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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.
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.
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.
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.
Are you caring for someone and struggling in silence? We’re here to help…
If you care for someone with mental health difficulties, it can feel overwhelming. It can be a lonely place and sometimes feels like no one understands the work and responsibilities you face every day.
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..
This is a course we offer which will help you to explore and develop confidence as well as how to think more positively in life. We will look at contributing factors towards low confidence and self-esteem and introduce techniques to try and improve this in your day-to-day life.
Duration: Duration: 1.5 hours
5 sessions over 5 weeks
We offer a range of short courses to help you manage your mental health on a day-to-day basis. All courses are free of charge and they include relaxation and confidence building.
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.
Duration: 1.5 hours
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.
This is a course we offer where you will be able to explore your relationship with sleep and food and will teach you the impact certain foods can have on your mental & physical health. You'll also have the opportunity to develop a plan to improve your routine with food and diet.
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.
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.
This is a course we offer where you will discover the signs and symptoms of depression and anxiety and learn techniques and coping strategies to manage these in daily life.
Mindful Relaxation is course we offer where you will have the opportunity to discover a range of relaxation and mindfulness methods which can be used in daily life to manage stress and anxiety.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Voices for Choices is all about empowering people with lived experience of mental distress in Middlesbrough and Redcar & Cleveland. We work with you to make a difference to our local community.
This is our introductory recovery college course. We will give you lots of information about how the college works and will enrol you on your chosen courses. Please be aware that anyone wanting to enrol on our other courses is required to attend this course first.
2 sessions over 2 weeks
No charge. Cancel anytime. We value your privacy and will not share your details.
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