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On Sunday 15th May our Normal Sunday Service will include interaction with a visitor. We are being visited by a representative of Solent Mind one of our Church Charities. This service will take place at the normal time of 10.30 a.m. attendance is possible in person or on zoom.

Solent Mind describes there mission as follows:

Our mission is to make sure anyone in our community experiencing a mental health issue has somewhere to turn to for advice, information and support.

Solent Mind

They have over 280 employees in Hampshire, and work with over 100 volunteers in the county. They offer telephone and online support to anyone who needs it.

You may have come across one of there places of work without realising it as part of there activities involves running Mayfield Nurseries a popular plant Nursery based in Mayfield Park in Southampton. There are many more activities than described here over 20 different sorts of support and awareness activities were described on one page of there website.

There website can be found at

https://www.solentmind.org.uk/

The picture is a generic picture available through WordPress and is not of of the speaker or anyone in the church.

After publishing this article earlier today I have just heard that it is “Mental Health Awareness Week” next week which makes this visit particularly appropriate.