Telford Mind

Telford Mind

At a glance

Causes

  • Mental health

Other details

Organisation type: 
Charity
Geographical remit: 
Regional

Objectives

Mission Statement

Telford Mind is an independent voluntary organisation that is affiliated to National Mind. It exists to promote and support better mental health in Telford and Wrekin and surrounding areas.

Telford Mind works to promote recovery, aiming to provide high quality services for people who are experiencing mental health issues and / or emotional distress. It also offers support to people undertaking caring roles.

Telford Mind works to promote independence and inclusion. It challenges stigma. It promotes self-confidence, self-reliance, and designs and delivers appropriate services and activities through service user participation in development and governance.

We are committed to Quality and hold the Mind Quality Mark (MQM).  The MQM is a robust quality assurance framework and sets out the required baseline of best practice and legal compliance in all areas of a local Mind’s governance and activities.

We promote wellbeing.

Aims and Objectives

Our Aims are to:

  • Reduce social isolation and distress
  • Encourage independence
  • Increase self-confidence, self-reliance and self-esteem
  • Promote health and wellbeing
  • Encourage participation in development and governance
  • Develop service users’ skills for self-help and mutual support
  • Increase awareness and understanding of mental health
  • Influence the way mental health services are planned and delivered

Activities

To achieve these aims we will carry out the following objectives:

  • Provide support through our wide range of services
  • Provide access to advocacy support and independent external organisations
  • Work in collaboration with relevant organisations
  • Provide support groups
  • Develop our work in response to changing needs
  • Liaise with the local authority, clinical commissioning groups (CCG) and public commissioners to assist with planning and delivery of mental health services.

In all our work we promote autonomy, equality, knowledge, participation and respect.

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