These online sessions are available to anyone over 18 and provide a relaxed, safe and supportive environment to explore ways to stay well. Each session will include information on specific topics, time for discussion relating to the topics covered and more generally an opportunity to meet and speak with others in the community.
The groups we are offering are….
This is a safe and welcoming space to meet new people the focus of the group will be a session of shared reading.
Art and Craft Support Group
Art and Craft Support Group – online
All are welcome. Bring whatever art or craft you enjoy doing – or just bring yourself. This is an opportunity to meet regularly online and develop craft skills in a calm and supportive environment. We meet every Thursday 1:30pm – 3:00pm to chat and be creative together.
Looking after Me
Looking After Me is a self-care focused peer support group. The group will run in 12-week blocks, where there will be a focus on recognizing your own needs and learning skills to be able to facilitate better self-care; setting and maintaining boundaries and the chance to create your own self-care box along the way.
Come and learn how to cook simple meals in the kitchen at Shepton Mind in Somerset office. Wherever possible we will use ingredients from our vegetable beds there and learn how to maximise nutrition to benefit our mental well being
Wednesdays 2 -4pm Shepton Mallet office
Getting Online in a Zoom!
Feeling isolated? Frightened by IT? Why not join our group to learn the basics of communicating with others online and having fun using Zoom! Our aim is to give people the confidence to use IT/Zoom and to be able to access more online groups in the future. This group is a safe space to meet like-minded people, where you can talk about day-to-day life, share your hobbies and interests, and take part in quizzes!
1-1 support is available (remotely) to help you through the process of joining the online group.
Looking after Me – Online
Looking after me is a Self-care focused peer support group which will be held online. A welcoming and safe space where you can come and make connections while learning how to support your own mental health and wellbeing through the practice of self-care.
Throughout the 8 weeks there will be a focus on recognizing your own needs and learning skills to be able to facilitate better self-care, alongside the chance to reflect on this in a supportive group environment. There will also be the chance to create your own self-care box along the way.
- Recognizing your own needs
- Learning skills to be able to facilitate better self-care
- Setting and maintaining boundaries
- Different ways to self-care
Every Tuesday 10:00am-12:00pm
Held on Zoom
Frome Recovery and Wellbeing Group
Fridays 10-12.15. Central Accessible Venue. Starts Mid September 2022
A friendly and supportive group, where you can learn coping strategies to improve your wellbeing.
12 week course includes
5 Ways to Wellbeing
Relaxation, Sleep, Goal Setting
Stress and Anxiety, Catastrophising, Confidence, Change
Free tea and coffee and maybe a biscuit!