Before we went into lockdown I was volunteering at Bromley, Lewisham and Greenwich (BLG) Mind running the Monday evening pool groups, some of the open access sessions, and I was starting an aromatherapy group.
I used to be an engineer before I was out of work, but I love working for a mental health charity like Mind. Social isolation is one of the worst things for mental health and some of us need extra support And then we went into crisis.
The lockdown has had a big impact. A lot of people are really struggling, the whole trapped-in feeling, cabin-fever. Social isolation is one of the worst things for mental health and some of us need the extra bit of support.Read more on mind.org.uk