Local Mind support for emergency services

Have you or one of your teammates gone through something traumatic, in or out of work, that’s had a real impact?

Nearly 6 out of 10 emergency service staff and volunteers we surveyed said they used isolation as a way to cope. 

Through our local Minds, we want to give more emergency service staff and volunteers the chance to talk or learn new ways to cope with difficult experiences.

A chance to talk or learn new ways to cope

21 of our local Minds are delivering face-to-face support, peer support workshops and workshops on trauma awareness for emergency service staff and volunteers living in London, Greater Manchester and areas across England and Wales.

Our local Minds are experts in mental health. Each local Mind delivers different practical services based on the needs of people in their communities.

See which local Minds are offering Blue Light Programme support in England and Wales below.

There is lots of help out there. The hardest part is asking for it or accepting it. That help can make all the difference.

Local Minds in England

North East

  • Redcar & Cleveland Mind
  • Tyneside and Northumberland Mind

Yorkshire and the Humber

  • Leeds Mind 
  • Hull and East Yorkshire Mind

North West

  • Mind in Greater Manchester
  • Lancashire Mind

East of England

  • Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and South Lincolnshire Mind
  • Mid Herts Mind

West Midlands

  • North Staffs Mind
  • Coventry & Warwickshire Mind


  • Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
  • Hammersmith and Fulham Mind
  • Mind in Croydon

South East

  • Solent Mind

South West

  • Plymouth Mind
  • Dorset Mind

Details of the support each local Mind will provide will be available here soon.

For now please contact bluelightlocal@mind.org.uk to find out more.

Local Minds in Wales

We’re running Blue Light Programme activity and support in Wales with three of our local Minds:

  • North East Wales Mind
  • Merthyr and the Valleys Mind
  • Newport Mind.

Get involved with your local Mind now.

Get involved in Wales

Live outside of these areas?

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