Monday 26 June

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Event type: Recovery, Time To Relax – Drop In – 12:30 – 14:30 (started on 03/04/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

An Opportunity for clients to drop by for a calming massage by a professional masseuse and also to socialise with light refreshments with fellow service users and network staff.


In Progress: 03/04/2017, 10/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 24/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 08/05/2017, 15/05/2017, 22/05/2017, 29/05/2017, 05/06/2017, 12/06/2017, 19/06/2017, 26/06/2017
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Event type: Wellbeing, Resilience Training Act – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 26/06/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London E9 7SN

An evidence based training with practical mindfulness skills to help reduce stress and de-motivation in life. To help people recognise that they have choice and options to make their life more balanced and enjoyable by connecting with values.


In Progress: 26/06/2017, 03/07/2017, 10/07/2017, 17/07/2017, 24/07/2017

Tuesday 27 June

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Event type: Recovery, Cooking on a budget – Drop in – 11:00 – 13:00 (started on 04/04/2017)
Event Type: Daily Living, Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

On this course students will learn to cook delicious meals without breaking the bank. Recipe cards will include the total cost per person for each meal, with most recipes costing around £2-3 per portion. Various tips will be discussed each week, such as how to eat seasonally, creative ideas for using up leftovers and how to save by stocking up on recipe essentials. Students will get a handbook with a store cupboard essentials list, recipe cards and a weekly meal planner. Drop-ins are accepted, but preference will be given to those who wish to attend the whole course.


In Progress: 04/04/2017, 11/04/2017, 18/04/2017, 25/04/2017, 02/05/2017, 09/05/2017, 16/05/2017, 23/05/2017, 30/05/2017, 06/06/2017, 13/06/2017, 20/06/2017, 27/06/2017
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Event type: Recovery, Lunch Club – Drop In – 13:00 – 14:00 (started on 04/04/2017)
Event Type: Social Networks,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Come in for a free sandwich and chat.


In Progress: 04/04/2017, 11/04/2017, 18/04/2017, 25/04/2017, 02/05/2017, 09/05/2017, 16/05/2017, 23/05/2017, 30/05/2017, 06/06/2017, 13/06/2017, 20/06/2017, 27/06/2017
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Event type: Wellbeing, Mindfulness for Wellbeing – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 06/06/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London E9 7SN

Please note this course is only open for the first 2 sessions, if you wish to join the group after these sessions please do get in touch and we can let you know about the next available course. These sessions include guided mindfulness practices such as the body scan, sitting and movement practices, mindful walking, reflection and learning through group dialogue. The practices develop mindful awareness, helping you understand how it supports our mental and physical wellbeing. You will be able to recognise unhelpful patterns within yourself and will start to learn ways to respond and make different choices. You will be learning new skills and ways to integrate these to your daily life. You will be invited to practice in your own time in the week in between sessions. Suitable for newcomers on the wellbeing pathway.


In Progress: 06/06/2017, 13/06/2017, 20/06/2017, 27/06/2017, 04/07/2017, 11/07/2017
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Event type: Recovery, Understanding Relationships – Group Course – 27/06/2017 (started on 27/06/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

A two part workshop focusing on how meaningful relationships have a positive effect on our wellbeing. This course looks at how to maintain positive social interactions and establish boundaries.


In Progress: 27/06/2017, 04/07/2017

Wednesday 28 June

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Event type: Wellbeing, Mindful Self Compassion – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 26/04/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London E9 7SN

Please note this course is only open for the first 2 sessions, if you wish to join the group after these sessions please do get in touch and we can let you know about the next available course. A ten week course that support the development of mindfulness and self-compassion when we meet mental or physical health challenges. Suitable for people who may have attended mindfulness previously and also for new comers wishing to get started. Participants will be invited to practice in their own time in the week in between sessions.


In Progress: 26/04/2017, 03/05/2017, 10/05/2017, 17/05/2017, 24/05/2017, 31/05/2017, 07/06/2017, 14/06/2017, 21/06/2017, 28/06/2017
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Event type: Recovery, Women’s Wednesdays – Drop In – 15:00 – 16:00 (started on 05/04/2017)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

This rolling drop in group will be a woman only space to meet other women within the wellbeing network. Its focus will be on how we can support and listen to each other, as well as discussions around specific themes or difficulties that may affect us.


In Progress: 05/04/2017, 12/04/2017, 19/04/2017, 26/04/2017, 03/05/2017, 10/05/2017, 17/05/2017, 24/05/2017, 31/05/2017, 07/06/2017, 14/06/2017, 21/06/2017, 28/06/2017
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Event type: Recovery, Spoken Minds – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:00 (started on 28/06/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Please Note: Clients must attend within the first two weeks in order to continue on with the rest of the group. No experience needed! This group will focus on 6 workshops to explore how we can use spoken word/poetry in our recovery and to support our wellbeing. Spoken Word can provide a medium to share our stories and reflect upon our emotions. It can enhance our confidence and creates a social space for us to meet others. Together we will reflect on spoken word and the 5 ways to wellbeing: ‘Performance Skills’ (Be Active), ‘Muse in Mind’ (Keep Learning), ‘Finding My I’ (Be Mindful), ‘Speaking Together’ (Connect) and there will be a ‘Sharing Space’ (Give) where we will be able to share and practice our writing, and listen to others.


In Progress: 28/06/2017, 05/07/2017, 12/07/2017, 19/07/2017, 26/07/2017, 02/08/2017, 09/08/2017, 16/08/2017
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Event type: Recovery, The Confidence Workshop (Recovery) – Group Course – 16:00 – 18:00 (started on 24/05/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London E9 7SN

NO SESSION ON 07.06 A five week workshop that will focus on exploring your behaviours and identifying how you can change them were 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: 24/05/2017, 31/05/2017, 14/06/2017, 21/06/2017, 28/06/2017

Thursday 29 June

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Event type: Wellbeing, The Confidence Workshop (Wellbeing) – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 25/05/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London E9 7SN

NO SESSION ON 08.06 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: 25/05/2017, 01/06/2017, 15/06/2017, 22/06/2017, 29/06/2017
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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

Friday 30 June

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Event type: Recovery, DBT Skills for Employment – Group Course – 11:00 – 14:00 (started on 24/03/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London E9 7SN

• Do you feel highly emotional on a daily basis? • Do you experience difficulties in building and sustaining relationships? • Are you currently looking for work or returning to work but finding things difficult? Skills training programme that will help people with the above issues to reduce suicidality, reduce self-harm, improve relationships and help people obtain/sustain work. This is a research project in collaboration with NELFT.


In Progress: 24/03/2017, 31/03/2017, 07/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 21/04/2017, 28/04/2017, 05/05/2017, 12/05/2017, 19/05/2017, 26/05/2017, 02/06/2017, 09/06/2017, 16/06/2017, 23/06/2017, 30/06/2017, 07/07/2017
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Event type: Recovery, Time To Talk – Drop In – 12:30 – 14:30 (started on 14/04/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Like to Chat? Come along every week for an hours session over hot drinks and snacks. We will have a themed discussion each week. Please Note: The first Friday of each month the Mind User Group takes place instead of Time To Talk.


In Progress: 14/04/2017, 21/04/2017, 28/04/2017, 12/05/2017, 19/05/2017, 26/05/2017, 09/06/2017, 16/06/2017, 23/06/2017, 30/06/2017
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Event type: Recovery, The Soup Lounge – Drop In – 12:15 – 13:15 (started on 07/04/2017)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Come in for our free weekly soup from around the globe whilst listening to world music.


In Progress: 07/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 21/04/2017, 28/04/2017, 05/05/2017, 12/05/2017, 19/05/2017, 26/05/2017, 02/06/2017, 09/06/2017, 16/06/2017, 23/06/2017, 30/06/2017
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Event type: Recovery, Expressive Art – Drop In – 12:30 – 14:30 (started on 07/04/2017)
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: 07/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 21/04/2017, 28/04/2017, 05/05/2017, 12/05/2017, 19/05/2017, 26/05/2017, 02/06/2017, 09/06/2017, 16/06/2017, 23/06/2017, 30/06/2017
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Event type: Recovery, Acupuncture – Drop In – 09:00 – 11:00 (started on 21/04/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health, Physical Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Join us for our acupuncture drop in sessions which take place every fortnight. This may help you to feel more relaxed and able to deal with everyday challenges by alleviating stress and tension. Regular treatments may contribute to improved wellbeing so enjoy the drop ins, and be more at peace in those moments of relaxation!


In Progress: 21/04/2017, 28/04/2017, 05/05/2017, 12/05/2017, 19/05/2017, 26/05/2017, 02/06/2017, 09/06/2017, 16/06/2017, 23/06/2017, 30/06/2017

Monday 3 July

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Event type: Wellbeing, Resilience Training Act – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 26/06/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London E9 7SN

An evidence based training with practical mindfulness skills to help reduce stress and de-motivation in life. To help people recognise that they have choice and options to make their life more balanced and enjoyable by connecting with values.


In Progress: 26/06/2017, 03/07/2017, 10/07/2017, 17/07/2017, 24/07/2017

Tuesday 4 July

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Event type: Wellbeing, Spoken Minds (Wellbeing) – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:00 (started on 04/07/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

Please Note: Clients must attend within the first two weeks in order to continue on with the rest of the group. No experience needed! This group will focus on 6 workshops to explore how we can use spoken word/poetry in our recovery and to support our wellbeing. Spoken Word can provide a medium to share our stories and reflect upon our emotions. It can enhance our confidence and creates a social space for us to meet others. Together we will reflect on spoken word and the 5 ways to wellbeing: ‘Performance Skills’ (Be Active), ‘Muse in Mind’ (Keep Learning), ‘Finding My I’ (Be Mindful), ‘Speaking Together’ (Connect) and there will be a ‘Sharing Space’ (Give) where we will be able to share and practice our writing, and listen to others.


In Progress: 04/07/2017, 11/07/2017, 18/07/2017, 25/07/2017, 01/08/2017, 08/08/2017
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Event type: Wellbeing, Mindfulness for Wellbeing – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 06/06/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London E9 7SN

Please note this course is only open for the first 2 sessions, if you wish to join the group after these sessions please do get in touch and we can let you know about the next available course. These sessions include guided mindfulness practices such as the body scan, sitting and movement practices, mindful walking, reflection and learning through group dialogue. The practices develop mindful awareness, helping you understand how it supports our mental and physical wellbeing. You will be able to recognise unhelpful patterns within yourself and will start to learn ways to respond and make different choices. You will be learning new skills and ways to integrate these to your daily life. You will be invited to practice in your own time in the week in between sessions. Suitable for newcomers on the wellbeing pathway.


In Progress: 06/06/2017, 13/06/2017, 20/06/2017, 27/06/2017, 04/07/2017, 11/07/2017
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Event type: Recovery, Understanding Relationships – Group Course – 27/06/2017 (started on 27/06/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

A two part workshop focusing on how meaningful relationships have a positive effect on our wellbeing. This course looks at how to maintain positive social interactions and establish boundaries.


In Progress: 27/06/2017, 04/07/2017

Wednesday 5 July

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Event type: Recovery, Spoken Minds – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:00 (started on 28/06/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Please Note: Clients must attend within the first two weeks in order to continue on with the rest of the group. No experience needed! This group will focus on 6 workshops to explore how we can use spoken word/poetry in our recovery and to support our wellbeing. Spoken Word can provide a medium to share our stories and reflect upon our emotions. It can enhance our confidence and creates a social space for us to meet others. Together we will reflect on spoken word and the 5 ways to wellbeing: ‘Performance Skills’ (Be Active), ‘Muse in Mind’ (Keep Learning), ‘Finding My I’ (Be Mindful), ‘Speaking Together’ (Connect) and there will be a ‘Sharing Space’ (Give) where we will be able to share and practice our writing, and listen to others.


In Progress: 28/06/2017, 05/07/2017, 12/07/2017, 19/07/2017, 26/07/2017, 02/08/2017, 09/08/2017, 16/08/2017
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Event type: Recovery, The Confidence Workshop (Recovery) – Group Course – 16:00 – 18:00 (started on 05/07/2017)
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 were 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: 05/07/2017, 12/07/2017, 19/07/2017, 26/07/2017, 02/08/2017

Thursday 6 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

Friday 7 July

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Event type: Recovery, DBT Skills for Employment – Group Course – 11:00 – 14:00 (started on 24/03/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London E9 7SN

• Do you feel highly emotional on a daily basis? • Do you experience difficulties in building and sustaining relationships? • Are you currently looking for work or returning to work but finding things difficult? Skills training programme that will help people with the above issues to reduce suicidality, reduce self-harm, improve relationships and help people obtain/sustain work. This is a research project in collaboration with NELFT.


In Progress: 24/03/2017, 31/03/2017, 07/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 21/04/2017, 28/04/2017, 05/05/2017, 12/05/2017, 19/05/2017, 26/05/2017, 02/06/2017, 09/06/2017, 16/06/2017, 23/06/2017, 30/06/2017, 07/07/2017

Monday 10 July

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Event type: Wellbeing, Resilience Training Act – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 26/06/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London E9 7SN

An evidence based training with practical mindfulness skills to help reduce stress and de-motivation in life. To help people recognise that they have choice and options to make their life more balanced and enjoyable by connecting with values.


In Progress: 26/06/2017, 03/07/2017, 10/07/2017, 17/07/2017, 24/07/2017

Tuesday 11 July

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Event type: Wellbeing, Spoken Minds (Wellbeing) – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:00 (started on 04/07/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

Please Note: Clients must attend within the first two weeks in order to continue on with the rest of the group. No experience needed! This group will focus on 6 workshops to explore how we can use spoken word/poetry in our recovery and to support our wellbeing. Spoken Word can provide a medium to share our stories and reflect upon our emotions. It can enhance our confidence and creates a social space for us to meet others. Together we will reflect on spoken word and the 5 ways to wellbeing: ‘Performance Skills’ (Be Active), ‘Muse in Mind’ (Keep Learning), ‘Finding My I’ (Be Mindful), ‘Speaking Together’ (Connect) and there will be a ‘Sharing Space’ (Give) where we will be able to share and practice our writing, and listen to others.


In Progress: 04/07/2017, 11/07/2017, 18/07/2017, 25/07/2017, 01/08/2017, 08/08/2017
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Event type: Wellbeing, Mindfulness for Wellbeing – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 06/06/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London E9 7SN

Please note this course is only open for the first 2 sessions, if you wish to join the group after these sessions please do get in touch and we can let you know about the next available course. These sessions include guided mindfulness practices such as the body scan, sitting and movement practices, mindful walking, reflection and learning through group dialogue. The practices develop mindful awareness, helping you understand how it supports our mental and physical wellbeing. You will be able to recognise unhelpful patterns within yourself and will start to learn ways to respond and make different choices. You will be learning new skills and ways to integrate these to your daily life. You will be invited to practice in your own time in the week in between sessions. Suitable for newcomers on the wellbeing pathway.


In Progress: 06/06/2017, 13/06/2017, 20/06/2017, 27/06/2017, 04/07/2017, 11/07/2017

Wednesday 12 July

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Event type: Recovery, Spoken Minds – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:00 (started on 28/06/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Please Note: Clients must attend within the first two weeks in order to continue on with the rest of the group. No experience needed! This group will focus on 6 workshops to explore how we can use spoken word/poetry in our recovery and to support our wellbeing. Spoken Word can provide a medium to share our stories and reflect upon our emotions. It can enhance our confidence and creates a social space for us to meet others. Together we will reflect on spoken word and the 5 ways to wellbeing: ‘Performance Skills’ (Be Active), ‘Muse in Mind’ (Keep Learning), ‘Finding My I’ (Be Mindful), ‘Speaking Together’ (Connect) and there will be a ‘Sharing Space’ (Give) where we will be able to share and practice our writing, and listen to others.


In Progress: 28/06/2017, 05/07/2017, 12/07/2017, 19/07/2017, 26/07/2017, 02/08/2017, 09/08/2017, 16/08/2017
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Event type: Recovery, The Confidence Workshop (Recovery) – Group Course – 16:00 – 18:00 (started on 05/07/2017)
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 were 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: 05/07/2017, 12/07/2017, 19/07/2017, 26/07/2017, 02/08/2017

Thursday 13 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

Monday 17 July

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Event type: Wellbeing, Resilience Training Act – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 26/06/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London E9 7SN

An evidence based training with practical mindfulness skills to help reduce stress and de-motivation in life. To help people recognise that they have choice and options to make their life more balanced and enjoyable by connecting with values.


In Progress: 26/06/2017, 03/07/2017, 10/07/2017, 17/07/2017, 24/07/2017

Tuesday 18 July

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Event type: Wellbeing, Spoken Minds (Wellbeing) – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:00 (started on 04/07/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

Please Note: Clients must attend within the first two weeks in order to continue on with the rest of the group. No experience needed! This group will focus on 6 workshops to explore how we can use spoken word/poetry in our recovery and to support our wellbeing. Spoken Word can provide a medium to share our stories and reflect upon our emotions. It can enhance our confidence and creates a social space for us to meet others. Together we will reflect on spoken word and the 5 ways to wellbeing: ‘Performance Skills’ (Be Active), ‘Muse in Mind’ (Keep Learning), ‘Finding My I’ (Be Mindful), ‘Speaking Together’ (Connect) and there will be a ‘Sharing Space’ (Give) where we will be able to share and practice our writing, and listen to others.


In Progress: 04/07/2017, 11/07/2017, 18/07/2017, 25/07/2017, 01/08/2017, 08/08/2017

Wednesday 19 July

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Event type: Recovery, Spoken Minds – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:00 (started on 28/06/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Please Note: Clients must attend within the first two weeks in order to continue on with the rest of the group. No experience needed! This group will focus on 6 workshops to explore how we can use spoken word/poetry in our recovery and to support our wellbeing. Spoken Word can provide a medium to share our stories and reflect upon our emotions. It can enhance our confidence and creates a social space for us to meet others. Together we will reflect on spoken word and the 5 ways to wellbeing: ‘Performance Skills’ (Be Active), ‘Muse in Mind’ (Keep Learning), ‘Finding My I’ (Be Mindful), ‘Speaking Together’ (Connect) and there will be a ‘Sharing Space’ (Give) where we will be able to share and practice our writing, and listen to others.


In Progress: 28/06/2017, 05/07/2017, 12/07/2017, 19/07/2017, 26/07/2017, 02/08/2017, 09/08/2017, 16/08/2017
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Event type: Recovery, The Confidence Workshop (Recovery) – Group Course – 16:00 – 18:00 (started on 05/07/2017)
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 were 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: 05/07/2017, 12/07/2017, 19/07/2017, 26/07/2017, 02/08/2017

Thursday 20 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

Monday 24 July

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Event type: Wellbeing, Resilience Training Act – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 26/06/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London E9 7SN

An evidence based training with practical mindfulness skills to help reduce stress and de-motivation in life. To help people recognise that they have choice and options to make their life more balanced and enjoyable by connecting with values.


In Progress: 26/06/2017, 03/07/2017, 10/07/2017, 17/07/2017, 24/07/2017

Tuesday 25 July

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Event type: Wellbeing, Spoken Minds (Wellbeing) – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:00 (started on 04/07/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

Please Note: Clients must attend within the first two weeks in order to continue on with the rest of the group. No experience needed! This group will focus on 6 workshops to explore how we can use spoken word/poetry in our recovery and to support our wellbeing. Spoken Word can provide a medium to share our stories and reflect upon our emotions. It can enhance our confidence and creates a social space for us to meet others. Together we will reflect on spoken word and the 5 ways to wellbeing: ‘Performance Skills’ (Be Active), ‘Muse in Mind’ (Keep Learning), ‘Finding My I’ (Be Mindful), ‘Speaking Together’ (Connect) and there will be a ‘Sharing Space’ (Give) where we will be able to share and practice our writing, and listen to others.


In Progress: 04/07/2017, 11/07/2017, 18/07/2017, 25/07/2017, 01/08/2017, 08/08/2017

Wednesday 26 July

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Event type: Recovery, Spoken Minds – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:00 (started on 28/06/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Please Note: Clients must attend within the first two weeks in order to continue on with the rest of the group. No experience needed! This group will focus on 6 workshops to explore how we can use spoken word/poetry in our recovery and to support our wellbeing. Spoken Word can provide a medium to share our stories and reflect upon our emotions. It can enhance our confidence and creates a social space for us to meet others. Together we will reflect on spoken word and the 5 ways to wellbeing: ‘Performance Skills’ (Be Active), ‘Muse in Mind’ (Keep Learning), ‘Finding My I’ (Be Mindful), ‘Speaking Together’ (Connect) and there will be a ‘Sharing Space’ (Give) where we will be able to share and practice our writing, and listen to others.


In Progress: 28/06/2017, 05/07/2017, 12/07/2017, 19/07/2017, 26/07/2017, 02/08/2017, 09/08/2017, 16/08/2017
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Event type: Recovery, The Confidence Workshop (Recovery) – Group Course – 16:00 – 18:00 (started on 05/07/2017)
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 were 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: 05/07/2017, 12/07/2017, 19/07/2017, 26/07/2017, 02/08/2017

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

Monday 31 July

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Event type: Recovery, Self Advocacy – Drop In – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 31/07/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Learning to be a strong self-advocate can support you to get the most out of life. It can help you to understand what you want or need to achieve and how to go about making this happen. Using the skills you will be able to learn in these sessions will support you to know your rights, know what services are there to support you and be able to speak up to others in a calm and assertive way to ensure that your voice is heard. You will learn how to grow in confidence to make choices in your life. The sessions will run on a rolling programme so you can dip in and out of them as and when you can. They will be guided by the needs of the group but will also cover certain ‘essentials’ to help you. These essential skills are: • How to think about what you want or need and choose what you want to do • How to find out what services or support you are entitled to • Make a plan for what you want to achieve • Where to go for support to make your plan a reality • How to communicate in a calm and assertive way to make sure you are heard


In Progress: 31/07/2017, 07/08/2017, 14/08/2017, 21/08/2017, 28/08/2017, 04/09/2017

Tuesday 1 August

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Event type: Wellbeing, Spoken Minds (Wellbeing) – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:00 (started on 04/07/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

Please Note: Clients must attend within the first two weeks in order to continue on with the rest of the group. No experience needed! This group will focus on 6 workshops to explore how we can use spoken word/poetry in our recovery and to support our wellbeing. Spoken Word can provide a medium to share our stories and reflect upon our emotions. It can enhance our confidence and creates a social space for us to meet others. Together we will reflect on spoken word and the 5 ways to wellbeing: ‘Performance Skills’ (Be Active), ‘Muse in Mind’ (Keep Learning), ‘Finding My I’ (Be Mindful), ‘Speaking Together’ (Connect) and there will be a ‘Sharing Space’ (Give) where we will be able to share and practice our writing, and listen to others.


In Progress: 04/07/2017, 11/07/2017, 18/07/2017, 25/07/2017, 01/08/2017, 08/08/2017

Wednesday 2 August

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Event type: Recovery, Spoken Minds – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:00 (started on 28/06/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Please Note: Clients must attend within the first two weeks in order to continue on with the rest of the group. No experience needed! This group will focus on 6 workshops to explore how we can use spoken word/poetry in our recovery and to support our wellbeing. Spoken Word can provide a medium to share our stories and reflect upon our emotions. It can enhance our confidence and creates a social space for us to meet others. Together we will reflect on spoken word and the 5 ways to wellbeing: ‘Performance Skills’ (Be Active), ‘Muse in Mind’ (Keep Learning), ‘Finding My I’ (Be Mindful), ‘Speaking Together’ (Connect) and there will be a ‘Sharing Space’ (Give) where we will be able to share and practice our writing, and listen to others.


In Progress: 28/06/2017, 05/07/2017, 12/07/2017, 19/07/2017, 26/07/2017, 02/08/2017, 09/08/2017, 16/08/2017
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Event type: Recovery, The Confidence Workshop (Recovery) – Group Course – 16:00 – 18:00 (started on 05/07/2017)
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 were 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: 05/07/2017, 12/07/2017, 19/07/2017, 26/07/2017, 02/08/2017

Thursday 3 August

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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

Monday 7 August

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Event type: Wellbeing, Resilience Training Act – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 07/08/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London E9 7SN

An evidence based training with practical mindfulness skills to help reduce stress and de-motivation in life. To help people recognise that they have choice and options to make their life more balanced and enjoyable by connecting with values.


In Progress: 07/08/2017, 14/08/2017, 21/08/2017, 28/08/2017, 04/09/2017
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Event type: Recovery, ACT (for recovery) – Group Course – 12:30 – 14:30 (started on 07/08/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London E9 7SN

Please note this course is only open for the first 2 sessions, if you wish to join the group after these sessions please do get in touch and we can let you know about the next available course. Informed by evidenced-based practice (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), this course helps participants to explore the nature of stress and anxiety and identify their values. Participants are introduced to Mindfulness and invited to develop their own practice, as a means to understand and accept emotions and behaviour. Additionally, the course offers cognitive-behavioural tools supporting participants to commit towards their valued life. Resilience and psychological flexibility can be enhanced through attendance on this course, thus it is recommended for clients who wish to explore new responses to life’s challenges.


In Progress: 07/08/2017, 14/08/2017, 21/08/2017, 28/08/2017, 04/09/2017
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Event type: Recovery, Self Advocacy – Drop In – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 31/07/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Learning to be a strong self-advocate can support you to get the most out of life. It can help you to understand what you want or need to achieve and how to go about making this happen. Using the skills you will be able to learn in these sessions will support you to know your rights, know what services are there to support you and be able to speak up to others in a calm and assertive way to ensure that your voice is heard. You will learn how to grow in confidence to make choices in your life. The sessions will run on a rolling programme so you can dip in and out of them as and when you can. They will be guided by the needs of the group but will also cover certain ‘essentials’ to help you. These essential skills are: • How to think about what you want or need and choose what you want to do • How to find out what services or support you are entitled to • Make a plan for what you want to achieve • Where to go for support to make your plan a reality • How to communicate in a calm and assertive way to make sure you are heard


In Progress: 31/07/2017, 07/08/2017, 14/08/2017, 21/08/2017, 28/08/2017, 04/09/2017

Tuesday 8 August

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Event type: Wellbeing, Spoken Minds (Wellbeing) – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:00 (started on 04/07/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

Please Note: Clients must attend within the first two weeks in order to continue on with the rest of the group. No experience needed! This group will focus on 6 workshops to explore how we can use spoken word/poetry in our recovery and to support our wellbeing. Spoken Word can provide a medium to share our stories and reflect upon our emotions. It can enhance our confidence and creates a social space for us to meet others. Together we will reflect on spoken word and the 5 ways to wellbeing: ‘Performance Skills’ (Be Active), ‘Muse in Mind’ (Keep Learning), ‘Finding My I’ (Be Mindful), ‘Speaking Together’ (Connect) and there will be a ‘Sharing Space’ (Give) where we will be able to share and practice our writing, and listen to others.


In Progress: 04/07/2017, 11/07/2017, 18/07/2017, 25/07/2017, 01/08/2017, 08/08/2017

Wednesday 9 August

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Event type: Recovery, Spoken Minds – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:00 (started on 28/06/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Please Note: Clients must attend within the first two weeks in order to continue on with the rest of the group. No experience needed! This group will focus on 6 workshops to explore how we can use spoken word/poetry in our recovery and to support our wellbeing. Spoken Word can provide a medium to share our stories and reflect upon our emotions. It can enhance our confidence and creates a social space for us to meet others. Together we will reflect on spoken word and the 5 ways to wellbeing: ‘Performance Skills’ (Be Active), ‘Muse in Mind’ (Keep Learning), ‘Finding My I’ (Be Mindful), ‘Speaking Together’ (Connect) and there will be a ‘Sharing Space’ (Give) where we will be able to share and practice our writing, and listen to others.


In Progress: 28/06/2017, 05/07/2017, 12/07/2017, 19/07/2017, 26/07/2017, 02/08/2017, 09/08/2017, 16/08/2017

Thursday 10 August

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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

Monday 14 August

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Event type: Wellbeing, Resilience Training Act – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 07/08/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London E9 7SN

An evidence based training with practical mindfulness skills to help reduce stress and de-motivation in life. To help people recognise that they have choice and options to make their life more balanced and enjoyable by connecting with values.


In Progress: 07/08/2017, 14/08/2017, 21/08/2017, 28/08/2017, 04/09/2017
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Event type: Recovery, ACT (for recovery) – Group Course – 12:30 – 14:30 (started on 07/08/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London E9 7SN

Please note this course is only open for the first 2 sessions, if you wish to join the group after these sessions please do get in touch and we can let you know about the next available course. Informed by evidenced-based practice (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), this course helps participants to explore the nature of stress and anxiety and identify their values. Participants are introduced to Mindfulness and invited to develop their own practice, as a means to understand and accept emotions and behaviour. Additionally, the course offers cognitive-behavioural tools supporting participants to commit towards their valued life. Resilience and psychological flexibility can be enhanced through attendance on this course, thus it is recommended for clients who wish to explore new responses to life’s challenges.


In Progress: 07/08/2017, 14/08/2017, 21/08/2017, 28/08/2017, 04/09/2017
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Event type: Recovery, Self Advocacy – Drop In – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 31/07/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Learning to be a strong self-advocate can support you to get the most out of life. It can help you to understand what you want or need to achieve and how to go about making this happen. Using the skills you will be able to learn in these sessions will support you to know your rights, know what services are there to support you and be able to speak up to others in a calm and assertive way to ensure that your voice is heard. You will learn how to grow in confidence to make choices in your life. The sessions will run on a rolling programme so you can dip in and out of them as and when you can. They will be guided by the needs of the group but will also cover certain ‘essentials’ to help you. These essential skills are: • How to think about what you want or need and choose what you want to do • How to find out what services or support you are entitled to • Make a plan for what you want to achieve • Where to go for support to make your plan a reality • How to communicate in a calm and assertive way to make sure you are heard


In Progress: 31/07/2017, 07/08/2017, 14/08/2017, 21/08/2017, 28/08/2017, 04/09/2017

Wednesday 16 August

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Event type: Recovery, Spoken Minds – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:00 (started on 28/06/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Please Note: Clients must attend within the first two weeks in order to continue on with the rest of the group. No experience needed! This group will focus on 6 workshops to explore how we can use spoken word/poetry in our recovery and to support our wellbeing. Spoken Word can provide a medium to share our stories and reflect upon our emotions. It can enhance our confidence and creates a social space for us to meet others. Together we will reflect on spoken word and the 5 ways to wellbeing: ‘Performance Skills’ (Be Active), ‘Muse in Mind’ (Keep Learning), ‘Finding My I’ (Be Mindful), ‘Speaking Together’ (Connect) and there will be a ‘Sharing Space’ (Give) where we will be able to share and practice our writing, and listen to others.


In Progress: 28/06/2017, 05/07/2017, 12/07/2017, 19/07/2017, 26/07/2017, 02/08/2017, 09/08/2017, 16/08/2017
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Keeping Well Workshop – 18:00 – 20:30 (started on 16/08/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8 - 10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

This evening is an opportunity for those who have attended mindfulness courses at Mind to have a refresher of a range of practices. The workshop will hopefully support you in reconnecting with mindfulness, yourself and others, and continue to strengthen your capacities and resources for wellbeing.


In Progress: 16/08/2017

Thursday 17 August

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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

Monday 21 August

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Event type: Wellbeing, Resilience Training Act – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 07/08/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London E9 7SN

An evidence based training with practical mindfulness skills to help reduce stress and de-motivation in life. To help people recognise that they have choice and options to make their life more balanced and enjoyable by connecting with values.


In Progress: 07/08/2017, 14/08/2017, 21/08/2017, 28/08/2017, 04/09/2017
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Event type: Recovery, ACT (for recovery) – Group Course – 12:30 – 14:30 (started on 07/08/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London E9 7SN

Please note this course is only open for the first 2 sessions, if you wish to join the group after these sessions please do get in touch and we can let you know about the next available course. Informed by evidenced-based practice (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), this course helps participants to explore the nature of stress and anxiety and identify their values. Participants are introduced to Mindfulness and invited to develop their own practice, as a means to understand and accept emotions and behaviour. Additionally, the course offers cognitive-behavioural tools supporting participants to commit towards their valued life. Resilience and psychological flexibility can be enhanced through attendance on this course, thus it is recommended for clients who wish to explore new responses to life’s challenges.


In Progress: 07/08/2017, 14/08/2017, 21/08/2017, 28/08/2017, 04/09/2017
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Event type: Recovery, Self Advocacy – Drop In – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 31/07/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Learning to be a strong self-advocate can support you to get the most out of life. It can help you to understand what you want or need to achieve and how to go about making this happen. Using the skills you will be able to learn in these sessions will support you to know your rights, know what services are there to support you and be able to speak up to others in a calm and assertive way to ensure that your voice is heard. You will learn how to grow in confidence to make choices in your life. The sessions will run on a rolling programme so you can dip in and out of them as and when you can. They will be guided by the needs of the group but will also cover certain ‘essentials’ to help you. These essential skills are: • How to think about what you want or need and choose what you want to do • How to find out what services or support you are entitled to • Make a plan for what you want to achieve • Where to go for support to make your plan a reality • How to communicate in a calm and assertive way to make sure you are heard


In Progress: 31/07/2017, 07/08/2017, 14/08/2017, 21/08/2017, 28/08/2017, 04/09/2017

Monday 28 August

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Event type: Wellbeing, Resilience Training Act – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 07/08/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London E9 7SN

An evidence based training with practical mindfulness skills to help reduce stress and de-motivation in life. To help people recognise that they have choice and options to make their life more balanced and enjoyable by connecting with values.


In Progress: 07/08/2017, 14/08/2017, 21/08/2017, 28/08/2017, 04/09/2017
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Event type: Recovery, ACT (for recovery) – Group Course – 12:30 – 14:30 (started on 07/08/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London E9 7SN

Please note this course is only open for the first 2 sessions, if you wish to join the group after these sessions please do get in touch and we can let you know about the next available course. Informed by evidenced-based practice (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), this course helps participants to explore the nature of stress and anxiety and identify their values. Participants are introduced to Mindfulness and invited to develop their own practice, as a means to understand and accept emotions and behaviour. Additionally, the course offers cognitive-behavioural tools supporting participants to commit towards their valued life. Resilience and psychological flexibility can be enhanced through attendance on this course, thus it is recommended for clients who wish to explore new responses to life’s challenges.


In Progress: 07/08/2017, 14/08/2017, 21/08/2017, 28/08/2017, 04/09/2017
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Event type: Recovery, Self Advocacy – Drop In – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 31/07/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Learning to be a strong self-advocate can support you to get the most out of life. It can help you to understand what you want or need to achieve and how to go about making this happen. Using the skills you will be able to learn in these sessions will support you to know your rights, know what services are there to support you and be able to speak up to others in a calm and assertive way to ensure that your voice is heard. You will learn how to grow in confidence to make choices in your life. The sessions will run on a rolling programme so you can dip in and out of them as and when you can. They will be guided by the needs of the group but will also cover certain ‘essentials’ to help you. These essential skills are: • How to think about what you want or need and choose what you want to do • How to find out what services or support you are entitled to • Make a plan for what you want to achieve • Where to go for support to make your plan a reality • How to communicate in a calm and assertive way to make sure you are heard


In Progress: 31/07/2017, 07/08/2017, 14/08/2017, 21/08/2017, 28/08/2017, 04/09/2017

Monday 4 September

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Event type: Wellbeing, Resilience Training Act – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 07/08/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London E9 7SN

An evidence based training with practical mindfulness skills to help reduce stress and de-motivation in life. To help people recognise that they have choice and options to make their life more balanced and enjoyable by connecting with values.


In Progress: 07/08/2017, 14/08/2017, 21/08/2017, 28/08/2017, 04/09/2017
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Event type: Recovery, ACT (for recovery) – Group Course – 12:30 – 14:30 (started on 07/08/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8-10 Tudor Road, London E9 7SN

Please note this course is only open for the first 2 sessions, if you wish to join the group after these sessions please do get in touch and we can let you know about the next available course. Informed by evidenced-based practice (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), this course helps participants to explore the nature of stress and anxiety and identify their values. Participants are introduced to Mindfulness and invited to develop their own practice, as a means to understand and accept emotions and behaviour. Additionally, the course offers cognitive-behavioural tools supporting participants to commit towards their valued life. Resilience and psychological flexibility can be enhanced through attendance on this course, thus it is recommended for clients who wish to explore new responses to life’s challenges.


In Progress: 07/08/2017, 14/08/2017, 21/08/2017, 28/08/2017, 04/09/2017
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Event type: Recovery, Self Advocacy – Drop In – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 31/07/2017)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Learning to be a strong self-advocate can support you to get the most out of life. It can help you to understand what you want or need to achieve and how to go about making this happen. Using the skills you will be able to learn in these sessions will support you to know your rights, know what services are there to support you and be able to speak up to others in a calm and assertive way to ensure that your voice is heard. You will learn how to grow in confidence to make choices in your life. The sessions will run on a rolling programme so you can dip in and out of them as and when you can. They will be guided by the needs of the group but will also cover certain ‘essentials’ to help you. These essential skills are: • How to think about what you want or need and choose what you want to do • How to find out what services or support you are entitled to • Make a plan for what you want to achieve • Where to go for support to make your plan a reality • How to communicate in a calm and assertive way to make sure you are heard


In Progress: 31/07/2017, 07/08/2017, 14/08/2017, 21/08/2017, 28/08/2017, 04/09/2017