Birmingham Mind has a range of mental health support and recovery services that are offered within the community.
The types of services range from:
Beechcroft Recovery Centre
Our, Beechcroft Recovery Centre offers a wide variety of activities, courses, workshops that aim to support and improve your emotional and mental wellbeing. The service offers support to promote recovery, encouraging the development of skills and the increase in quality of life.
We provide the opportunity for you to meet with people who may have had similar experiences and to develop social networks. The experienced staff team offer support in small groups, on a one-one basis and through person centered planning.
Why not come along to our Open Afternoon every Tuesday 1.30pm – 4pm at our Beechcroft Centre in Erdington. You can meet the staff team and people who use the service, find out whats on offer and complete an application form if you decide you would like to access the service.
501 Slade Road
Tel: 0121 237 3761
City Wide Support
Wellbeing Sessions and Social Support are a chance to relax, socialise and perhaps play a game of snooker, and are offered across the city in the following locations; Erdington, Harbourne, Cotteridge, Hazelwell, Selly Oak and Longbridge.
The sessions promote Wellbeing and Recovery, offering the opportunity for people to meet, socialise and try new things in a relaxed and informal setting.
The service can also offer advice, sign posting and support if people just want to talk about how they are feeling or any concerns they have.
Many of the services are offered evenings and weekends. An application is required to access the drop in services. Al people who attend are encouraged to be actively involved in what the service offers and our long term goal is for these services to become “user-led”.
Refreshments within Recovery Sessions and Social Support:
All of the services provide drinks for a small charge.
To find out more about the Recovery Sessions and Social Support, where they are offered, whats on offer and the application process, why not come along to our open afternoon every Tuesday 1.30pm – 4pm at our Beechcroft Day Centre or telephone: 0121 237 3761 to discuss further or arrange an application meeting.
Our team work hard to deliver you a quality service that promotes wellbeing and recovery.
How to Access the Service
In order to access Birmingham Mind’s Recovery Service you will need to complete an Access form, as well as an Identifying Support Needs form that will be completed.
Access Form Information:
Our services support individuals who want to supoprt and improve their mental wellbeing. You do not need to be referred to our services through a professional (such as your GP or CPN), you don’t have to have a mental health diagnosis, you don’t even need to have ever access mental health services before.
We offer an Open Afternoon at our Beechcroft Day Center every Tuesday afternoon from 1.30-4pm.
Improving Mind Meetings
Service users can meet up with a member of the Recovery management team to feedback their experience of the service, ideas for improvement and any issues or concerns.
Beechcroft Improving Mind Meetings
The last Saturday of every month, starting at 12 noon
Cotteridge Improving Mind Meeting
The last Tuesday of every month, starting at 6.30pm
We are extremely proud of our service and have been recognised nationally for the quality of our services.
2013 – We have won the Mental Health Providers Forum award for Best Innovative Service 2013.
2012 – saw our whole team awarded the Shining Stars Success Award! What a fantastic evening, and we all managed to squeeze onto the stage to receive the award!! Follow the link for more info.