Welcome to Portsmouth Mind

 affiliated with national Mind, the mental health charity

Portsmouth Mind promotes and supports mental health and wellbeing in Portsmouth.


Portsmouth Mind is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee founded in 1965. Since the early 1990s the charity has provided services and activities that promote and support mental health and wellbeing in Portsmouth.

Portsmouth Mind is affiliated to National Mind and is part of the network of Local Mind Associations that cover England and Wales.  Portsmouth Mind works in partnership with local statutory and voluntary organisations to ensure a co-ordinated approach.

Portsmouth Mind’s services have been an integral part of community support provision, funded by restricted and general grants, supplemented by bequests and donations.

In order to address local authority funding cuts Portsmouth Mind have streamlined the organisational structure focusing attention on maintaining its support of those in need. The aim is to offer expertise and care within a network of members, volunteers, service providers and relevant support organisations.

Our values

  • Autonomy
  • Equality
  • Knowledge
  • Participation
  • Respect

We believe that everyone has a right to:

  • A voice and to  be heard
  • Be empowered, influential, and actively participate in all aspects of their life
  • Their own vision of recovery
  • Be given accurate and timely information in order to make their own decisions and choices
  • Receive and Give Support
  • Equality and Respect