Compass Recovery College offers FREE mental health and wellbeing workshops for everyone

Compass Recovery College is running workshops both online and in person, at a variety of venues. They have co-produced new workshops around Autism Spectrum Disorder and Bipolar Disorders, and are exploring how we can Live a More Mindful Life and they have new workshops about Grieving Losses. They are working with the MERL again, this time on Singing for Health, and with Reading Rep Theatre to offer new Theatre and Creative Writing workshops. They are also bringing their Story Telling and Creative Writing workshops back, this time to Reading’s Central Library and you can now find their Art Group at the Weller Centre.

They offer:

Mental Health Workshops: Designed to help us understand mental health challenges and teach skills for self-management.
Wellbeing Workshops: Designed to improve wellbeing and help keep us well
Creative Workshops to explore our creative side through a variety of different art forms
Social Sessions: Informal, drop-in sessions to chat about how we are, meet new people or old friends.

Their workshops focus on self-management skills and living well, with the aim of all the participants becoming experts in their own self-care. All their workshops are co-produced; designed and delivered by people with lived experience of mental health challenges together with mental health professionals. Their aim is for everyone to feel listened to in a safe space, with the opportunity to connect with others.

Everyone is welcome and everyone is a participant, whether affected directly or indirectly by mental ill health. So whether you are struggling yourself, or perhaps you are a carer, family member or professional who would like to know more about mental health and wellbeing, they can help.

You can download the Workshop Schedule September – December 2021 here and their full prospectus here.

Check out their website for a full schedule of current courses

You cane enrol be emailing (it’s free!) or call 0118 9373945, [email protected]

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