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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….

Shared Reading 

Tuesdays 2pm-3.30pm

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.

[email protected] 

Looking after Me  

Thursdays 10am-12pm  

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! 

Wednesdays 2.30pm-4pm 

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!

GDPR/Data Protection Privacy Notice

Mind in Somerset collects, processes and stores the personal data in this form (and collected while we provide support) for three reasons only under the legal basis of provision of medical services. First, to contact you about your mental health and to arrange appointments. Secondly, to safeguard you and others and to provide case referrals to mental health partners in line with our legal obligations. Disclosure of your data may only be made to your GP, NHS bodies, your next of kin, statutory services, Compass Disability Services, or to other mental health professionals. Finally, we use anonymised data to monitor diversity and to provide statistics to those who fund and regulate us. Mind in Somerset may also share anonymised data with other local Mind associations or Mind. You have the right to request a copy of the data we hold on you by writing to us or emailing us. Complaints can be made in writing or by email by contacting us in the usual ways displayed on our web site. All data will be held for ten years from the date a referral is made and then deleted. 

All personal information will be added to our secure online database. The information you have provided to us will be kept strictly confidential.

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