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Christmas Closing Times

Over the Christmas and New Year period some of our services will be closed or have reduced opening hours.

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Santa Paws is coming to town!

It's more fun than ever to show your support for mental health and dementia. Get ready for our #SantaPaws campaign.


Grief after suicide loss can be particularly complicated. This week we are shining a light on the meaningful work of our South East London Suicide Bereavement Service.


Our new wellbeing group is a safe space for LGBTQ+ parents of babies 0-24 months to talk openly about the challenges of parenting


Read about our plans to merge in the new year.

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Mental Health Support

We are here for anyone struggling with their mental health, or supporting someone who is. We assist people in their recovery, helping them take control of their wellbeing and lead fulfilled, productive lives.

Dementia Support

We work alongside people with dementia, their families and carers to offer one-to-one care, expert guidance and practical solutions to help them maintain their independence and quality of life.

News and Events

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An end of year message from Ben Taylor, our Chief Executive

Read our end of year message from Ben Taylor, Chief Executive.

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Grief Awareness Week: Shining a light on grief after suicide loss

Grief after suicide loss can be particularly complicated and difficult.

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Join our Big Mental Elf Dress Up Day

Support your local mental health and dementia charity - join our Big Mental Elf Dress Up Day on Wednesday 20 December 2023

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Mental health training


We offer first class mental health training and award winning dementia skills training.

Our mental health training is an affordable way to support mental wellbeing in your organisation.

Our dementia training helps professionals and carers provide the best possible care for people living with dementia.

Support us

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Fundraising inspiration

Do you or your fundraising team need an inspirational boost? We’ve got a whole host of fundraising tips, inspiration and advice to help you on your way.

Be inspired
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Carol Concerts in aid of BLG Mind

Join our festive sing-along on 3 December at 6pm in Petts Wood!

Book online

Many ways to donate

BLG Mind is an independent charity. All donations help us provide more mental health & dementia support for local people.


Around BLG Mind

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Support in schools

Minds Up is a free, in-school mental health training programme designed by BLG Mind which increases young people’s awareness of poor mental health and helps them recognise how and when they need to take action.

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Volunteering opportunities

If you want to make a real difference in your community there are lots of ways to volunteer with us. We always welcome applications from people with lived experience of mental health problems and make reasonable adjustments for people where this is necessary.

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The South East London Suicide Bereavement team

Our services: South East London Suicide Bereavement Support

The Suicide Bereavement Support service offers emotional and practical support to anyone affected by the loss of a loved one to suicide.

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