Shawmind announces new charity partner Wellity Global

Mental health charity Shawmind have announced a charity partnership with global workplace wellbeing company Wellity Global. Shawmind is a charity on a mission to improve mental health awareness. They are…

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ShawMind and FlourishZone announce partnership to support mental health of 1000 people in UK

ShawMind has announced a partnership with award-winning tech company FlourishZone to support the wellbeing and mental health of 1000 people in the UK. The joint venture enables free, easy access…

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Sock it to Stigma! 2021

Our annual Sock it to Stigma! (SITS) campaign seeks to raise awareness about the stigma associated with mental health and the damage that stigma can cause. Each year we ask…

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Our Teacher Mental Health Training Campaign – Headucation 2025

Shawmind is a young charity on a mental health mission. In 2017 Shawmind raised 103,000 signatures to get the important issue of children’s mental health debated in Parliament – the…

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Join us for a chat this autumn

Here at Shawmind we have lots of exciting events happening both in person and online between now and the end of 2020. Here, our Project Coordinator, Hannah gives you the…

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Supporters sought for second Newark sleep-out

During Homelessness Awareness Week (5th – 11th October), Shawmind began inviting supporters to take part in the second annual Newark Sleep Out. Launched by Newark and Sherwood District Council’s Housing…

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Shawmind Supports Teacher Wellbeing

Preparations are under way as we plan to host a specialist wellbeing panel as part of a week-long festival led by Teachers Come First. On Friday 9th October,  just ahead…

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How Can I Become a Shawmind Champion?

Passionate about mental health and wellbeing? Want to help others access the support they need? Looking for a cause to rally around and fundraise for? You sound like a Shawmind…

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Breathe Café Relaunches Online for Nationwide Support

We are pleased to announce the relaunch of our popular Breathe Café to provide nationwide mental health and wellbeing support. With social distancing rules continuing to limit the number of…

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Walk A Mile With Donna

Donna is walking a mile with Shawmind in memory of her father, Graham, who she lost to suicide in 2008. Donna has attended one of our suicide prevention sessions and…

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Are you a dazzling designer or Picasso with a paint brush?

We are searching for brilliant Christmas card designs from talented Primary School artists to use in our Christmas Card Campaign to highlight the importance of children’s mental health and wellbeing.  Four designs will be chosen from the entries, and printed Christmas cards will be made available to purchase from our…

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Walk a Mile in My Shoes This September

From Thursday 10th September 2020, Shawmind is inviting people to take part in its month-long activity to encourage gentle exercise, raise funds and increase awareness around suicide, mental health and…

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Support Us as You Shop with Savoo

We’ve just renewed our partnership with Savoo, a money-saving and online fundraising website with thousands of great exclusive discount codes and deals from the UK’s biggest retailers. How do I…

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Pay it Forward to Tackle the UKs Mental Health Crisis

With awareness of the support needs of children and teenagers growing, we are calling on the nation to ‘pay it forward’ and donate to ensure the next generation has the…

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Free Suicide Awareness Training – With Us

With almost daily headlines focusing on suicide rates and the rise in mental ill health, thanks in part to the Covid19 lockdown, we are planning to offer free suicide awareness…

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Introducing Our Mindful Meander Group

We are delighted to invite you to join our Mindful Meander walking group. The group has been established thanks to funding from The National Lottery and Sport England, delivered through…

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Free Mental Health Taster for Families this Summer

Teenagers and their parents are set to benefit from free mental health and wellbeing taster courses thanks to a partnership between Shawmind and Newark & Sherwood District Council. The East…

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Small Change Funds Big Change

In these challenging times, extra pennies can have a big impact and therefore Shawmind is proud to be available on Pledjar – a new and innovative mobile app. Through Pledjar you…

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Bring a Bro to Our Next ManCave Group

Our ManCave group was developed to encourage guys to open up, talk to and support one another. The next group meets this Wednesday, come along and talk or bring along…

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Men Open Up About Their Mental Health Thanks to Charity

Men’s mental health was high on the agenda during Men’s Health Week (15th – 21st June) for mental health and wellbeing charity, Shawmind. Shawmind, which is based in Newark, Nottinghamshire,…

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Local Man Goes All Out in Support of Cricket and Mental Health

Cricket enthusiasts from across the county are being invited to bowl around the clock on Summer Solstice to raise funds for Farndon Cricket Club and leading mental health and wellbeing…

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Mental Health Training for the Nation

In 2017 our charity championed children’s mental health education by raising 103,000 signatures for the landmark Parliamentary debate which led to children’s mental health education being made mandatory in schools…

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Fundraising Update

As coronavirus arrived on our shores, we were celebrating a month of successful fundraising activities that included our Sock it to Stigma campaign which raised almost £1,000 in one day –…

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Our Mental Health Heroes

In response to an increase in the number of people who are looking for mental health support during this crisis, we put out a call for volunteers – and are…

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Breathe – In It Together

Since we went into lockdown at the end of March we have made some significant changes to our services. Now, the people who regularly visited our Breathe Café, ManCave and Breathe Pop-ups can access our support and signposting through…

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Mental Health Training Giveaway

We believe that everyone should have access to mental health resources when they need them. To help achieve this and break the stigma of mental ill health for good, we…

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Shawmind Challenges Mental Health Advocates

Leading mental health and wellbeing charity, Shaw Mind, is urging mental health champions to take part in the national Two Point Six Challenge on Sunday 26th April.

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COVID-19 pandemic

Following the Prime Minister’s statement last night we have taken the decision to temporarily close our Breathe Café and to suspend our Breathe pop-up sessions. We intend to continue providing…

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Nettl of Newark; Taking the Sting Out of Printing

In December 2019, Lesley Pashley and her team from Nettl of Newark and Grantham got in touch to say they wanted to champion Shawmind as their charity of the year…

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Meet Our Team – Su Hallam, Charity Manager

Having first volunteered at the age of 16 with a charity supporting people with memory issues, Su quickly realised she wanted to work within the mental health sector.

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Sock it to Stigma!

Shawmind, Newark’s number one mental health and wellbeing charity, is asking students, businesses and the local community to Sock it to Stigma during Children’s Mental Health Week (3-9February).

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Wellbeing Charity Calls for Volunteers

Newark’s number one mental health and wellbeing charity, The Shawmind Foundation, is calling for volunteers from the local community to give some time to support healthy minds in the town.

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