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Active Minds

Taking part in a form of exercise that you enjoy can give you a goal to aim for and a sense of purpose. The Active Minds programme aims to improve mental health through sport and helps you try new types of activities.

Active Minds

Suitable for:

  • Age 18 to 49
  • Age 50 and over

Living in:

  • Stockton-on-Tees

Advocacy

Don’t know where you stand? We can offer you help and guidance. If you’re being treated under the mental health act, it can sometimes feel like an uphill struggle to get the help you need and to know what to do next.

Advocacy

Suitable for:

  • Age 18 to 49
  • Age 50 and over
  • Age under 18

Living in:

  • Hartlepool
  • Middlesbrough
  • Redcar & Cleveland
  • Stockton-on-Tees

Ageing Better Middlesbrough

If you're aged 50+ and feeling lonely or isolated from others you’re not alone. Through Ageing Better Middlesbrough, you can find out about a wide range of activities, events, groups and opportunities that your community has to offer.

Ageing Better Middlesbrough

Suitable for:

  • Age 50 and over

Living in:

  • Middlesbrough

Appropriate Adult

Appropriate Adult's are here to support people that are vulnerable due to mental health problems or learning difficulties, and detained in police custody. The service is highly recognised by criminal justice agencies, and is led by a team of trained and committed volunteers.

Appropriate Adult

Suitable for:

  • Age 18 to 49
  • Age 50 and over

Living in:

  • Hartlepool
  • Middlesbrough
  • Redcar & Cleveland
  • Stockton-on-Tees

Children and Young People’s support

Stress, worries and pressures at school can have a huge impact on your life. We’re here to help. We can offer you emotional support if you are attending any school in Middlesbrough or an eligible school in Stockton..

Children and Young People’s support

Suitable for:

  • Age under 18

Living in:

  • Middlesbrough
  • Stockton-on-Tees

Confidence building and positive thinking

This workshop looks at what confidence and self-esteem are and how these can be affected by life experiences and situations. We will share techniques and tools to build your self-confidence and improve low self-esteem.

Confidence building and positive thinking

Connect Recovery College

Duration: Duration: 2 hours

4 sessions over 4 weeks

Suitable for:

  • Age 18 to 49
  • Age 50 and over

Living in:

  • Middlesbrough
  • Redcar & Cleveland

Connect Workshops

A way to Wellbeing. We provide a range of workshops that can help you to make changes in your life from relaxation, stress awareness to managing depression and anxiety. You will develop your own coping strategies so you have self help tools for when life has its challenges.

Connect Workshops

Suitable for:

  • Age 18 to 49
  • Age 50 and over

Living in:

  • Middlesbrough
  • Redcar & Cleveland

Developing Assertiveness

This is a course we offer which will teach you how you can be more confident in your communication skills (in other words assertive) and also how to manage any strong emotions you regularly feel that may impact on this.

Developing Assertiveness

Connect Recovery College

Duration: 2 hours

4 sessions over 4 weeks

Suitable for:

  • Age 18 to 49
  • Age 50 and over

Living in:

  • Middlesbrough
  • Redcar & Cleveland

Firm Foundations

Are you struggling to get by and want practical support to get back on your feet? Firm Foundations can help by supporting your immediate needs and then offer longer term support to make sure you don't get in that situation again.

Firm Foundations

Suitable for:

  • Age 18 to 49
  • Age 50 and over

Living in:

  • Middlesbrough

Improving Mood Through Sleep

Do you have difficulty getting to sleep at night? Do you spend most of the night tossing and turning? Is this having an impact on your mood or affecting your relationships? This workshop looks at how much sleep we actually need and ways to getting a better nights sleep.

Improving Mood Through Sleep

Connect Recovery College

Duration: 2 hours

4 sessions over 4 weeks

Suitable for:

  • Age 18 to 49
  • Age 50 and over

Living in:

  • Middlesbrough
  • Redcar & Cleveland

Lets Do It Project

The Lets Do It Project is committed to supporting and improving mental wellbeing to young males aged between 14 and 20 through peer led activities.

Lets Do It Project

Suitable for:

  • Age 18 to 49
  • Age under 18

Living in:

  • Middlesbrough
  • Stockton-on-Tees

Living Life

Do you suffer with mental health difficulties and would like to be involved in the community more? We can help you with your road to recovery and plan positive changes in your life. You can receive support and even enrol onto our Connect courses.

Living Life

Suitable for:

  • Age 18 to 49
  • Age 50 and over

Living in:

  • Middlesbrough
  • Redcar & Cleveland

Macmillan Mental Health Cancer Care Research

We've teamed up with Macmillan on a brand new research project to improve the experiences for people living with mental health problems who are also affected by cancer. We are looking for individuals to share their experience so we can help make a difference.

Macmillan Mental Health Cancer Care Research

Suitable for:

  • Age 18 to 49
  • Age 50 and over

Living in:

  • Middlesbrough
  • Stockton-on-Tees

Managing Depression and Anxiety

This workshop will increase your understanding of depression and anxiety and support you to discover techniques and tools which can help you manage your symptoms more effectively.

Managing Depression and Anxiety

Connect Recovery College

Duration: 2 hours

4 sessions over 4 weeks

Suitable for:

  • Age 18 to 49
  • Age 50 and over

Living in:

  • Middlesbrough
  • Redcar & Cleveland

Mindful Relaxation

Do you find yourself worrying too much about past events or stress over things that haven't happened, or just find it difficult to find time to relax? Then mindfulness and relaxation techniques may be beneficial to you.

Mindful Relaxation

Connect Recovery College

Duration: 2 hours

4 sessions over 4 weeks

Suitable for:

  • Age 18 to 49
  • Age 50 and over

Living in:

  • Middlesbrough
  • Redcar & Cleveland

Move In and Move On

An intensive recovery service provided in a residential setting. Support is provided for up to twelve weeks. The service helps you kick start your recovery journey by providing support to develop new skills, confidence and hope for the future.

Move In and Move On

Suitable for:

  • Age 18 to 49
  • Age 50 and over

Living in:

  • Middlesbrough

Open Minds Therapies

We provide free, confidential psychological therapies for people experiencing anxiety, depression and other mild to moderate mental health difficulties. You can refer yourself or ask your GP to refer you.

Open Minds Therapies

Suitable for:

  • Age 18 to 49
  • Age 50 and over
  • Age under 18

Living in:

  • Hartlepool
  • Middlesbrough
  • Redcar & Cleveland
  • Stockton-on-Tees

Peer Support Training

Our specialist training supports people who would like to use their own experiences of mental health problems to help others by sharing skills and inspiring hope. It covers facilitating a group and practical steps to get you started.

Peer Support Training

Suitable for:

  • Age 18 to 49
  • Age 50 and over

Living in:

  • Middlesbrough
  • Redcar & Cleveland

Reablement - Close 2 Home

If you have long term physical health problems or have recently been discharged from hospital, this service will help you to improve your overall well-being and quality of life, by working with you on the stresses and challenges you face.

Reablement - Close 2 Home

Suitable for:

  • Age 18 to 49
  • Age 50 and over

Living in:

  • Stockton-on-Tees

Reablement – Middlesbrough and Redcar/Cleveland

Reablement is for people who have long term physical health problems or who have recently been discharged from hospital. The service will help you to improve your overall wellbeing and quality of life, by working with you on the stresses and challenges you face.

Reablement – Middlesbrough and Redcar/Cleveland

Suitable for:

  • Age 18 to 49
  • Age 50 and over

Living in:

  • Middlesbrough
  • Redcar & Cleveland

Step Forward Tees Valley

Are you over the age of 29 and are struggling to get into work? Step Forward Tees Valley will help you overcome whats preventing you from employment and will work with you to build your skills and aspirations.

Step Forward Tees Valley

Suitable for:

  • Age 18 to 49
  • Age 50 and over

Living in:

  • Stockton-on-Tees

Stress Management

We all feel stress in our everyday lives and sometimes this stress can feel overwhelming and difficult to cope with. Stressbusting is a course we offer which will help raise awareness of the different things in your life which cause you stress and ways to tackle this.

Stress Management

Connect Recovery College

Duration: 2 hours

4 sessions over 4 weeks

Suitable for:

  • Age 18 to 49
  • Age 50 and over

Living in:

  • Middlesbrough
  • Redcar & Cleveland

Welcome to Connect

This is our introductory to our Connect workshops. In this session we will give you lots of information about the workshops and upcoming dates to your chosen courses. It is important you attend this course first.

Welcome to Connect

Connect Recovery College

Duration: 1.5 hours

1 session over 1 week

Suitable for:

  • Age 18 to 49
  • Age 50 and over

Living in:

  • Middlesbrough
  • Redcar & Cleveland

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