Welcome to Mind in Mid Herts

We are an innovative and experienced provider of mental health services in Mid Hertfordshire and have our well being centres in St. Albans, Stevenage, Hertford and Welwyn Garden City. As both individuals and as an organisation we are committed to providing high quality services for people aged 16 and over.

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Sam Jacobs raising funds for MiMH

New: Have a watch of Sam’s lip sync to Sinaed O’Conner on YouTube


SJ HaircutSJ Haircut2Sam Jacobs, from St Albans, voluntarily had her head shaved on Friday 22 April to raise money for Mind in Mid-Herts. She has raised £1,600 so far and will be doing a video shortly.  A huge thank you to Sam!

Thanks to Taz at the Vanilla Hair Studio for donating his time and doing a great job.

 

 

 

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Managing Anxiety

Managing Anxiety - Hertford 1607 A4.jpg6-week CBT course in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere, supported by an experienced and qualified facilitator.

The topics will include:
  • What is anxiety and why it occurs.
  • Identifying and challenging unhelpful thinking.
  • Understanding the relationship between thoughts, feelings and behaviour.
  • Learning techniques for managing anxiety.
Course Dates:
Every Thursday from 28th July – 1st September 2016, 1:30 – 3pm
Hertford Resource Centre
The Seed Warehouse
The Wash
Hertford
SG14 1PX
 
Tel: 01992 584387
Course Fee: £20
Please contact us on 01992 584387 to book your place
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Chair Exercises

Chair Exercise 6 Week Program-page-001.jpg1Life are offering a six week Chair Exercises program that will take place at Mind in Mid Herts. 11 Hatfield Road, St Albans, Herts, AL1 3RR.

27th July-31st August Wednesdays 10:30am-11:30am. Fee: £2 per session

  • Would you like to:
    Be more physically active?
  • Improve your posture?
  • Strengthen your body muscles?
  • Find easy ways to exercise?

If you are interested, please sign up in reception or email admin@mindinmidherts.org.uk.

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Walking on Eggshells around Personality Disorder?

PD carers support posterAn educational and peer support group for carers, families and friends who support those with a Personality disorder

Does the person you support?

  • Engage in risky and impulsive behaviours
  • Appear to hate themselves
  • Self-harm
  • Find it difficult to control their emotions
  • Struggle to maintain relationships

Do you struggle to know how best to support them?

  • Do you feel isolated
  • That everything you say is wrong
  • Do you tiptoe around the person you support……

Then this is the group for you! 

The group provides support from those that have been there too, providing information on causes, treatments and techniques that help. And regular guest speakers.

The group meets the 1st Wednesday of every month, 6-8pm at the Campus West, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6BX. Cost: £2

For all enquiries please contact: Nicky Kuklys 01438 369216

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Carers Group

Carers group Poster.jpgAre you a carer, friend or family member of someone with mental health issues?

We are running a new support group for those supporting people who have mental health needs.

This will be a place to:

  • Explore how to look after your own needs whilst caring.
  • Learn practical tools on what you can do and where you can go for support.
  • Receive support and share expertise with people who are in similar caring roles.

First group will meet on Tuesday 20th September 2016

Date: 3rd Tuesday of the month thereafter

Time: 6pm – 7.30 pm

Cost: £2 per session

Place: Stevenage Wellbeing Centre, 13 Town Square, Stevenage, Herts, SG1 1BP

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST BY:

 

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Mental Health Awareness Workshop

Healthy Hub Mental Health Awareness Workshop.jpgThis introductory workshop is for anyone hoping to learn more about mental health and challenge the stigma around it. We will provide an overview of mental health     issues, so that you will be able to recognise the signs and symptoms. Learn about what support is available in Hertfordshire.

Date: Tuesday 9th August 2016

Time: 6pm – 8pm

Place: Healthy Hub Stevenage: Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, SG1 1LZ

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST FOR THIS FULLY FUNDED WORKSHOP BY:

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Self-Esteem Workshop

Healthy Hub Self-Esteem Workshop.jpgThis month we will be running a workshop exploring what we mean by self-esteem.

We will be looking at practical tools to over-coming low self-esteem and ways to build positive self-confidence.

Date: Tuesday 19th July 2016

Time: 6pm – 8pm

Place: Healthy Hub Stevenage: Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, SG1 1LZ

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST FOR THIS FULLY FUNDED WORKSHOP BY: 

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Get the most from your Ipad or Tablet

Ipadtablet training-page-001Come and join our 3-week course to help you get to grips with your ipad or tablet in a friendly relaxed environment.

  • Take a tour around your device and get to grips with it.
  • Explore the apps store, search for books, music, free and fee paying apps.
  • Download, delete and manage apps.
  • Discover different uses for your tablet.
  • Learn how to personalise and add security.

We can provide ipads for everyone – if bringing your own device please bring it fully charged.

Thursday 7 July – 21 July (3wks), 10:00am-12:30pm, 11 Hatfield Road, St Albans, AL1 3RR. Course Fee: only £5! Spaces are limited – to book speak to reception, phone 01727 865070 or email nicola.raffo@mindinmidherts.org.uk.

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Coping with Loss and Change

loss and change-page-001.jpg6-week CBT course in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere, supported by an experienced and qualified facilitator.

  • The topics will include:
    Understanding typical reactions to loss and change.
  • Identifying and challenging unhelpful negative thoughts.
  • Learning techniques for coping with loss and change.

Course Dates: 25th July – 5th September, 10:30am-12pm, Mind in Mid Herts, 11 Hatfield Road, St Albans, AL1 3RR. Course Fee £20. To book your place: Telephone: 01727 865070 or email admin@mindinmidherts.org.uk.

 

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Art Group

Art group_Hertford_1606Calling all artists! Self supported Art Group, Wednesdays 3-4:30pm. Cost: £2.

For further information please telephone 01992 584387 or email hertfordadmin@mindinmidherts.org.uk.

For up-to-date information on all our services visit our website or alternatively find us on Facebook: www.mindinmidherts.org.uk Email: hertfordadmin@mindinmidherts.org.uk

Hertford Resource Centre, The Seed Warehouse, The Wash, Hertford, SG14 1PX. Tel: 01992 584387

 

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5 Ways to Wellbeing

Wellbeing Course Leaflet Workshop (1)-page-001.jpgA two hour long workshop on 27th July 2016, 3pm-5pm, focussing on the 5 Ways to Wellbeing that will allow you to learn about core areas of life that help improve your emotional and physical health.

 
Location: Mind in Mid Herts, 11 Hatfield Road, St Albans, AL1 3RR
 
This course is fully funded by St Albans City and District Council. To book your place call 01727 865070 or email sandra.sirykaite@mindinmidherts.org.uk.

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