Mind Space MK – A Timeline April 2019 Mind Space MK launched as a community support group and online database. August 2019 Mind Space MK links with Rethink Mental Illness, Sport England and Nottingham Trent University to provide sports equipment to the support group November 2019 Mind Space MK linksContinue Reading

Happy Holidays – here’s to another fresh year. Since we’re fast approaching Dec 25th, our session focusing on ‘The Holiday Blues’ as we creep closer to the festive season and maddening Christmas songs play on a loop everywhere we go. Not everybody has a happy family holiday at this timeContinue Reading

Peer to peer community mental health support available in Milton Keynes (more locations coming soon…) 16th December 2019, next group 20th December 2019 7.30PM Thanks to all those lovely listeners out there and a bigger thank you to the members of our support group who managed to show up atContinue Reading

The Change in Seasons Our environment impacts how we feel, as well as the situations we’re in. What is seasonal affective disorder (SAD)? Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that you experience during particular seasons or times of year. Depression is a low mood that lasts for a longContinue Reading

Our volunteers who run Mind Space MK are attending a Suicide Prevention course with the national mental health charity Mind at their wellbeing centres in the Milton Keynes city centre this week. We have now invested in speakers for gentle background music (any musical requests, topic discussions or feedback forContinue Reading

Introduction What is wellbeing? Good mental wellbeing means feeling good and functioning well. It doesn’t mean that you never experience feelings or situations that you find difficult, but you’ll have the resilience to cope when times are tough. Good mental health and resilience are fundamental to our physical health, our relationships,Continue Reading

A big shout out to Mind Allies for speaking at our support group and an even bigger thank you for collaborating with us to improve our services. Adam Afsar, CEO of Mind Allies and Ciprian Matei, Trustee, visited Unity Park Station from London for our mental health support group session. Their charitableContinue Reading

HOW BEING THE “BLACK SHEEP” OF YOUR FAMILY AFFECTS YOUR MENTAL HEALTH “I’m the only normal person in my dysfunctional family, why should I be the one to get help? They are the ones who need therapy!” Literally, the most common thing I hear from clients.  The black sheep ofContinue Reading

Under-18s being denied urgent mental health treatment, say GPs Survey reveals only 10% of GPs are confident those they refer for treatment will receive it Troubled teenagers seeking urgent help from NHS mental health services are being denied treatment or facing months of delays, GPs have said. Three in four family doctorsContinue Reading