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Forthcoming Events

Community Day

A user led community day takes place every Wednesday 9.30am-3.30pm at the Methodist Church, Vicarage Walk, Yeovil BA20 1JB. The day provides access to activities and the opportunity to engage socially with other people. A support worker is also available on the day to offer emotional support and information regarding our services plus signposting to other agencies and services
 
15th April: Tutor led art course for six weeks from 1:30 ~ 3:30 lead by Lyne Heaton a local artist.
 
29th April 11am-12.30pm The Feel Good Factor a six week fun and friendly dance and movement course for physical, emotional and mental wellbeing. Wear loose comfortable clothing – no experience necessary. 31 donation includes refreshments. 
 
20th May: Managing debt.Struggling with debt? Come along and find out all about the different debt solutions! Which is best for you?  How to clear your debts quicker and how to avoid getting in debt in the future.
 
22nd May: How to budget. how to manage on a low income – why it’s important to know what’s coming in and what’s going out, with some money saving tips included!
 
23rd May: Craft Fair 11.00-3.00 at Yeovil Methodist Church, Vicarage Walk, Yeovil BA20 1JB
 

17th June: What is Universal Credit? It’s here!  How will it affect you? What can you do to prepare for it? What will be expected of you under the new rules? Will you be better off?  All this and more will be discussed at this session
 
 
Interested in the above sessions? Just drop in.



1 in 4 British adults experience at least one diagnosable mental health problem in any one year
... and we are here to help.


As many as 1 in 4 of us will experience a mental health problem at some point in our lives.

Nearly two thirds (61%) of the population know someone close to them who has experience of mental ill-health.

It is estimated that mental health problems cost employers £26 billion a year.

It is possible to recover completely from mental distress and many do. Of those experiencing mental ill health, 70-80% will go on to make a full recovery.

South Somerset Mind was founded in 1985 by people with direct experience of mental health issues to offer help, support, information and activities to those affected by mental health problems in the local community.

Mental health encompasses feeling lonely, anxious, sad or depressed. If you want someone to talk to we have an open access day every Wednesday from 9.30am until 3.30pm. You’ll be met by a volunteer and given a friendly welcome. Refreshments are available at a reasonable cost. We understand you and can offer a listening ear. We can provide information about our services and leaflets to help you choose your way forward.

We are here to help you. 
1 in 5 people have dandruff.
1 in 4 people have a mental health problem.
I've had both.
 
Ruby Wax
 
Many people like me, have a mental health problem. Many more have a problem with that.
 
Stephen Fry
South Somerset Mind
Unit 4, Yeovil Small Business Centre
Houndstone Business Park
Yeovil
Somerset
BA22 8WA

01935 474875

Office hours: 9.00am to 4.30pm

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