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Do you want to be a Mental Health Champion? 

Harrow Service User Group is for people with lived experience of mental health issues – 'experts by experience' –! This is an opportunity to be part of a team of campaigners who change the way mental health services work. We work with GP’s, Councillors, psychiatrists, charities and other service users to make our voices heard and it is a chance to develop resilience and confidence for yourself. Mental Health Champions can be a paid or voluntary. 

If you have ever experienced depression, anxiety, stress or any other mental health problem, are over 18yrs, a Harrow resident, or you are registered with a GP in Harrow; You could join our Mental Health Champion programme and make new friends, campaign for change and develop services.

The training course will consist of 3 training sessions (i.e. one session per week), starting on Thursday 11th October 2018. You will learn confidence and communication training and negotiation skills. After completing you can be paid £10.00 per hour for any subsequent sessional work for the project.

The course starts soon, so don't delay! For more information visit, Harrow User Group information page, where you can complete the application form to be returned to Mind in Harrow as soon as possible. You can also call Raksha for more information on 0208 515 7868 or email r.pandya@mindinharrow.org.uk

Head for Work - Learn 2 course dates

    Our Head for Work Learn 2 course gives people with lived experience of mental health issues – 'experts by experience' – the opportunity to become mental health awareness trainers. The next course will be starting in September, so read on to find out more!

    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 will consist of twelve sessions and will run over 12 weeks (i.e. one session per week), starting on Friday the 21st of September. After completing the course you will receive a Mental Health Train the Trainer Award, accredited by Middlesex University, and could 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.

    The course starts soon, so don't delay! For more information visit the Head for Work webpage, where you can complete 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.