City and Hackney Wellbeing Network

Holistic support to improve physical and mental health

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 January:

Tuesday 19 January

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, 5 Ways to Wellbeing Weekly Course – 13:00 – 15:00 (started on 19/01/2021)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
Zoom

The 5 ways to wellbeing are 5 aspects of life that if we increase them have been found to help with imrpoved wellbeing. They are - Take Notice, Connect, Learning, Keep Active & Give. Each week we will focus on one of these topics, learn about how and why they improve wellbeing, do excercises to help understand the topics, discuss ideas of how to bring more of these things into your everyday life and you can choose to set yourself mini challenges each week to practice.


In Progress: 19/01/2021, 26/01/2021, 02/02/2021, 09/02/2021, 16/02/2021, 23/02/2021
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Relapse Prevention – Group Course – 11:00 – 13:00 (started on 19/01/2021)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Derman
Zoom

Group therapy to share, deal and manage long term depression, anxiety disorders, social isolation. To provide safe and confidential environment to develop peer support with the help of two facilitators/counsellors


In Progress: 19/01/2021, 26/01/2021, 02/02/2021, 09/02/2021, 16/02/2021, 23/02/2021, 02/03/2021, 09/03/2021, 16/03/2021, 23/03/2021, 30/03/2021, 06/04/2021

Wednesday 20 January

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Event type: Wellbeing, ACT for Anxiety (remote) – 17:00 – 18:30 (started on 06/01/2021)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
Core Arts


In Progress: 06/01/2021, 13/01/2021, 20/01/2021, 27/01/2021
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Managing anger and difficult emotions – 12:30 – 14:00 (started on 13/01/2021)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
Zoom

This is a seven week group to enhance understanding of our anger and other strong emotions. It will offer you some practical tools/practices to manage these in your everyday life and is based on Compassion Focused Therapy & Mindfulness. This group will be a confidential and supportive space for you to engage with others experiencing similar difficulties. To get the most value from participating in this group you need to be able to commit to the full 7 week course and feel comfortable enough to work together with others in a group.


In Progress: 13/01/2021, 20/01/2021, 27/01/2021, 03/02/2021, 10/02/2021, 17/02/2021
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Latest News:

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

Mental Health Awareness week is being celebrated by the Wellbeing Network on 18th-22nd May. The theme this year is Kindness. Kindness is particularly relevant at this time. The good news: kindness is teachable and contagious!   Did you know? Studies have shown kindness to increase energy, happiness, lifespan, pleasure and serotonin. Kindness can decrease pain, stress, anxiety, depression and blood pressure. Kindness     Read more…

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