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North Kent Mind, The Almshouses, 20 West Hill Dartford, Kent, DA1 2EP

  • General Office: 01322 291380
  • Fax: 01322 285294
  • Housing Enquiries: 01322 222256
  • admin@northkentmind.co.uk

Peer Support Service

Peer Support Service

 

North Kent Mind is developing a Peer Support Service for adults experiencing or having experienced  mental health problems that live in the North Kent Area .

  • Our Peer Support Service is being developed to provide:
  • Self-help groups,
  • Special Interests groups,
  • Social events,
  • Service user representatives
  • Wellbeing groups

All the above will be /are run by peer support volunteers who have lived experience of mental illness, support and recovery.

Peer Support is widely recognised as an effective method of support for anyone experiencing mental distress.

Adults wishing to attend can join one of our regular groups or services to learn a new skill, develop social contacts or to maintain their own mental wellbeing.

Our Peer support service offers:

  • Rewarding and meaningful activity where everyone benefits, contributing to the community and wellbeing of others
  • Develop new and rediscover old skills, passions and confidence
  • Develop creative and leisure interests
  • Make new friends
  • Manage and improve your own mental wellbeing
  • Discover new opportunities to lead a fulfilling life
  • Gain skills to help you towards employment.

The groups are friendly and welcoming with an atmosphere where everyone contributes and gains.

If you want more information about attending groups please contact peersupport@northkent.co.uk

We are presently recruiting peer support volunteers, for more information click; Vacancies

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North Kent Mind's fee-paying counselling services can also be found on The Counselling Directory

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