Our last support group of 2019 was a smash-hit. Thank you to everyone that managed to attend despite the cold and ever-faster-approaching New Year’s Eve. Yesterday’s support group session focused on the holiday blues and you can read our infopack here. We brought in board games–Jenga, monopoly, Cluedo, tiddlywinks andContinue Reading

This blog post was initially written on ApplebyInk.com As advocates of mental health and a supporter of community projects, Appleby Ink provides writing services for a Milton Keynes mental health peer support group: MIND SPACE MK. That’s why in today’s blog post, we’re going to be discussing the importance of mentalContinue Reading

**Warning – This blog post contains graphic, perhaps disturbing content and may be sensitive to some readers** The beginning of BPD & Me A diagnosis feels different for different people. Some see it as a label slapped across their forehead, a reason for people to be suspicious or seek toContinue Reading

The Holiday Blues: Christmas & New Year Whether it’s Post-Christmas/Holiday sadness when family departs back home, or whether it’s prolonged festive fear throughout the holidays worrying who you’re going spend those special moments with, Mind Space want to remind you all it’s normal to feel isolated at this time ofContinue Reading

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

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