Dorset Mind

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I am feeling worried, low and stressed.

At Dorset Mind, they aim to deliver life-changing support to the people of Dorset, reaching their services across the entire county and making them available to everyone who needs them – no matter what.

What can they do for you?

They host a range of group support services for Adults 18+ across Dorset, including Counselling, Mentoring and groups for LGBTQIA+ communities, women only and general wellbeing peer support.

How do they do it?

Mentoring Minds
Mentoring Minds involves regular goal setting with a trained mentor. Goal setting helps individuals gain a true sense of purpose and achievement.

Counselling can help lead to positive change with increased self-confidence, self-esteem and the ability to face the future.

Active Monitoring
Active Monitoring is a programme of supportive intervention and guided self-help to improve your mental health and well-being.

Adult Triage Service
The triage service offers non-clinical support to patients presenting with mild to moderate mental health needs through their GP surgery.

What benefits could you experience?

Improved mental wellbeing, understand how mental health issues can affect you and develop strategies to manage and cope,

Where do they operate?

Across PCN area

How to contact them or get there

Online at Contact – Dorset Mind Contact – Dorset Mind

Support Information for carers

Bridgit is an online tool that allows people to explore free well-being, employment, finance and care advice and events, local and national support services, and training opportunities. People can also build their own ‘self-care plan’. It’s all available any time of day and without registering first.

Follow this link to access bridgit, Online Support (

People who prefer not to or cannot go online can call Carer Support Dorset on 0800 368 8349 to discover the free support and help available.

Supporting yourself while caring for someone download PDF

Learn how to manage your own well-being while caring for someone else. Get information and tips on looking after your mental health and finding support.

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Carer Support Dorset can help you find the support you need for your caring role.

Freephone number for Carers: 0800 368 8349

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