Counter Harm CIC

Counter Harm CIC

At a glance

Causes

  • Children / families
  • Counselling / advice
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Mental health
  • Young people

Other details

Organisation type: 
Not for profit
Geographical remit: 
National - Britain

Objectives

Our VisionEveryone affected by mental illness has the ability to live fulfilling lives free of harm, stigma, and discrimination. We envision a world in which everyone has access to high-quality mental health services and communities are educated and equipped to recognise the signs of mental illness and respond with compassion and understanding. Our vision is a world in which no one feels alone or hopeless, and where everyone has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We strive to be a driving force in the prevention of mental illness-related harm, as well as to foster a culture of empathy, inclusivity, and hope.

 

Our HEAL Values(H) Hope - We believe in the possibility of recovery and strive to instil hope in those affected by mental illness.(E) Empathy - We are kind, we connect with others, and we are compassionate and sensitive.(A) Advocacy - We are champions for the rights and needs of those affected by mental illness.(L) Learning - We value ongoing education and continuous learning to improve our understanding of mental illness and how to best support those affected.

 

Our 2024 Objectives

  • Develop an evidence-informed, successful mental health support service
  • Develop a sustainable volunteer programme
  • Develop a sustainable community interest company
  • Develop strategic partnerships
  • Develop our organisational visibility and awareness
  • Develop effective governance and leadership

Activities

Counter Harm CIC was founded in 2023 with the mission of preventing the emotional and physical harms associated with mental illness through the provision of support services. Our team is committed to creating a safe and welcoming environment in which people with mental illness can receive the support and resources necessary to live fulfilling lives.Families and individuals affected by mental illness will have access to a variety of support services, which we plan to develop and co-design with those who have lived experience of mental illness. Our programmes aim to promote mental health and well-being as well as reduce the stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness.We believe in the power of community and collaboration at Counter Harm CIC. To ensure that our service users receive the best possible care and support, we collaborate with other organisations, healthcare providers, and community groups. In addition, we collaborate with our service users, their families and involved professionals to identify their specific needs and ensure timely support.

Current opportunities

We are seeking passionate and committed individuals to join our Board, serving as the equivalent of a charity trustee. You will play a pivotal...