A will to help

A will is a good way to plan for the needs of your family and loved ones. By leaving a gift to Mind you can also help make sure that in the future no one has to face a mental health problem alone.

Read here about your different options, get more information and order our free guide packed with useful information on wills. When our free will offer is available you can register here for this. With the offer, there’s no obligation to leave a gift to Mind in your will. If you feel able to include a gift, for example a percentage of your estate, any gift makes a real difference.

Our short film shows how gifts in wills help provide support and advice to anyone coping with a mental health problem.

If you'd like to know more, get in touch by telephone on 020 8215 2232 or send us an email

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See how your gift could save, or change peoples lives

Find out how your support helps people coping with a mental health problem

Rohan and Abby came to Mind for help when they felt like there was nowhere else to turn. Watch our short film to see how your gift can change lives.

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Download our guide or get one by post

Our free guide on wills includes details on planning your will, choosing solicitors and thinking about the needs of family and loved ones. You'll receive our complementary DVD with your guide when requesting the pack by post.  

When requesting information please note our fundraising office is closed for Christmas from 23 December, opening 3 January 2017.

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More information on wills

Answers to your questions about wills: making a will with your partner, inheriting money and how to get in touch if you're an executor or family member dealing with an estate. 

Read more about wills

Information on types of gifts

This explains the different types of gifts, including our recommended wording, whether you're thinking of making a cash gift or a percentage of your estate. 

Read more about making a gift

Information on the free wills offer

Find out about how our free will offer works, how to register and what happens next.

Read more about our free will offer

The free will offer is temporarily withdrawn

Please note our free will offer has been temporarily withdrawn. We anticipate this will be just for a short period of time, and will honour registrations received up to and including Wednesday 30 November 2016.

All those registered before this cut-off date, can continue to make or update their will with a participating solicitor as per normal.

Recent demand for the offer has been high, and has helped many people choose to include a gift to Mind in their will. Please check with us early in 2017, when we expect to be able to open the offer again.

Jill's Story

Douglas's Story

Myrtle's Story

Jill's Story

Jill has made a gift to Mind in her will. Read her story about coping with post natal depression in the 1960's. Jill speaks about this in our "A Will to Help" DVD.

Read her story

Douglas's Story

Douglas is a member of our Gifts in Wills Team. Read about what motivated him to not only cycle the London to Brighton challenge, but also include Mind in his will.

Read his story

Myrtle's Story

Myrtle and her son, Curtis got the help they needed from Mind. Curtis experienced some real challenges and the support helped Myrtle turn their lives around.

Read her story

Share your story

If you feel that you would like to share your story with us, we will be delighted to hear from you. People have told us that they feel empowered to talk or write about their experiences.

Whether you want to share more about why you support Mind or how we have made a difference in your life, feel free to get in touch.

We have found our supporters like to hear about other people's stories. This can help our fundraising and awareness work. Crucially, for many people knowing they are not alone in coping with a mental health problem, helps. Email us, to share your story.

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