Connecting minds by bringing together an unstoppable network of individuals and communities – people who care about mental health – to make a difference.

Resources and information from national Mind

Types of mental health problems

If you’ve just been diagnosed with a mental health problem, you might be looking for information on your diagnosis, treatment options, and where to go for support. Mind’s information pages will help you learn more.

Drugs and treatments

When you’re living with a mental health problem it’s important that you get the support you need when you need it. Whatever your situation, having access to information puts you in control.

Helping someone else

It can be really worrying when someone you know is going through a difficult time. Mind’s information covers a wide range of mental health conditions, and contains helpful tips for supporting someone.

Legal rights

Here you will find information on mental health legislation and how it can affect you.

Information for young people

If you are a young person aged 11 - 18 years old, this information is for you. It can help you understand your feelings and find the right support for you.

Tips for everyday living

Living with a mental health problem can often have an impact on day to day life, making things that others might not think about a bit more difficult. Mind has put together these tips and guides to help you cope with everyday things like money, work, university, and more.

Guides to support and services

The mental health system can be complicated and it can be hard to know where to go for support. Mind has made some useful guides to help you decide what the best option for you is.


Mind offers two confidential mental health information services: the Mind Infoline and the Legal Line.

'Side by Side', Mind’s online community

Side by Side is a supportive online community where you can be yourself. We all know what it is like to struggle, but now there is a safe place to listen, share and be heard.

Your stories

Blogs can show that people with mental health problems are cared about, understood and listened to. We can all use it to challenge the status quo and change attitudes. Read the latest blogs from people dealing with mental health problems.

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