Black Country Mental Health started in 1976 as Dudley Association for Mental Health and over the years has morphed into the current name.
The charity was established to promote the preservation and maintenance of good mental health as well as assisting with the recovery of and providing support for those people experiencing emotional or mental distress in the Black Country, (The Metropolitan Boroughs of Dudley, Walsall, Sandwell and Wolverhampton) and such other areas as the board of Trustees shall from time to time define.
The organisation’s core work includes:
- Peer mentoring groups around anxiety and depression meeting face to face either in the evening, daytime, or evening group via Zoom.
- Oliver’s Legacy groups for anyone affected by suicide face to face meeting early afternoon or early evening.
- Loss bereavement group face to face for loss of the individual through dementia or natural causes.
- Female only face to face evening group for anyone who has experienced a trauma.
- Horticultural project managing a Walled Garden and glasshouses.
- Drop in Place of Welcome Sundays between 3.00 pm & 5.00 pm.
- Support telephone line 7 days a week, 10.00 am till 11.00 pm
- Regular telephone calls to support people, daily, weekly, or less frequently.
Black Country Mental Heath work with primary schools to train pupils as peer mentors to support their peers with anxiety issues and to work with teaching and support staff. Volunteers always welcomed to help in the office, fundraising, support or help to run groups.
Call 01384 685060 or 07951580792. Email: email@example.com
Visit the website at www.blackcountrymentalhealth.org.uk