Charity information


Mind is the leading mental health charity in England and Wales. We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem, and campaign for better mental health for all.

Founded 1946

  • Mission statement

    Every year, one in four of us will experience a mental health problem. But hundreds of thousands of people are still struggling to cope and regularly face a lack of support and understanding. At Mind, we believe no-one should have to face a mental health problem alone.

    We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. We won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets the support and respect they deserve.

  • Aims

    Mind aims to:

    • Staying well: Support people likely to develop mental health problems, to stay well.
    • Empowering choice: Empower people who experience a mental health problem to make informed choices about how they live and recover
    • Improving services and support: Ensure people get the right services and support at the right time to help their recovery and enable them to live with their mental health problem
    • Enabling social participation: Open the doors to people with experience of mental health problems participating fully in society
    • Removing inequality of opportunity: Gain equality of treatment for people who experience both mental health and other forms of discrimination
  • Overview

    Established: January 1946

    Registered Charity Number: 219830

    Board members: 16

    Full time staff: 134

    Part time staff: 42

    Volunteers: 200

    Phone number: 0208 219830

    Address: 15-19 Broadway Stratford London E15 4BQ

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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