Mental Health Directory
Information on mental health services in Croydon
After suffering from depression, D hadn't worked for over a decade. Our Employment Services supported him over two years after he came to us saying he wanted to pursue a career in social care which he had been involved in many years before. Our structure programme of training and work experience enabled him to:
After 18 months, D felt ready with our help to approach employers and found a full time job in a private sector learning difficulties organisation. But we didn't leave him there. We mentored and supported him during his first months so that when, for example, he told us he had been working not just full time but overtime and was shattered, we helped him negotiate with his employer to keep to his normal hours and not endanger his mental health by overdoing it. We still communicate by e-mail monthly and D is doing really well in his new role.
Read more about our Employment Support Service here.
27 March 2019
On Thursday 21st March the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) held an event to celebrate their year of supporting Mind in Croydon.
18 March 2019
The working week started really well with a visit from Tony Neal from the Catenian Association to present us with a cheque.
05 March 2019
Members of the advocacy team visited the offices of Hestia in Croydon on Thursday 28th February.