Get Up and Grow with Suffolk Mind Allotment projects is a service for people who experience mild to moderate depression, anxiety and other common mental health problems. For people who are in recovery and who want to help build emotional resilience as a preventative measure.
We run several allotment projects throughout Suffolk and are currently looking for groups of volunteers who are interested in making a one-time visit to one of the allotments to help the current participants and volunteers make progress on large projects or tasks that are planned for the summer.
Volunteer groups would need to be physically able to participate in lifting, weeding, planting.
In the opportunity volunteers will learn more about the local community services and experience first hand how the project supports emotional wellbeing.
Suffolk Mind is affiliated to Mind National and is committed to improving the lives of people with mental health issues.
To be a forward thinking, needs-led, evidence driven sustainable charity that promotes and protects mental wellbeing for all, providing a range of innovative services and programmes.