Peer Support Groups

Some people find it therapeutic to speak openly about their mental health difficulties and feel understood Our groups are an opportunity to meet others in similar situations, share experiences and coping strategies.Our groups take place in a supportive and safe environment. Many people share their experiences and coping strategies so the groups can offer emotional comfort, moral support and learnings. Some of our groups also include well-being activities such as arts and crafts to get involved in.

* Please note, these groups are not suitable for people who are in crisis. Services such as your local Safe Haven may be more appropriate.

Anxiety & Depression Groups

People often find it therapeutic to speak openly about their depression/anxiety and feel understood. At these groups, we share wellbeing strategies, coping techniques and explore a variety of topics to support you in your recovery.

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“I can talk about my illness without a constant feeling of shame hanging over me.”

Managing Complex Emotions Group

Emotions or feelings develop as a result of your circumstances, moods or relationships. Whilst they are part of everyday life, if you experience these emotions very intensely, they can result in behaviour that can cause you further distress and sometimes others around you. This support group is for those experiencing moderate to complex mental health conditions. We share coping techniques and self help strategies to help manage your condition so you can lead a more fulfilling life.

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“I can’t resolve my problems but i’ve learnt to manage my emotions to feel better.”

Young Persons Group

It can help to talk to other people, who are of a similar age to you, about how you’re feeling. This group is especially for young people aged between 18 and 25 years to discuss experiences and coping techniques with a range of activities to boost wellbeing.

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“I have learnt to open up more, be honest and ask for help when I need it.”

Parents Wellbeing Group

It can be really difficult to talk openly about how you’re feeling when you become a new parent. You might feel pressure to be happy and excited but worried you’re a bad parent if you admit how you’re feeling.Our groups help people understand the signs and symptoms of post-natal depression, explore self-help and treatment options as well as support to seek wider help from family, friends and others in the community.

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The coronavirus pandemic is having a huge impact on mental health

Help us be there for those who are struggling to cope during this critical time