Mind in Somerset

Mind in Somerset

At a glance

Causes

  • Counselling / advice
  • Mental health
  • Social care
  • Young people

Other details

Organisation type: 
Charity
Geographical remit: 
Local

Objectives

Mind in Somerset aims to promote good mental health and wellbeing, to provide a voice and champion a greater understanding of mental health issues in the community and continously operate to the highest standards of governance and delivery. 

Mind in Somerset is an independent charity that has been formed from the merger, in October 2018, of Mind in Taunton and West Somerset and South Somerset Mind. The result is a charity able to deliver services for the whole of Somerset and to provide specific services to areas in adjoining counties.

We are a Company Limited by Guarantee with all funds spent on delivering services locally. We are affiliated to the national charity Mind and we are able to draw on their resources, guidance and expertise to help in delivering our mission.

Activities

There has never been a greater need for Mind than the current times. Mental health problems in England and Wales and across Europe are on the rise: by 2020, depression will be the leading cause of health problems in Europe and the cost of poor mental health to our society is in excess of £110bn. We run a number of services to help alleviate this. Key current ones include Wellbeing Groups, Mindline telephone service, our Employment Empowerment Project with the DWP and our workplace training arm. 

Current opportunities

Somerset, TA1 1NS

Would you like to be part of our future? After over 3 years of sustained growth, Mind in Somerset are seeking to recruit a Treasurer  to the Board...

Previous placements

  • Mind in Somerset is looking for a trustee with financial/accounting skills to strengthen our Board.