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Suffolk Mind have launched a new Suffolk PenPal scheme to enable people to connect with others during the pandemic. We want to help people to meet their needs for community and emotional connection so they can maintain good mental health. We’d love to hear from you.

How to get involved

There’s no need to contact us prior to sending a letter. You can just send a letter for free to: 

FREEPOST Suffolk Mind

Don’t forget to include your full name and address so we can write back to you. 

What you could include in your letter

You can include anything you like in your letter – we would love to hear about your family, friends, pets, hobbies and your day-to-day life. 

You may know exactly what you are going to write about, but if not we can offer you some help to get your started:

Getting started prompt sheet

Letter writing template with prompts

Blank letter writing template

Letter writing word template

Join the Suffolk PenPal scheme as a volunteer

You can become a PenPal volunteer and help someone to feel connected at the moment. It’s a great opportunity to volunteer from home, by writing responses to people’s important letters. It will also help you meet your needs for meaning and purpose and emotional connection. Click here for more details.


Confidentiality & Data Protection

Suffolk Mind is committed to maintaining confidentiality. All information about you is held securely. We will never share your personal information except with trusted partners and the emergency services where we consider you or someone else to be at risk. You have the right to request access to a copy of the personal information that we hold about you. 

For further information please view our Privacy Policy.

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