Walk of Hope
Sunday 2 July 2023 4am
For the third year running we are pleased to announce the date of our 2023 Walk of Hope. We are incredibly grateful to have received sponsorship this year from Gower and thank them for their support.
As with all previous years the walk will start at 4am from the Vale Castle and walkers will walk into the rising sun and finish with refreshments at the Bathing Pools. The walk is to support all those affected by suicide as well as creating much needed awareness and conversation around this important subject.
The walk was created to show that with the help and support of those around us we can give hope that even in the darkest of times there is and can be light.
Please join us. All funds raised will be used to help with ongoing community support and training.
Book your place now
Guernsey Mind has been re-awarded the Mind Quality Mark
The Mind Quality Mark is a rigorous quality assurance standard. It sets the bar of good practice and legal compliance for all organisations in the Mind Federation.
Once every three years, local Minds are reviewed against the Mind Quality Mark standards. The reviews are led by people with lived experience of mental health problems and senior leaders from other local Minds. They are based on a robust assessment of documentary evidence as well as interviews with and survey responses from directors, staff, volunteers, and people who use services.
To achieve the Mind Quality Mark, local Minds must be well-run organisations delivering safe, life-changing support for people with mental health problems.
I need help...
Seeking help is often the first step towards getting and staying well, but it can also be hard to know how to start and where to turn.
It is always OK to ask for help.
Someone I know needs help
It can be very difficult to see someone who you care about becoming unwell, but you don't need to be an expert on mental health to offer support. Often small, everyday actions can make the biggest difference.
I need urgent help
At Guernsey Mind, we cannot provide a crisis service. If you need urgent help:
- Talk to someone you trust
- Contact your GP and request an urgent appointment
- Contact the Samaritans on their free and confidential helpline 116 123
- If you are concerned you might harm yourself or someone else, contact the Emergency Department on 01481 220000 or the emergency services on 999.
Support for under 18s
At Guernsey Mind, we offer support to those aged 18 and above, but there are some other places you can go to for support and advice.
Our Year at Guernsey Mind
2022 was a busy year for Guernsey Mind and we would like to thank everyone who has supported us in 2022.
421 people received support through Guernsey Mind in 2022
1216 people have been on one of our mental health training courses