When and why did you start volunteering for Sheffield Mind?

I had to give up working and had a lot of spare time on my hands that I didn't want to go to waste. Having suffered mental health issues and come out the other side, it was my chance to put something back.

What is your role?

I facilitate the 'Mankind' men's group and am befriender to a couple of Sheffield Mind clients.

What do you enjoy about volunteering for Sheffield Mind?

I feel a positive sense of self.

What have you learned?

I've learned that giving is living and makes you feel good about yourself and society.

Would you recommend volunteering for Sheffield Mind to other people?

I would definitely recommend volunteering  for Sheffield Mind but also volunteering in general, everyone should do it!