MhIST – Mental Health Independent Support Team working with our communities to give the best mental health support we can since 1992.

We provide a safe and friendly place where you can work at your own pace to start your journey towards positive mental wellbeing.

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Free Community Wellbeing Event

MhIST attended the Community Wellbeing Event held at the Victoria Hall, Knowsley Street, Bolton along with many other participants. The event was to raise awareness to organisations in Bolton that Social Prescribers can refer people to in order to improve individual wellbeing. Read More

World Mental Health Day

MhIST attended the World Mental Health Day event at Bolton University. An information stall was set up in the Chancellor’s Mall. It was great to meet Bolton’s University Students and open a dialogue about community mental health. Read More

5th Legion Costume Group brings Star Wars to Bolton

The 5th Legion Costume Group came as Star Wars characters to meet their fans, pose for photographs, and raise awareness for Mental Health Awareness Day in the Bolton Market place. The team set aside their differences in support of mental health charity MhIST and collect funds for the charity. Many… Read More

MhIST proudly supports MacMillan Cancer Support

MhIST would like to thank everyone who took part in the MacMillan Coffee Morning at Moorland House. Especially to members, Asda, Chris Hill, and Market Place Bolton who donated prizes. £351.04 was raised and donated to MacMillan Cancer Support. Read More

Mark Palin Memorial Shield

MhIST would like to say thank you for the invitation to attend the Marc Palin Memorial Shield Football Match on the 29th August 2021 at Dolan Park in Breightmet. The match was between the Breightmet Wanderers and Breightmet United under 12’s teams and a big fun day was run alongside… Read More

MhIST proudly supports Breast Cancer Now

MhIST would like to thank everyone who took part in the Breast Cancer Now Coffee Morning held at The Hub, Westhoughton. £284.40 was raised and donated to Breast Cancer Now. Look what we raisedTombola prizesYummy, cakes… Read More

Seed Fund Grants

Thank you to Manchester Mind for granting MhIST three seed fund grants of £250. The grants will be used to buy art supplies, games for the social group and books for a book and banter group. Read More

Westhoughton Rotary

Thank you to the Westhoughton Rotary for donating £300 which will be used to continue the services that MhIST provides to the people of Bolton with mental health issues free of charge. Read More