Please be aware we keep all of our meetings are for adults only, with the exception of the family group.
All groups are free to attend
Pop In Meetings
Pop-In Meetings are an opportunity to chat with other families in similar situations over a cup of coffee and a slice of cake! It is a good place to ask for advice about anything that is worrying you, with the group or on a 1:1 basis. There is never any pressure to talk, it’s fine to just sit and listen.
Evening Pop In Meetings
Evening Pop-In Meetings are essentially the same as the normal Pop-In Meetings, however, they give people who have commitments during the day time, an opportunity to come along.
We have speakers from CAMHS and other services talking about topics relevant to our families. Each speaker decides how to give their presentation and there is always an opportunity to ask questions. Notes are taken from each meeting and shared on the Facebook group and website, along with any relevant videos. If you have a question you want to be asked but can’t make the meeting, we are always happy to ask for you.
This is a pop-in meeting for anyone who wants to chat to other people in similar situations. Children are able to attend this meeting, but are the responsibility of their parents.
CAMHS Advice Clinics
We have regular advice clinics with Southampton CAMHS. This is open to any member of Re:Minds and your are able to book a ten-minute private appointment to seek advice from a CAMHS manager.
Other online groups
Our Facebook group is where we keep in touch with our families. The group is private and only for members of Re:Minds, no professionals are allowed into the Facebook groups as we want our families to have a safe, confidential place to share their lives. We have over 1100 members they are all people who are going through similar experiences and are on hand to share advice, information and sympathy 24 hours of the day. https://www.facebook.com/groups/ReMinds
Twitter is another way we try and keep in touch with our families. Whilst we don't tweet too often, we share events and other bits and pieces on there. Find us @RemindsSoton
Autism Support Group
We have linked with Southampton CAMHS to offer advice on a range of issues affecting those with autism. Each session will have 30 minutes for private appointments to get advice from CAMHS about issues relating to autism. This group is for any adult caring for someone with autism, this could be pre or post diagnosis.
ADHD Support Group
We currently run a virtual ADHD support group with Cathy Laver Bradbury from CAMHS. Cathy is a leading expert on ADHD and regularly gives talks and offers advice and strategies to those who attend. You can book a private appointment to speak to her through Re:Minds. This is open to any members of Re:Minds, pre or post diagnosis.
Adult Mental Health Support
In January 2021 we launched a new group for parents and carers of young people with mental health conditions. We have linked with Community Mental Health Services in Southampton and hold talks and drop-in advice clinics during the day and evening to help those families who need extra advice and support for their young person. This is open to any member of Re:Minds who would like advice.
Crisis Care Support Group
This group is for families who have children in crisis and at risk of being admitted to an adolescent psychiatric hospital or who are currently in or recently discharged from hospital. The group offers mutual support and advice from parents who have been through the same situation.
Re:Minds into Adulthood
This is a Facebook group which focuses on children aged 14+ in preparation for adulthood. This is where we share information about speakers and meetings and is a place to talk to others in a similar situation. https://www.facebook.com/groups/remindsia
We have a resale and promotions page for any member of Re:Minds. Here you can sell things you no longer want and promote events. https://www.facebook.com/groups/478865902493029
All speaker meetings and workshops are shared on our You Tube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCICevsVsDcNDqeQKhwd4fFA?view_as=subscriber