Connect Recovery College

Duration: 2 hours

4 sessions over 4 weeks

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.

This workshop will introduce you to the concept of mindfulness and show you techniques that you can embed in your daily life to focus the mind in the present moment and help prevent unnecessary worrying. It also gives you the opportunity to understand what happens when we relax and try some techniques that can reduce stress.

We will explore how to relax and introduce you to alternative ways you can do this such as breathing techniques, progressive muscle relaxation and meditation.

We provide information on how this can be incorporated into daily life and quick and easy ways of being mindful – even in 2 minutes. We use videos exercise and group discussions to do this.

Who is this service for?

People who want to learn more about how to look after their health and wellbeing.

In a workshop setting you willl practice techniques that you will be able to use in day-to-day life.

How can I access this service?

If you are Age 18 to 49, Age 50 and over, living in Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland, you can access this service by
Telephone: Middlesbrough Office - 01642 217399

What happens next?

You can contact us yourself or a family member, friend or professional can contact us on your behalf. Once you have spoken to a Connect team member of your interest in starting our Connect courses, or this particular course, they'll be in touch with a time suitable to you. They will go through the sorts of things you may expect in 'Mindful relaxation' and you will have the opportunity to ask any of your concerns before attending.

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