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 May:

Wednesday 23 May

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Event type: Recovery, Expressive Art – Drop In – 15:45 – 17:45 (started on 07/03/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15A Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Over this period We will practice art as a means of expression. We will draw inspiration from artists such as Wassily Kandinsky and Hilma af Klint. We will pay particular attention to colour, texture, form and explore movement and sound in relationship to our work. We will look at our environment and use nature as a way of connecting to the here and now of our shared art experience.


In Progress: 07/03/2018, 14/03/2018, 21/03/2018, 28/03/2018, 04/04/2018, 11/04/2018, 18/04/2018, 25/04/2018, 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 30/05/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Evening Pilates – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 02/05/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, 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.


In Progress: 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 30/05/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Traditional Chinese Medicine – Group Course – 11:00 – 13:00 (started on 09/05/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This 4 weeks course is an introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine, exploring the 12 organs and their functions, the meridians which are the pathways for our energy called chi to flow throughout the body and how stagnation can affect its flow causing pain. You will explore how the body work together in a holistic way. You can, if choose to, experience some acupuncture (body and ears), meridians stretches and cupping. This course will leave you with practical tools to help relieve pain and tension as well as ideas to maintain good health.


In Progress: 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 30/05/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Tai Chi/Chi Kung – Drop In – 12:15 – 13:15 (started on 04/04/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Originating in ancient China, Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercises for the health of the mind and body. Although an art with great depth of knowledge and skill, it can be easy to learn and soon delivers its health benefits.


In Progress: 04/04/2018, 11/04/2018, 18/04/2018, 25/04/2018, 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 30/05/2018, 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018
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