Where your funding goes

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    Our Women’s only centres provide information, advice, support and training or education in safe, women-only spaces allowing women Veterans and wives. Many women accessing Women’s Centres face multiple challenges and their work therefore covers a wide range of issues such as health, violence and abuse, employment, education, rights, and criminal justice issues. Services and activities provided by Women’s Centres vary according to the needs of their community but often include One to one holistic support
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    For a long time now we at Anxious Minds have wanted to take therapy outside of the office, and indeed outside of any boxes, so I’m really pleased that we will soon be offering talking therapies and Mindfulness outside in 200 Acres of beautiful Woodlands near Prudhoe. A lot of our clients have said that they would like to attend our “Woodland Therapy Centre” because they don’t like the intimidation of an office based therapy. It
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    The mental health lottery has paid for counselling services for over 300 children from some of the poorest estates in the North East. These children will be given up to 18 sessions of counselling delivered by Anxious Minds to schools across the North East.  All the sessions were paid for from donations made on the mental health lottery. From all the children and their families I would like to thank everybody that has donated so
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    Veteran and CEO of Mental Health Charity Anxious Minds, who started the charity with his own War Pension and savings and has then worked for the past 5 years as a volunteer is opening the Veteran Families Crisis Centre in Newcastle upon Tyne in February 2021. The funding for the first year costs of runing the centre will come from The Mental Health Lottery. “Eddie says Veteran Families are often overlooked, when it comes to
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    It breaks my heart to see that in the last three weeks even more veterans have taken their own lives. Veteran Families across the UK are paying the ultimate price as veterans continue to die because of the lack of professional counselling and support services. As a veteran, who struggles with PTSD and clinical depression, I understand just how difficult it is to get good mental health support after trying for almost two years myself
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    A big thank you to The Mental Health Lottery for an £800 donation to provide PPE for our counsellors to start work in June. Without The Mental Health Lottery we would not have had the money to pay for personal protection equipment and would have remained shut. In such a small period of time, The Mental Health Lottery raised enough money to support Anxious Minds and allow us to reopen our Counselling Services and Recovery
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    WORK WITH US TO DIRECTLY IMPROVE MENTAL HEALTH AND HELP TRANSFORM LIVES Incredible things happen when you believe. Anxious Minds are looking for commercial partners that are as passionate about improving mental health services. By working together we can make a real difference to the community’s we serve. Working in partnership with the mental health lottery, your business will be supporting some of UK’s most vulnerable people while strengthening your brand and meeting your corporate social responsibilities.
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    The Recovery Centre was opened with a budget of just £1000. All the painting and decorating and work to open the centre was done by volunteers and services users people from the community and North Tyneside Council has supported the project by making the project rates FREE. This project shows how much can be done with so little money. The centre is run by volunteers and ex-services users from Anxious Minds counselling services giving some
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    The Mental Health Lottery was founded to support mental health charity Anxious Minds a multi-award winning charity founded by an Ex Veteran Edward Dean. Eddie used his war pension to set up the charity Anxious Minds in 2015 were he still works as a volunteer Chief Officer. He struggled for over 2 years to get any support for his Mental Health after retiring from the Armed Forces (Army infantry) on completion of 22 years service.