Mental health charity gets funding to continue wellbeing services

A MENTAL health charity has been awarded funding to continue to deliver wellbeing services.

Monday, 2nd October 2017, 6:47 am
Updated Wednesday, 4th October 2017, 3:26 pm

Solent Mind was given the grant by Hampshire County Council and local clinical commissioning groups to continue wellbeing services in Fareham and Gosport.

Beginning this September, the new three-year contract is part of a wider service, delivered with Andover Mind and Havant and East Hants Mind.

Caroline Payne, manager of Fareham and Gosport wellbeing service, said: ‘We are delighted Solent Mind will be continuing to deliver services.

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‘Over the last five years we have supported a wide range of people who have a mental health diagnosis or concerns about their mental health.

‘Through one-on-one work, therapeutic groups, workshops and a range of activities, people learn skills to improve their mental wellbeing and share experiences in a friendly and supportive environment.

‘We are looking forward to the next three years.’