Volunteering

You can help us by sharing you’re your knowledge and life experiences as a volunteer. There are many opportunities with us as a volunteer if you can spare few hours a week. You can bring your valuable different skills and expertise on board and share them with our service users. You can raise awareness of local events and resources and …

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Middlesbrough – a recognised dementia friendly town – is hosting a week of events to further enhance understanding of the condition. The national Dementia Awareness Week is taking place from Sunday, May 14 to Saturday, May 20, with around a dozen events taking place in Middlesbrough, including a dementia friendly cinema screening, trip to Beamish, singing and dancing events and …

Make this week the time to talk.

The Anti-Stigma group is a volunteering opportunity we offer here at Middlesbrough and Stockton Mind and the members meet often to discuss ideas on how we can raise awareness and campaign for mental health difficulties. Each member has an understanding in mental health whether they have direct experience, a user of services, through personal self-management or as a carer. Their …

How volunteering helped Lee with his anxiety!

Volunteers are a huge part of our charity and we want to make this week the opportunity to thank them all for their hard work and dedication. Today we spoke to Lee our Admin support volunteer, to ask what volunteering means to him. Aside from volunteering at Middlesbrough and Stockton Mind, Lee regularly attends the park run and feels running …

Carers Week

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families in the community. Taking place Monday 12th – 18th June, we want to focus on supporting carers to look after their loved ones well, while recognising the needs of their own. This week we want to …

Workplace wellbeing consultancy training

Hello my name is Vicki and I am the new workplace wellbeing, training and consultancy lead for the organisation. I am very excited to be part of this brand new venture, where in the very near future, we will be offering cost effective training and consultancy to local organisations and businesses to support and help nurture staff wellbeing at work. …

Kick about for Men’s Health Week

Yesterday our Get Set to Go sports project took part in a football tournament for Men’s Health Week. The two teams played in the first Step Forward Tees Valley Inclusion Tournament alongside MFC Foundation. This 5-a-side tournament was not only to promote Men’s Health Week but also to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK. The friendly tournament featured games of …