Support Groups

All of our groups are facilitated by members of staff and assisted by trained volunteers. These groups offer the opportunity to talk to others who know what you are going through in a safe and supportive environment.

*Please note – you must complete a registration form and make an appointment to meet with a member of staff before you can enrol on any of the support groups.*

You can also download our recovery college programme here

Bipolar Support

Open to all individuals with experience of Bipolar Affective Disorder, either through personal experience or as a partner, friend, or carer.

Every 2nd Thursday 11-12.30pm

4 January; 18 January; 1 February;
15 February; 1 March; 15 March; 29 March

Hearing Voices Support

The group offers an opportunity for people to discuss how they can live with their hearing voices experiences, in a way that gives them control over their lives.

Every 2nd Friday 2-3.30pm

5 January; 19 January; 2 February; 16 February; 2 March; 16 March; 30 March

Mums Connect

This group brings together Mums with pre-walking babies and is focused on maternal wellbeing.

Every 2nd Wednesday 1.30-3pm

10 January; 24 January; 7 February;
21 February; 7 March; 21 March

Mindfulness Practice Group

Friendly, welcoming group for anyone interested in mindfulness as a practical technique for living a calmer, more focused and positive life.

Every 2nd Friday 1.30-3pm

12 January; 26 January; 9 February; 23 February; 9 March; 23 March

OCD Support Group

This group provides an opportunity to meet and share their experiences and understanding of OCD. 1st Wednesday of every month 3-5pm

Men’s Group

The aim of the group is to show men they can share, support, and explore their personal challenges confidentially in a non-judgmental way, encouraging men to be themselves.

Every 2nd Friday 2-3.30pm

12 January; 26 January; 9 February; 23 February; 9 March; 23 March

Women’s Craft Group

This group helps women to explore their creativity, learn new skills and meet new people. No previous creative experience needed!

Every 2nd Thursday 2-3.30pm

25 January; 8 February;
22 February; 8 March; 22 March

Depression Support

This group supports people to develop ways of coping with their depression through shared experiences.

Once a month on Wednesday 1.30-3.30pm

24 January; 21 February; 21 March

Snap the City

This group uses photography as a way of managing emotional and mental wellbeing. Run by volunteers from Plymouth College of Art.

Weekly on a Tuesday from 9 January

2-4pm

Bridge the Gap

This group supports people who would benefit a mixture of activity based sessions (such as gardening, painting) and the traditional ‘tea and talk’ group.

Weekly on a Wednesday from 17 January

12.30-2pm

Shared Reading Group

Reading short stories and poems together is a great way to get to know new people, and helps us connect with a better understanding of ourselves and others.

Every second Tuesday 11-12.30pm

23 January; 6 February; 20 February; 6 March; 20 March

 

Visit our Registration page to find out how you can join our Recovery College.

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