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Supporting Minds

5 Ways to Wellbeing ~ weekly programme

For people registered with Mind services who are accessing primary or secondary mental health care in Kensington and Chelsea and for some services, Queens Park Paddington.

 

 


Connect

Remote mental health support

We provide remote mental health support to secondary and primary care mental care for people registered with our services.  Mind staff can help with:

  • Mind Wellbeing Plans to help you keep well at home
  • Information to access Covid-19 resources and other services you may need at this time
  • Information and support to access mental health services or crisis support

 

  • Monday to Friday
  • 10am – 1pm and 2pm – 5pm
  • For more information, contact 020 8964 1333 or [email protected]

Peer support groups

Peer support meetings are a great way giving and gaining support from people who understand what it can be like to struggle with a mental health problem.

  • We run peer support groups for people using primary and secondary mental health services
  • Our support groups are co-facilitated by peer workers
  • Numbers are kept to a maximum of 8 – to ensure that everyone has time to participate in the discussion
  • Elefriends can be a great source of online support when other services are closed.

 

Community Living well Peer Support:

  • Monday: 11.30am – 12.30pm
  • Tuesday: 2pm – 3pm
  • Friday: 12pm – 1pm
  • For more information, contact Liz on 079 7624 4589 or email [email protected]

Mind Skills Development Service Peer Support:

  • Wednesday: 11am to 12pm
  • For more information, contact Deena on 079 5048 4456 or [email protected]

Elefriends online Peer Support 

  • Available 7 days a week
  • To join Elefriends click here

 

Keep Active

Walkie Talkie

If you need a walking buddy, we can call you for a chat while you are out walking, so that you don’t have to take exercise alone.  In the coming weeks and months we hope to develop socially distanced walking groups, to help people socialise with all the Covid-19 distancing and protections in place.

 

  • Daily walk and chat sessions by individual arrangement
  • For more information contact 020 8964 1333 or [email protected]

Mind 3k step challenge

Improve your fitness by joining in with Mind staff to complete a daily target of 3k steps for health and wellbeing.  The more ambitious of you can increase your target incrementally, as you achieve your milestones. 

 

  • Join us on the 3k daily step challenge, by individual arrangement
  • For more information contact 020 8964 1333 or [email protected]

Yoga

Mind staff and services users are invited to participate in our weekly Yoga for wellbeing session.  The class is suitable for beginners and includes a 15 minute meditation session to end the session and bring a calming close to the week.

 

eLearning

Mind Skills Development Service accredited training sessions (registered trainees only) 

Mind Skills Development Service provides accredited training courses, creative activities and workshops, work experience and wellbeing support – to help people progress into work, further education and other vocational opportunities. These sessions are only available to registered trainees.

 

 

Horticulture 

  • Monday: 11am – 12pm 
  • Wednesday: 1pm – 2pm 

Painting and Decorating

  • Monday: 11am – 12pm 
  • Thursday: 11am – 12pm

IT and Admin

  • Monday: 3pm – 4pm (IT)
  • Tuesday: 3pm – 4pm (Admin)
  • Thursday: 3pm – 4pm (IT)

Community Living Well workshops

Living Well workshops have been developed  from the award winning Mind booklets for mental health series covering topics such as:

  • Sleeping and Lockdown
    Anxiety and depression
  • Mindfulness and mental health
  • Parenting and mental health
  • The workshop have a maximum number of 15 people to allow time for group and individual discussion.

 

 

  • Monday: 3.00pm – 4.30pm
  • For more information, contact Jill on 020 8964 1333 option 1 or [email protected]

London arts & culture

Expand your mind and explore museums and art galleries from the comfort of your own home in this social peer support group. Each week, we will virtually visit London’s museums and art galleries and have an open discussion on what we’re viewing.

 

  • Thursday: 2pm – 3pm (time may vary depending on activity)
  • For more information, contact Stuart on 07495 579 252 or [email protected]

Upcycling shed

Upcycling is the practice of reinventing unwanted materials and transforming them into useful products. When you upcycle, you have the personal benefit of knowing that you are taking steps to promote a healthier environment. Upcycling is also a very creative process. 

Through a series of interactive online activity sessions, participants will have the opportunity to create their own upcycling project. Participants will be provided with a list of required materials that can be found around the home and a step by step guide to support activity sessions.

 

  • Wednesday: 11am – 12pm
  • For more information, contact Robert on 020 8960 6777 or [email protected]

Giving

The Wellbeing shed

The Wellbeing shed is is welcoming space where people can drop in to talk about their wellbeing tips, exchange information about fitness goal, hear about Zoom experiences and pass on tips to others. Drop in and share what’s working for you. 

 

  • Coming soon from 29th June 2020

Share your story ~ creative writing

If you have an interest in creative writing, stories, shared reading and the wonder of words, come along to our online group to meet likeminded people. You are welcome to sit and listen, you don’t have to share your work.

 

  • Coming soon from 29 June 2020

Share your voice ~ The Singing Minds cat’s choir

Singing goes beyond the music; it allows you to form social connections and shared creativity and improves wellbeing. We will start with a short vocal and breathing exercise then belt out a few tunes from everyone’s favourite choice. 

You don’t have to sing; you can watch and enjoy the experience. All singing levels are welcome. 

 

  • Thursday: 3pm – 3.40pm
  • For more information contact Emma on 0795 0484 313 or [email protected]

Notice

Nature shed ~ nature in the city

Join MSDS Horticulture Tutors Deena and Emma for an interactive session as they walk and talk in various urban landscapes, whether along a tow path, in nature reserves and parks, woodlands and heaths.  You will be introduced to plants of all size and shapes, insects, birds and possibly an animal or two.  

 

 

 

  • Tuesday: 11am – 12pm
  • For more information, contact Emma on 0795 048 4313 or [email protected]

Mindful meditation

Meditation can reduce stress and improve relaxation. Come along to our online mindful meditation session where you will be guided through a journey of relaxation and calm.

 

 

 

  • Coming soon from 22 June 2020

Poetry reading group

Explore poems that you may or may not have heard about and discover new poets with our Poetry Reading Group. 

 

  • Coming soon from 29 June 2020

…and don’t forget to have fun!

Get crafting

Crafting is a great way to use your imagination, express yourself creatively and meet other people. Join us for an interactive online session where we will create, share and inspire.

 

  • Tuesday: 11.30am to 12.30pm
  • For more information, contact Kita on 07908 265 183 or [email protected]

MasterMind

Are you a quiz champion? Do you want to share your passion for general knowledge? Join our online quiz session where you get to test your general knowledge skills and connect with others. 

 

  • Friday: 2pm to 3pm
  • For more information, contact Stuart on 07495 579 252 or [email protected]

Charades

Have fun with others playing Zoom Charades.  It doesn’t matter how good you are, just come along and have fun, whether participating or being a supportive, enthusiastic member of the audience.

 

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