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This month will see the start of our Open Day Project, a series of Open Days giving you a chance to learn about each of our services. First up is the Carers project, including the Acute Carers Recovery project. This will take place on 20 February, 12:30pm-2pm, at Richmond Library Annex, Quadrant Road, TW9 1QL.
The February/March 2017 edition of Richmond Borough Mind's newsletter, What's On, is now available to download.
The annual Time to Talk Day is taking place on Thursday, 2 February and Richmond Borough Mind is once again joining the conversation. We will be holding a Tea and Chat afternoon at our RB Mind Centre, 32 Hampton Road, Twickenham, 2.30-4.30pm.
For anyone who sees themselves as a procrastinator we will be launching a new peer group this Friday called Procrastinators Anonymous Richmond (PAR). If there is something that you have been planning to do for a while but keep putting off like filling an application form or fixing up your CV or applying for a course, this may be the group for you.
RB Mind is offering Peer Volunteer Training to enable you to become a group facilitator within our Peer Group Network, a network of activity groups run by and for people who experience mental health problems.
Over the festive season RB Mind will once again be carol singing at local train stations to raise money and awareness. On 12 December we will be at Richmond station and on 13 December we will be at Twickenham station, each day from 5-7pm.
The December/January 2016/17 edition of Richmond Borough Mind's newsletter, What's On, is now available to download here.
New research from Mind highlights how little training GPs and practice nurses are being offered in mental health. In England only 46% of GPs undertook a training placement in a mental health setting and 42% of practice nurses have no mental health training at all. Despite the fact that one third of GP appointments are mental health related.
Richmond Borough Mind's Annual General Meeting is taking place on Thursday, 1st December 2016, 6.30-8.30 pm, at Duke Street Church, Duke Street, Richmond, TW9 1DH.
Our Peer Group Network is holding an art exhibition on Wednesday, 12 October, 2-4pm, at the Vineyard Community Centre. Our Crafty Minds and Creative Mindís artwork will be on display.