Mind in Taunton & West Somerset

Mind in Taunton & West Somerset

Charity information

Mind in Taunton & West Somerset

We run a diverse & wide range of mental health services including:- our mental health helpline Mindline Somerset which is twinned with Mindline South Devon & Torbay ; Somerset Bereavement Support Service , Peer support Services and a campaigning Project ‘Time To Change Somerset’.

Founded 1982

  • Mission statement

    Set up in 1982, we are a well-respected provider of a wide range of local mental health services accross Somerset. We are often the only independent, non-statutory source of support available to those experiencing mental ill-health or distress in our area of remit.

    Mind in Taunton and West Somerset campaigns for the right of people who experience mental ill-health and emotional distress to be treated with respect, to be given equal access to services and opportunities in the community and to have control over the care and treatment they receive

    Our objectives are:
    • To promote mental health and emotional well-being
    • To encourage greater understanding of mental ill-health & distress
    • To provide high quality mental health services
    • To enable mental health services users to participate in the planning and delivery of services

  • Aims

    Mind in Taunton & West Somerset aims to:

    • To improve the mental health of the communities in which we operate, through the provision of services.
  • Overview

    Established: February 1982

    Registered Charity Number: 1109626

    Board members: 9

    Full time staff: 5

    Part time staff: 15

    Volunteers: 60

    Phone number: 1823334906

    Address: Mind in Taunton & West Somerset, Sussex Lodge, 44 Station Road, Taunton, Somerset TA1 1NS

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