Specialist housing service for mental health sufferers expanded to help people in Brent

We are delighted to announce that Mind in Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster has been chosen by Brent Council to expanded its specialist housing services for mental health sufferers in Brent.

Dominic Bond, Deputy Service Manager, Mind in Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster said: “This is a great opportunity to further improve mental health care for people in Brent. Having specialist mental health housing services will offer sufferers tailored recovery programmes and the chance to lead fulfilling lives.” 

The expansion will see Mind in Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster managing a further three housing support services across the Borough. The services, like those the charity currently runs in the Borough, will help people on their recovery journey to develop the skills and gain the confidence needed to live independently in the community.

Who are the services for?

The services are for adults in Brent aged 18+. They are designed to support individuals with moderate to high mental health needs, including those with dual diagnosis. Typically, people with moderate to high mental health needs tend to be suffer from discrimination, economic adversity and social exclusion. These services aim to change this.

What do the services offer?                                        

There will be a range of programmes including;

–      Financial planning and budgeting

–      Addiction management and cessation

–      1-2-1 support with daily tasks

–      Community link building

–      Individual and group

–      Training, volunteering and employment

–      Therapeutic arts groups

Does Mind in Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster provide similar services anywhere else in London?

Similar services are already in place across Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster.

For more information on the services please contact: Esdras Foxe, 020 7259 8100

 

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