City and Hackney Wellbeing Network

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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 April:

Monday 6 April

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Event type: Wellbeing, Mindfulness Self-Compassion – 18:00 – 20:00 (started on 17/02/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
8-10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

This course will lay foundations for understanding mindfulness, self-care and self-compassion. The course supports understanding and experiencing of these methods through practice, reflection and discussion. Benefits of the course potentially include: • Reductions in: anxiety, depression, stress, rumination • Increases in: wellbeing, resilience, sense of self-acceptance and self-worth Participants will learn: • how to handle difficult emotions with greater ease • how to motivate themselves with encouragement rather than criticism • how to deactivate threat system and activate care-giving system to support wellbeing when experiencing psychological distress The course will support: • Understanding the role of mindfulness, self-care and self-compassion as key factors in mental and emotional wellbeing • Improved emotion regulation and management of thoughts and difficult emotions • Developing participants mindfulness, self-care and self-compassion practice and tools for home and everyday life • Exploring behaviours and activities that nourish and enhance capacity for wellbeing Sessions consist of: - guided mindfulness, self-care and self-compassion practices - information and suggested practices for participants for the week in between - psychological education related to mindfulness and self-compassion - exploring skills, tools and activities that enhance capacity for wellbeing - reflections in pairs, small groups and whole group on the practices (it is not necessary for participants to speak in the larger group at any point during the course if they choose not to).


In Progress: 17/02/2020, 24/02/2020, 02/03/2020, 09/03/2020, 16/03/2020, 23/03/2020, 30/03/2020, 06/04/2020
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Nyam & Go – Drop-in – 10:00 – 12:00 (started on 06/04/2020)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
15a Homerton Row

Come and ‘Cook Up’ a variety of popular African and Caribbean dishes using healthier cooking methods and share your stories of recovery over an amazing feast.


In Progress: 06/04/2020, 13/04/2020, 20/04/2020, 27/04/2020, 04/05/2020, 11/05/2020, 18/05/2020, 25/05/2020, 01/06/2020, 08/06/2020, 15/06/2020, 22/06/2020, 29/06/2020
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Irie Mind Afro-Carribean – Drop In – 14:00 -17:00 (started on 06/04/2020)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
15a Homerton Row


In Progress: 06/04/2020, 13/04/2020, 20/04/2020, 27/04/2020, 04/05/2020, 11/05/2020, 18/05/2020, 25/05/2020, 01/06/2020, 08/06/2020, 15/06/2020, 22/06/2020, 29/06/2020
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Event type: Recovery, Upper Body Massage – 10:00 – 12:00 (started on 06/04/2020)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
15a Homerton Row

An opportunity for clients to drop by for a calming massage by a professional masseuse and to socialise with peers and staff in a tranquil environment


In Progress: 06/04/2020, 13/04/2020, 20/04/2020, 27/04/2020, 04/05/2020, 11/05/2020, 18/05/2020, 25/05/2020, 01/06/2020, 08/06/2020, 15/06/2020, 22/06/2020, 29/06/2020
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