Аннотация: The work analyzes the role of volunteering in the lives of people with mental disorders. The activity of the volunteer movement “We are the Future”, created on the basis of a psycho-neurological hospital, is considered. It is concluded that one of the activities that help people with mental disorders to socially adapt to society is volunteering. It is volunteering that makes it possible to feel socially significant and socially useful.
Ключевые слова: Volunteering, volunteer movement, social adaptation, mental disorders, patients, humanism.