Active in Mind
Our Active in Mind group is open to anyone experiencing mental health problems, and their support workers. The group provides a safe and friendly environment in which everyone feels supported, encouraged and stimulated to take part in exercise and connect with people.
MindOut is a safe, confidential and accepting space for LGBTQI+ people experiencing mental health issues. It offers recovery-based peer and staff support.
Women in Mind
Women in Mind provides a safe, secure and understanding environment in which women with mental health problems can support each other. Opportunity is provided to talk about feelings and share experiences.
Wellbeing in Mind
The group’s focus is to educate people about common mental health issues like stress, anxiety and depression, how to spot the signs and symptoms as well as finding helpful ways of coping and improving them.
Men in Mind
Dorset Mind, are delighted to be working in partnership with AFCB Community Sports Trust to deliver FREE physical activities at Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth. Sessions will run for 6 weeks and are open to men over 18yrs.
Eco in Mind
Spending time in green space or bringing nature in to your everyday life can benefit both your mental and physical wellbeing. The project provides practical support by our trained staff and volunteers to those with mental health problems.
Upcoming Group Support
Select the group you’re interested in the calendar below to find out more.
Adult Groups FAQs
A registration form needs to be completed, the facilitator will then be in contact for assessment, please wait until then for a response. If you turn up without this step there may be no space on that particular day.
All information on the groups currently running will be featured on the events calendar above, any queries please head to our contact page and select the ‘Adult Services’ inbox.
Registration forms and referral forms-Group enquiries re sent to our Adult Services team; next a registration form is sent back to you, for Active Monitoring this will be via your GP, Mentoring Minds via GP or another professional organisation.
Whilst there is no limit to attending our group support, in order for us to reach as many people as we can, we do encourage those that have been with the groups and visited all topics to consider perhaps, peer support or other support after a period of time or when they feel ready.
Anyone aged 18+ with a mild to moderate mental health conditions.
The aim of the service is for a trained volunteer to work with a participant for a maximum of six months. There is a work book for participants to complete, to help them set goals to support them on their recovery and back into their communities.
Unfortunately, no, we no longer have funding for this service, we would suggest you contact your GP and or BEAT or visiting our resources pages here.
Volunteer for us
Without our volunteers we simply couldn’t do what we do. Our volunteers are the backbone of our charity. Dorset Mind volunteers help us deliver our mental health support services across our vast county in a variety of roles across the charity. We offer voluntary positions that suit the times you’re able to commit – and your level of experience.