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Train for free to deliver mental health awareness workshops

If you have ever experienced depression, anxiety, stress or any other mental health problem, are a Harrow resident and are currently unemployed, you could join our Head for Work training programme and deliver mental health awareness workshops on behalf of Mind in Harrow.

The training course is 12 weeks long, starting on Friday the 9th of September. After completing the course you will receive a Certificate in Mental Health Training accredited by Middlesex University and will go on to help develop and deliver mental health awareness workshops in business and other workplaces. You will be making a real contribution towards ending mental health stigma and discrimination in the workplace, while also developing your own skills and gaining valuable experience.

The course starts soon, so don't delay. Head For Work with Mind in Harrow to gain skills, confidence and experience while sharing your lived mental health expertise!

For more information visit the Head for Work webpage, where you can download the application form to be returned to Mind in Harrow as soon as possible. You can also call Vicky on 020 8515 7850 or email v.rix@mindinharrow.org.uk.

Enrol on our Autumn Stepping Stones courses

As the new academic year begins, why not learn something new?

Our Stepping Stones courses are for people living in Harrow who experience mental health issues. As well as learning different skills, taking a course can help you gain confidence and meet new people. You might even discover a hidden passion or talent!

Enrolment for the courses will take place on Thursday 1st September, 11am-12.30pm, at Harrow Baptist Church on College Road. You will be able to sign up for the following courses, which will take place from mid-September:

Tai Chi 
Mondays and Wednesdays    
2pm to 3pm

Sketching and Painting 
Wednesdays 
10.30am to 12.30pm

Google It!
Tuesdays 
4pm to 6pm 

There is a £15 charge for these 10 week courses, £5 of which will be returned to you when you attend the final discussion session. You can download the course brochure for more information.

There will also be a Stepping Stones to Volunteering course, which will give you the skills and confidence to volunteer with Mind in Harrow. This course is DIFFERENT from other Stepping Stones courses – there will a special separate enrolment session for it at the Mind in Harrow office (date to be confirmed). The course will run over three days: Friday 28th October, Friday 4th November and either Monday 7th or Friday 11th November. The volunteering opportunities after the course can be tailored to your interests (e.g. assisting with Mind in Harrow project activities, supporting other people and supporting projects with administration work). This course is FREE.

If you would like details on how to enrol or further information please call Jody or Tracey on 020 8515 7879 or email: j.hawley@mindinharrow.org.uk. You can also visit the Stepping Stones webpage.