We believe that life should be about thriving, but we know that sometimes things get in the way and mess with our happiness and health. However, we also know that small changes can make a world of difference.
So, here at The Well, we want to help you! We’ve got all kinds of ways to help you take that next step toward a happier, healthier you. It’s all about finding that holistic well-being that suits you best. Let’s make some positive changes together!
Introducing "5 Ways Happy Days"
“5 Ways Happy Days” is a guide to wellbeing that anyone can use. The guide contains simple but powerful ideas to improve your personal wellbeing and help you to be more positive in your life. Find out about how “5 Ways Happy Days may be able to help you “5 Ways Happy Days” here.
Our Renew Wellbeing sessions takes place every Thursday from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. It’s a friendly and inviting place where you can take part in various activities, like crafts, or simply relax and have a chat.
You can suggest activities, share your interests, pick up new skills, make connections, or ask for help if you need it.
The afternoons are about finding some inner peace and exploring practices like prayer and meditation, no matter your faith or beliefs. It’s a welcoming place to combat loneliness and address mental and emotional well-being.
We would love you to join us for some quality time and self-care! Renew Wellbeing is free of charge and includes refreshments You don’t need to book in but are very welcome to pop in when you like. If you would like to ask questions or find anymore information, please contact us.
The Well Walk
The Well Walk happens every Wednesday from 12pm – 1pm. We meet at The Well before doing a gentle 20-30 minute walk followed by free refreshments. Its a great chance to get outside, enjoy the fresh air and to meet new people.
Everyone over 18yrs old is welcome to join us but unfortunately we are not allowed to have dogs in the building.
- to meet new friends
- to find ways to improve mental health/wellbeing
- to reduce feelings of loneliness
- to have fun and feel happier
Peer Support Groups
We know that life can be tough for those dealing with long-term health issues/disabilities and their caregivers, especially when you may also be struggling with finance and debt. It can really affect your mental wellbeing.
We’ve created these peer support groups where you can meet up, share your stories, and help each other out – no formalities, just genuine support.
Through our peer support groups we want to do the following:-
- Help people support each other emotionally and build a sense of community
- Organise monthly social events
- Provide advice and help on welfare benefits including Universal Credit when you have limited work capacity
- Support and advice on looking for work
We have two groups that meet each week at The Well:
Tuesdays: 2.30pm – 3.30pm & Fridays: 10.30am – 11.30am
You are welcome to attend either group without contacting beforehand. However, please telephone contact Carlene if you have any questions or would like further information.
1-2-1 Wellbeing Support
Our Wellbeing Coordinator, Dilly, is a trained Mental Health First Aider (accredited by MHFA England) She is able to provide free 1-2-1 support to improve your mental health & wellbeing.
How do I get 1-2-1 support with my wellbeing?
All that you need to do is to contact Dilly to make an appointment. You can either telephone our office on 01204 861671 or email Dilly: firstname.lastname@example.org
What will happen at the first 1-2-1 session?
Dilly will talk with you including asking questions about how you are currently feeling about your mental health and wellbeing. She will also ask what you might like to be different. Please don’t be worried about this, it will be more like a simple conversation but will really help us to look at ways we might be able to help you make some changes.
What will a wellbeing plan look like?
Everybody’s wellbeing plan will look different and with Dilly’s help, we will work with you to plan steps for your personal journey of improvement.
Based on the Five Ways to Wellbeing program we will make suggestions of simple ways that you can improve your mental health and wellbeing. Some examples of might include
How will 1-2-1 support help me?
With a wellbeing plan in place, trying techniques that you have discussed could make you feel more positive and enable you to get the most out of life. Why not download our ‘Wellbeing Bingo Card‘ to help you make positive steps to improve your own wellbeing?