Mental health issues can affect anyone at any time in their lives. You may be struggling to make sense of what is going on and not know how to cope, manage your illness or who you can talk to. The group can offer you a range of support either through group activities or on a one to one basis. Some of the activities currently on offer include:- walking, men and women groups, sketching, clay modelling, music, discussion, relaxation, gardening, stress management, and several social groups.
We hope that by engaging with the group you will feel more confident, motivated, less isolated and have better coping and self management skills. Some comments made by those participating in activities :
It takes away the loneliness
The group lifts peoples mood when depressed and cheers you up
I feel safe here
It helps me become more motivated I feel proud of myself
I now have something to get up for and look forward to
If you feel this would be of benefit to you are interested in coming along please ask you GP or support worker to complete a referral form and forward to us.