City and Hackney Wellbeing Network

Targeted programmes for mental and physical wellbeing

The City and Hackney Wellbeing Network, offers high-quality free support to help people prevent the onset of mental health problems and alleviate issues such as stress, anxiety and low mood. We also offer support to adults with severe and enduring mental health conditions.

A dynamic and diverse partnership of eleven specialist mental health providers, the Wellbeing Network empowers people towards better mental and physical wellbeing. We offer an exciting range of groups and courses to support people to improve their mental wellbeing, physical health, social networks and daily living skills.

One named ‘network navigator’ will be available to ensure that people receive the right kind of support at the right time and that support is well-coordinated.

Upcoming Courses in July:

Thursday 27 July

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Event type: Wellbeing, The Confidence Workshop (Wellbeing) – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 06/07/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London E9 7SN

A five week workshop that will focus on exploring your behaviours and identifying how you can change them where needed, to become more confident in life. This workshop allows you to challenge negative patterns and barriers or blockages in your life and using a safe space to look at why these patterns are there and how you can use your strengths (or create strengths) to change for the better. This creative workshop will use different (visual, personal reflection, group and individual) exercises and could be used as a stepping stone to build your confidence It can be used to: challenge your fears, be able to say "no", create boundaries, give you motivation and empowerment to move forward with a better wellbeing.

In Progress: 06/07/2017, 13/07/2017, 20/07/2017, 27/07/2017, 03/08/2017
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Event type: Recovery, Herb Gardening and Craft – Group Course – 11:00 – 13:00 (started on 01/06/2017)
Event Type: Daily Living, Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

A practical course which will give participants hands on experience in growing and using herbs for wellbeing. The course will teach participants the history, properties and uses of herbs and how to make herbal products to take home. Topics include organic gardening, using herbs for skincare, making your own herbal tea, applying herbs for first aid, making herbal cleaning products, boosting health with seasonal herbs.

In Progress: 01/06/2017, 08/06/2017, 15/06/2017, 22/06/2017, 29/06/2017, 06/07/2017, 13/07/2017, 20/07/2017, 27/07/2017, 03/08/2017, 10/08/2017, 17/08/2017
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Evening Pilates – Drop In – 18:30 – 19:30 (started on 06/07/2017)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield St, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners. Zoe uses music in her class to help participants to relax and to aid the flow of movement.

In Progress: 06/07/2017, 13/07/2017, 20/07/2017, 27/07/2017, 03/08/2017, 10/08/2017, 17/08/2017, 24/08/2017, 31/08/2017, 07/09/2017, 14/09/2017, 21/09/2017, 28/09/2017
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Event type: Recovery, Stress Management – Group Course – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 27/07/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield St, London, N1 6JP

If left unchecked, stress (difficulty coping with pressure, tension & worry) can have a big effect on our wellbeing. There are many things that can help to reduce stress. Our Stress Management and Relaxation course is a great introduction to practical approaches to overcoming stress, including mindfulness based strategies, cognitive behavioural strategies, Relaxation techniques and a wellbeing coaching session to help you take the first steps forward. The sessions are fun, creative, challenging but supportive.

In Progress: 27/07/2017, 03/08/2017
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