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 June:

Monday 27 June

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, ONLINE – RadSec General – 18:30-20:30 (started on 09/05/2022)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health

The Radical Self-Care approach has been designed to support people with the possibility of becoming more accepting, caring and reassuring in their relationship to themselves when life feels challenging. The theoretical underpinnings are evidence-based approaches such as Mindful Self-Compassion, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Compassion Focused Therapy. The course supports individuals to enhance their natural capacities for mindful awareness and caring and compassionate responses, towards themselves.The content will support understanding of difficult emotions, for example anger and shame, and supports participants in managing difficult emotions in more helpful ways. The course supports understanding and enhancing emotion regulation through psychological education and experientially through practices and reflections. The course will utilise psychological education, mindfulness and compassion practices, exercises and reflections. Participants will work on their own, in pairs or small groups as well as in the larger group. Participants are free to not participate in the exercises or group discussion if they do not wish to do so at any given point. Practices and reflections will be encouraged in their own time between sessions. The RadSec courses are delivered by practitioners with experience of and training in the evidence-based methodologies that the course is founded on.


In Progress: 09/05/2022, 16/05/2022, 23/05/2022, 30/05/2022, 06/06/2022, 13/06/2022, 20/06/2022, 27/06/2022
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Walking for Wellbeing Shoreditch Park – 12:00 – 13:00 (started on 09/05/2022)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Shoreditch Trust
Meet at Britannia Liesure Centre

Walk around Shoreditch Park, meet new people and enjoy fresh air. A walking group is a great way to keep active and socialise outdoors while improving your health and wellbeing.


In Progress: 09/05/2022, 16/05/2022, 23/05/2022, 30/05/2022, 06/06/2022, 13/06/2022, 20/06/2022, 27/06/2022
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Communication Group Stroke Project – 13:30 – 15:00 (started on 04/04/2022)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Shoreditch Trust
Stamford Hill Estate Community Centre, Stamford Hill, London N16 6RS

Support with communication and isolation for stroke survivors with communication difficulties.


In Progress: 04/04/2022, 11/04/2022, 18/04/2022, 25/04/2022, 02/05/2022, 09/05/2022, 16/05/2022, 23/05/2022, 30/05/2022, 06/06/2022, 13/06/2022, 20/06/2022, 27/06/2022
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, LGBQT+ Support Group – 17:00 – 18:30 (started on 04/04/2022)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Derman
Derman

Provides support for LGBT+ Communities.


In Progress: 04/04/2022, 11/04/2022, 25/04/2022, 09/05/2022, 16/05/2022, 23/05/2022, 30/05/2022, 13/06/2022, 20/06/2022, 27/06/2022, 04/07/2022
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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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