Local Groups and Courses
Our Community Living Well partners offer a range of local groups and courses for you to take part in. These include social groups, mental health support groups and courses, where you can learn more about how to manage a specific mental health problem.
Upcoming local courses
Understanding Trauma – Starts Monday 17 April
This 4-week online group is for people who have experienced trauma or who are dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The course can support you in having a better understanding of PTSD and to manage symptoms of PTSD that you may be experiencing.
Sessions will include grounding techniques and a little on reclaiming life. You will not be asked to speak about your trauma. This group is provided by NHS Talking Therapies.
Gardening Group – Starts Tuesday 18 April
This 6-week in-person group at St Charles Hospital Allotments combines learning and mindfulness techniques, along with outdoor gardening, to help improve wellbeing and build routine. All group members will be given a little plant sprout to take home and grow as the sessions proceed.
Sessions will include: introduction to CBT, benefits of nature, benefits of being active, relaxation and mindfulness, maintaining wellbeing, and more. This group is provided by NHS Talking Therapies.
Upcoming local groups
Group Walk – every Tuesday
Join our peer support team for a refreshing, relaxed walk in one of our beautiful local parks. The walks will be for around an hour or so, although if you had to leave sooner that is fine. A great chance to meet, socialise and chat with others, whilst having some exercise, sunshine and fresh air too! This group is provided by Kensington & Chelsea Mind.
MasterMind Quiz – every Friday
Join our online quiz session where you get to test your general knowledge skills and connect with others. This group is provided by Kensington & Chelsea Mind.
For more information…
To see all of our upcoming local groups and courses, check our events calendar. Be sure to check back regularly as new events are added all the time.
To refer yourself for support, complete this online form and select the services you are interested in.
Author: Stewart Gillespie
Posted on: 12th April 2023