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Welcome to Norfolk and Waveney Mind

We won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect.

We’re Norfolk and Waveney Mind, the mental health charity that believes no one should have to face a mental health problem alone.

We work to reduce the stigma associated with mental health, support people in their recovery and champion better services for all.

We believe that with the right support and resources everybody can create a life that feels meaningful irrespective of the presence of symptoms.

To do this we share our own stories, insights and expertise.



Join our Pumpkin Parade
Prizes to be won!

We're after your spooky, scary or downright silly designs to join our Pumpkin Parade - and help support our mental health services in Norfolk and Waveney.

All you need to do is
donate £2 and share your pumpkin pics via email or social media with the tag #PumpkinParade

Entries close 31st October with prizes for the best in show!

Find out more here



Side by Side

Side by Side is a supportive online community where you can feel at home talking about your mental health and connect with others who understand what you are going through.

We all know what it's like to struggle sometimes, but now there's a safe place to listen, share and be heard. Whether you're feeling good right now, or having a hard time, it's a safe place to share experiences and listen to others. The community is available to all, 24/7.

Side by Side is moderated daily from 8.30am to midnight.



As the coronavirus pandemic continues, we’re now experiencing a mental health emergency.

More than 16,000 people told leading mental health charity, Mind how the pandemic had affected their mental health. The findings are clear. Prioritising mental health has never been more critical. 

Many of us are experiencing problems for the first time and those of us who were already struggling are finding things even harder. Our health and social care services are and will continue to be under pressure like never before. The devasting loss of life, the impact of lockdown, and the inevitable recession will have deep and lasting consequences on all our lives. 

Those in power can make the right choices to rebuild services and support to help make sure the society that comes after the pandemic is kinder, fairer and safer. This can only be achieved if the UK Government meets Mind’s five tests for putting mental health at the heart of the new normal.

Now more than ever the nation’s mental health needs protecting. Join Mind’s campaign or find out more at 



Latest news

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak may cause you to feel anxious, stressed, worried, sad, helpless, overwhelmed, confused or angry. It's important to remember it is OK to feel this way and that everyone reacts differently to different events.

For the latest updates and tips for your wellbeing, click here






Happy Pride Week!

We know that love, tolerance, respect and visibility are great for our mental health. That's why we're proud to support the LGBTQ+ community and Virtual Norwich Pride on Saturday 25th July 2020.



Mental Health Awareness Week
Festival of Kindness

We marked Mental Health Awareness Week in a special and somewhat different way this year. As this year's theme is 'kindness', we thought it would be brilliant to celebrate all that is kind, and the positive effects this can have on our mental health.

What better way than to celebrate with a VIRTUAL FESTIVAL taking over our social media? - particularly as lots of us are missing out on festivals this year!

We promoted the kindness message using a variety of festival-favoured content - think music, art, a family area, wellbeing and SOS 'tents' - all encouraging people to connect, keeping kindness in mind.

You can see the wonderful wealth of content we produced by clicking the 'Find out more' button below!
Find out more



Our services

We provide a range of services and groups to support people with their mental health and wellbeing.

Click below to see our full range of services and support groups.
Full list of services and support groups



About us

Local Minds are independent charities - we raise our own funds and we have our own Board of Trustees who are responsible for how we’re run. 

Being local we understand our community and tailor our services in response to what people need most.
Find out more about Norfolk and Waveney Mind here



Connect with us

Stay up to date with the latest news, social events and fundraising opportunities by following us on social media. 



Your stories

Norfolk and Waveney Mind is built on its communities and people.

They are the heart and soul of everything we do - read a few of their stories below...

Great Yarmouth Office

28-31 Deneside
Great Yarmouth
NR30 3AX
Tel: 0300 330 5488


Norwich Office

50 Sale Road
Tel: 0300 330 5488

King's Lynn Office

Saunders Yard
King's Lynn
PE30 1PH
Tel: 0300 330 5488

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We're a part of Mind
We're a registered charity (no. 1118449) and a registered company (no. 05729028) in England

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