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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] 


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


Embracing Neurodiversity –

Do you feel the way you process things is different to others or are you having trouble connecting or maintaining relationships ?

Have you come across the word neurodivergent and wondered what this may mean in terms of your experience?

Or you may have been diagnosed and want to know more about living with your difference.

Autism, Adhd, dyslexia, brain injury, ptsd and ocd all fit under this umbrella as well as many more.

This group will discuss and explore what neurodiversity means to you in a supportive and safe environment.

Wednesdays 11:00am- 12:30am on zoom. For more info please contact [email protected]

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.   


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!


Looking after me –

Is a self care focused peer support group.

Run over 8 weeks every Tuesday morning between 10:30am and 12:00pm on zoom. 

A safe, confidential & welcoming space where you can come along to connect with others while developing understanding of self-care along the way. 

Some of the topics we discuss are: Recognising what you need, barriers to self-care, and working with boundaries.  For more info please contact [email protected]





Women’s Health group: Endometriosis support –

1 in 10 women are affected by endometriosis/adenomyosis but unfortunately the average length to get a diagnosis is 7 years. 

This can have a huge impact on wellbeing alongside the pain/illness and challenges faced with living alongside this disease. 

The women’s health group is a safe space you can come along to meet and chat with others with their own experience of Endometriosis/adenomyosis. The group will not medically advise but will offer a space for support, information and to empower you to advocate for yourself and your medical care.    

Monday 12:00pm -1:30pm

For more info please contact [email protected]

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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