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Rochdale and District Mind

Our vision is of a society that promotes and protects good mental health for all and that treats people with experience of mental distress fairly, positively and with respect.

We provide information and support, campaign to improve policy and attitudes and in partnership with independent local Mind associations, develop local services. We do all this to make it possible for people who experience mental distress to live full lives and play their full part in society.

Address:
The Mind Wellbeing Centre, 3-11 Drake Street, Rochdale, OL16 1RE
Umbrella org:
Mind
Area serviced:
Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale.
Telephone:
Information line 01706 752338 OR 0800 107 0729
Opening times:
Monday - Thursday 9.00 -5.00, Friday 9.00-4.00
Who is it for:
Anyone with a mental health problem
How to apply:
Referral by phone, e-mail or in person
Parking:
Chargable parking opposite building.
Sector:
Voluntary

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This is a psychotic disorder marked by delusions, hallucinations, disordered thinking and speech, inappropriate emotions and/or lack of emotions.
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1.Freely offer to do something. 2.Offer (help) in such a way. 3.Say or suggest something without being asked. 4.Work for an organization without being paid. 5.Commit (someone) to a particular undertaking, typically without consulting them.
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