Black Barn Farm - Mental Health for MenBack to Support
Aimed at men 18 years and over based on our Care Farm Site in Old Bolingbroke. Access information and support around positive mental health. Regular drop-in sessions and themed activity programme of sessions available for men to access.
Men's mental health information packs available detailing local help and support available, with hints and tips for staying mentally well.
This is good for wellbeing because
- This project will provide safe supportive space for men to talk and express their feelings with other men.
They will be able to work on coping strategies during regular sessions held on our community farm. We will provide 10 themed sessions for men around positive mental and physical health and 24 drop in sessions for men to access and gain support from other men.
- We will also provide 500 Men's mental health wellbeing packs. We have staff and volunteers in place to start this project immediately. We are really keen to work with other organisations and develop new partnerships as well as developing existing relationships with other organisations and professionals.
- This project will provide support services and activities for men suffering from mental health issues.
We will provide regular drop in information sessions at our therapeutic farm where participants can
access peer support from other participants, staff and volunteers with lived experience of mental ill
health. These sessions are provided by men for men.