Northampton and District Mind
Northampton and District Mind is working closely with NHFT to ensure that our essential Crisis Cafe services continue to be available throughout the Coronavirus lock down period
There is help for those of you who cannot get out for vital supplies, such as food and prescriptions - if you need help, please contact
0300 126 1000
LRF Northamptonshire Local Resilience Forum
COVID-19 COMMUNITY RESILIENCE CELL
Aim of the Cell
To support and meet the essential needs of those in self isolation with Northamptonshire.
Maintaining and establishing connections to groups like, places of worship, community groups and volunteer organisations.
Identifying vulnerable people within the County.
Looking at what the voluntary sector can do to support those self-isolating residents.
Keeping our residents safe by issuing information on potential fraudsters and scams.
Keeping our residents informed by producing factual and relevant information, pushed out through existing channels.
Offering clear and consistent guidance to support groups set up to assist their residents in being safe and well in their homes.
Provide a method for offering psycho social support to our resident if required.
Offering support to food banks when needed.
Having a conduit for our communities to request support.
Can you support us?
This is a tough time for everyone.
Here at Northampton and District Mind, we have taken steps to protect the health and well-being of those who use our services and indeed, our staff.
Due to COVID-19 virus, we have decided to suspend some of our peer support and our groups.
Our Crisis Cafés will remain open, while Hospital at Home will continue to support people in their homes as much as possible.
We will also still be offering telephone one to ones – so, if you require any support - please do call Northampton Mind on 01604 634310 or Daventry Mind on 01327 879416.
Please do keep checking our website at www.northamptonmind.org.uk and our Twitter and Facebook pages for updates.
This virus and its effect on our communities is challenging and unprecedented.
The outbreak of this virus therefore adds to the pressures of providing many crucial services and it is for that reason we are making a direct appeal to our communities to help us in this ongoing battle.
If you can help – and please do remember any donation is gratefully received - to provide much-needed services for our communities, particularly as the concerns over people feeling anxious and isolated may well increase over the coming weeks.
If you feel able to help click on our website - www.northamptonmind.org.uk – or email Nick Tite at
Meanwhile, Daventry District Council is working with a range of partner organisations to co-ordinate efforts to get people the help they need. www.daventrydc.gov.uk/your-council/news/advice-on-coronavirus/advice-for-the-public/extra-support/
Coronavirus (COVID-19) & Wellbeing
During unprecedented and worrying times such as these, you may be feeling anxious about how the next few weeks could change the way you go about your every day lives. Anxiety and concerns about your health, or your relationships are understandable when faced with self isolation and the social distancing put in place, in order to stem the increase of the COVID-19 virus spreading.
If you do find yourself struggling through the current crisis, it is important that you try to take care of your mental health and wellbeing which are an important part of staying healthy.
Click the link below to find out what could help you.
What our members say:
Before I started the Support into Employment programme, I never thought I'd be able to get into work.
Mind always goes the extra mile for me, breaking things down so that I can understand.
I feel I now have the skills and confidence to start working.