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Stockport and District Mind


We would like to run courses open to the local community to improve confidence, emotional resilience and provide mindfulness.

Total received £4,672.53

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About this cause

Stockport Mind supports all those within the community who experience mental distress, or they are carers for those who experience mental distress. An independent adult mental health charity that offers friendly, accessible support and information. This can be one to one support, groups and volunteering opportunities. Our values and ethos: Respect for people, their experiences and their opinions, a belief in the principle of recovery and working with people to achieve their potential, an inclusive and welcoming service that is open and signposts to an alternative service where "Mind in Stockport" cannot deliver, a belief in a social rather than a medical model of mental distress. Focusing on the person as a whole, rather than the diagnosis.

How this cause brings people in the community together

Confidence and resilience are very prominent areas for improvement throughout society and can be decreased for a variety of reasons. With these basic steps people are able to build on and improve their life chances. mindfulness is effective with people, enabling positive life changes. The knowledge learnt can be spread to those outside of the group and have a knock on effect.