Mind Matters groups

Mind BLMK’s Mind Matters groups offer the opportunity to discuss and explore issues around wellbeing and mental health in a safe, confidential, non-judgmental place. With weekly sessions running across Central Bedfordshire, in Ampthill, Dunstable, Biggleswade and Leighton Buzzard, we explore a range of different subjects including depression, anxiety, self-esteem, self-confidence, goal setting and more.

Alongside workshops, we also provide a selection of activities, such as walking groups, self-led art activities, and a drop in service. As sessions do change from time to time, please contact us before your first visit. Whilst structured, we aim to make the sessions relaxed but informative. Tea and coffee is available, and occasionally cake!

How to access our support

Before you can access any of services you will need to complete a referral form and have a chat with one of our recovery workers. This is so we can find out a little bit more about your needs and to make sure our services offer you the right kind of support.  You can do this by clicking on the ‘Access Support’ button at the top right of this page.

Dates and times:

Dunstable Mondays
10:00-12:30 Mind Matters Workshop

12:30 – 14:00 Mind Matters Drop-in Session for existing Service Users

Leighton Buzzard Tuesdays
10:30-12:30 Mind Matters Art Session and Drop In for existing Service Users

13:00- 14:30 Mind Matters Workshop

Biggleswade Wednesdays
11:00-12:30 Mind Matters Workshop

13:00-14:30 Mind Matters Drop in Session for existing Service Users

Ampthill Thursdays
10:30 – 12:30 Mind Matters Workshop

Mind Matters Evening Online Group

Mind Matters Zoom Group is for those living in Central Bedfordshire and the Bedford area, this is open to both existing and new service users.

The main focus will be about relaxation, learning new tips, tools and techniques to support your mental health along with support from your peers as well as occasional guest speakers and therapeutic activities.

Event Dates and times:

Every Monday 18.30pm – 20.00pm via Zoom

The groups mean I am feeling better, getting better, doing better

For those who are already an active central beds service user, please email [email protected] in order for a Zoom link to be sent out ahead of the day, for those who are new to our services, can you kindly complete our online registration form by selecting the pink ‘Access support’ button at the top right-hand corner of the webpage and mark it for Mind Matters.

More information:

If you have any questions about our Mind Matters Groups, please find the contact details below:

t: 0300 330 0648
e: [email protected]

Resource Library

Download Mind BLMK leaflets and posters HERE

Mind Matters is funded by Central Bedfordshire Council under their Preventative Mental Health Services for Vulnerable Adults contract.



  • This service is available to residents of:

  • Central Bedfordshire
  • This service is available for:

  • Mind Matters
  • Access to this service is by:

  • Professional/GP Referral
  • Self-Referral
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