COVID-19 Situation

In light of the current Covid-19 situation, MhIST would like to state that we are now open after putting into practice remote ways of working. We are able to deal with enquiries, accept new members, and offer support where possible. See more here.

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MhIST | Mental Health Independent Support Team

What we do

We aim to support people in a positive environment where YOU can achieve what you need to do. Our services and groups are free to use, but you do need an appointment in the first instance.

Support-Groups, Volunteering, Fundraising, Talk Therapy and Advocacy 

Support from people who have similar experiences.

Our self-help groups are very active and they provide for the needs of different groups of people such as depression, anxiety, self-esteem, and mindfulness.

Donatations & Fundraising

Can you help us raise funds to help people.

Donations

Self Help Support Groups

Our support groups can provide you with all the tools you need to get the help you need, find out more about our groups below. Each group has it's own information page which is ran by the group to give you a great insight into what they offer.

Featured Groups

Mindfulness Meditation

All face-to-face groups are temporarily suspended. However, we are still recording interest in the groups and have set up WhatsApp groups where possible. Call Christine Makinson at MhIST on 01204 527200 for further information.

Furniture Upcycling

All face-to-face groups are temporarily suspended. However, we are still recording interest in the groups and have set up WhatsApp groups where possible. Call Christine Makinson at MhIST on 01204 527200 for further information.

Recreation and Activities

All face-to-face groups are temporarily suspended. However, we are still recording interest in the groups and have set up WhatsApp groups where possible. Call Christine Makinson at MhIST on 01204 527200 for further information.

Help Us Today

Donations can help us provide our services to people who need them the most. If you can Donate then please follow the link to our JustGiving page.

Your Letters

Visitor Letter

Visitor Letter

You gave me so much help by listening and supplying me with the relevant information an I am so grateful for that even after the assessment you couldn't take the counselling further as I was focused on my future plans and seemed to be aware of life's values. Continue reading this letter...

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What people are saying about MhIST

MhIST team have helped me so much over the years. I have attended groups. It’s a safe place and friendly.

Been going to some of the groups about a month, met some great people and feeling I’m getting the help needed and good to know I’m not alone.

MhIST is an excellent place to be a part of. The staff and volunteers are friendly, warm, and accepting. Services offered are accessible free of charge and cater for a diverse range of mental health issues.

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