Changes to our service provision due to Covid-19
page updated: 6/7/20
Due to the current Covid-19 crisis we have implemented a variety of measures which differ from service to service. All members and clients who use our services are being contacted by phone about this.
There will be staff at our premises but please do not come in person to Mind in Camden as it is not open to the public at this time. If you need to speak to us, please call our office number 020 7911 0822 and leave a message – we will call you back as soon as we can.
Please click here for some useful resources.
The recent government statement about easing the lockdown is not changing how we are providing services at the current time – please check back here for any updates, keep safe and look after yourselves!
Online peer support groups
For people who use our peer support groups on a drop-in basis: these groups are not meeting in our building. However we have introduced online peer support – Anxiety group, Mixed Hearing Voices group, Low Mood group and for the duration of the lockdown, Creative Writing group. My Beliefs group is also running but is going to be happening on Fridays at 4pm, and not its usual Thursday. Please note our Creative Writing Group is available to everybody at the present time, although places in the group are allocated on a first come, first served basis. If you would like to attend any of these, please call on 0207 241 8996 or email email@example.com. The exception this is the Wednesday Young Person’s Hearing Voices group – please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to come to this.
Monday 6 July Creative Writing – For those wishing to express themselves through words. Places allocated on a first come first served basis! 11.45am- 1pm
Tuesday 7 July: Mixed Hearing Voices Group at 12pm -1pm
Tuesday 8 July: Low Mood at 1pm – 2pm
Wednesday 9 July: Young Person’s Hearing Voices Group at 5.15pm – 6.45pm (for people aged 16-25. If you are interested please email email@example.com)
Friday 10 July: Anxiety at 11am – 12pm
Friday 10 July: My Beliefs 4pm – 5pm (for those with paranoia or beliefs that others find unusual)
Referrals and Training
Referrals for Phoenix Wellbeing & Recovery Service : we are able to register new referrals, but new members will only be able access our usual service once the government restrictions are lifted. In the meantime we are able to provide telephone, online and community support for existing and new members.
Healthy Minds Community Programme: we are able to register new referrals, but new members will only be able access our usual service once the government restrictions are lifted. We have just launched the Healthy Minds Digital Collective – please click here where you can find a message from the team and the latest edition of the Digital Collective programme.
Training: we are working to provide some of our training online – if you have booked a place, you will be contacted about this.
Information about Mind in Camden
“Listening to other people in the group helps. It’s good to know other people are going through the same thing as you … you get relief … it’s like a new day … like everything is lifted off your shoulders”. Member of a Hearing Voices Group
Mind in Camden provides high quality support and capacity building services to benefit people who are struggling with mental distress, including: hearing voices, extremes of mood, anxiety, unusual beliefs and post-traumatic reactions. Find out more about our mission, visions and values.
Just launched… ‘Healthy Minds Community Programme’ and ‘Get Set to Go’, a new range of local courses, workshops and activities. And for a comprehensive directory of mental health and wellbeing services in Camden, visit www.mentalhealthcamden.co.uk
Working alongside people of all ages who are experiencing distress through voices, visions, unusual beliefs, anxiety, hopelessness and extremes of mood, Mind in Camden will stimulate change and development in mental health services by providing, promoting and partnering in services in diverse settings that:
- enable self defined recovery, increase self esteem and promote hope
- involve guided and unguided self help, co-production and peer support
- challenge stereotyping, stigma, isolation and social exclusion
Find out more about our mission, visions and values.