What We Do

Mindkit offers free, interactive Wellbeing and Resilience Sessions to groups of young people, aged 14 to 25, in schools, colleges, universities, youth centres and a range of community organisations.

Young people learn about evidenced-based approaches called ‘The 5 Ways to Wellbeing’ and Mindful Living to look after their mental wellbeing and boost their resilience, which can improve their ability to cope with life’s challenges, their self-confidence and performance.

Mindkit is delivered by a partnership of Local Minds, funded by the Department of Health and evaluated by Goldsmiths, University of London.

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Session Lengths to Suit You

A free 40 or 60 minute interactive session, or a 15 minute Assembly-style session for larger audiences, that fits in with organisations’ and young people’s timetables.

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Trainers with Real Life Experience

Mindkit Wellbeing and Resilience Sessions are delivered by trained, DBS-checked Volunteer Youth Wellbeing Trainers who are mainly young themselves (or young at heart!) and speak from their own mental health experiences to inspire others.

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Interactive Activities

Mindkit Wellbeing and Resilience Sessions include activities that introduce young people to two approaches to support their wellbeing: ‘The 5 Ways to Wellbeing’ and Mindful Living.

Online & Printed Information

Every young person attending a session will receive a printed leaflet with wellbeing tips and a wallet card with information about local services. Online access to information about services and resources is also available.

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Support for Organisations

Organisations booking Mindkit Sessions for their young people will get help to build their own knowledge around supporting young people’s wellbeing and resilience.

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Mindfulness Meditation App

Attendees to the Mindkit sessions will get 12 months, free online access to Headspace, a mindfulness meditation tool (usually worth £54.88). Headspace enables young people to practise mindfulness in their own time. (Parental or guardian consent is required for young people under 18 to use Headspace).

Book a Mindkit Wellbeing Session

To book a Mindkit session for your organisation, contact your nearest local Mind in the London boroughs of Bromley, City and Hackney, Harrow, Lewisham or Richmond.