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Andover Mind’s Wellbeing Service Faces Funding Threat: Your Support Needed!

Andover Mind, a dedicated charity providing essential mental health support, is facing a critical challenge. The wellbeing service it delivers is at risk of losing a significant portion of its funding from Hampshire County Council. This impending funding cut threatens to undermine the vital support system that countless individuals rely on for their mental health needs.

The impact of this potential loss of funding cannot be overstated. Andover Mind’s wellbeing service plays a pivotal role in the local community, offering crucial one-to-one mental health support as well as empowering peer programs and groups. These services have been instrumental in aiding individuals on their wellbeing journeys, providing a lifeline for those navigating the complexities of mental health challenges.

Now, more than ever, it is imperative for those who have directly benefited from Andover Mind’s wellbeing service to speak up and make their voices heard. If you have utilised their services in the past 18 months, your input is invaluable in safeguarding the future of this vital resource.

Did you find solace and support through one-to-one mental health sessions? Were you uplifted by the camaraderie and understanding found within peer programs and groups? Your experiences and testimonials hold the power to illustrate the profound impact of Andover Mind’s services on individual lives.

To ensure that Hampshire County Council fully comprehends the significance of Andover Mind’s wellbeing service, your participation is essential. Take a moment to share your story and articulate how Andover Mind has positively influenced your mental health journey. Your advocacy can make a tangible difference in securing the continued provision of these essential services.

Express your support by completing a brief survey provided by Hampshire County Council. This survey, designed to capture the specific aspects of Andover Mind’s wellbeing service that have been most beneficial to you, offers a platform to voice your perspective directly to decision-makers.

Your input is needed before Monday, 1st April 2024, to effectively advocate for the preservation of Andover Mind’s invaluable wellbeing service. Together, we can ensure that this vital resource remains accessible to all who rely on it for their mental health and wellbeing needs.

Join Andover Mind in defending the future of mental health support in the community. Your voice matters – let it be heard in support of Andover Mind’s wellbeing service. Complete the survey and make a difference today.