Challenging Emotions

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6-week CBT course in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere, supported by an experienced and qualified facilitator.

The topics will include:
Understanding anger and how it differs from other mood disturbances.

Learning how anger is maintained.

Developing strategies to effectively manage anger.

Course Dates: 12th June – 17th July
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
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‘Men Only’ Support

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LGBT – Peer Support Services

MIMH LGBT Poster_v1 (1)-page-001.jpgSome of us identify ourselves as LGBTQ, which means we may be lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer or questioning – or we may define our gender and sexuality in other ways.

LGBTQ people can be at a higher risk of experiencing a mental health problem than the wider population. If you are LGBTQ and have experienced mental health issues, you are not alone.
You might even experience discrimination, rejection, negative reactions or hostility from family members, friends, strangers, employers or members of the religious community. This can have a big impact on your self-esteem and mean you might feel unable to be open about your sexual or gender identity at work, at home or in the world at large. Therefore we would like to provide space for you to come and just be and also have the opportunity to talk about your emotional health and wellbeing.
Peer Support Services: For lesbians, gay men, bisexual and transgender people
Starting Tuesday 25th April
…and then every last Tuesday of the month thereafter
4 – 5.30pm drop in session
5.30 – 7pm Peer support group
£2 per session
Taking place at:
The Stevenage Wellbeing Centre | 13 Town Square | Stevenage | SG1 1BP
For all enquiries please contact Nicky Kuklys on: 01438 369 216 or email


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Hearing Voices? Peer Support Group

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‘Hearing voices’ is described as hearing a voice when no-one is present with you, or which other people with you cannot hear. Some people also see things that others can’t see. Others have touch, smell or taste sensations which they can’t explain in everyday ways. These experiences are called hallucinations.
People have many different experiences, some people don’t mind their voices while others find them frightening and distracting. It’s common to think that if you hear voices you must have a mental health problem, but research shows that lots of people hear voices and most of them are not mentally unwell. It’s a common human experience.
If you are having these experiences; would like support or to talk to others in a similar situation then please come along to our new support group
Peer Support Group
Starting Thursday 27th April
…and then every last Thursday of the month thereafter
12.30 – 2pm
Cost: £2
Taking place at:
The Stevenage Wellbeing Centre | 13 Town Square | Stevenage | SG1 1BP
For all enquiries please contact Vicky Nunley on: 01438 369 216 or email
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Seas the Day – Charity Ball

Seas the day charity ball poster-page-001.jpgJoin us for a spectacular evening at the gorgeous St Michael’s Manor where you will enjoy a champagne reception, raffles, a champagne tombola and a delicious 3 course meal designed by Harry Lumsdown – young Masterchef 2016.

Over dinner, the first-class Toastmaster will guide you through the lots available for auction – there will be something for every budget!
50% of all proceeds will be donated directly to Mind in Mid Herts
Date and Time: Saturday 6th May 2017, 6.30pm – 11.30pm
Location: St Michael’s Manor Hotel, Fishpool Street, St Albans, AL3 4RY
For ticket purchases please visit:


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Five Ways to Wellbeing

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New Leaf – The Hertfordshire Wellbeing College

To book on this or any of our FREE courses visit or call 01442 864966
Five Ways to Wellbeing – The Healthy Hub, Lytton Way, Stevenage
Mental health should be everyone’s business and this course gives practical ideas of how to connect with others; keep learning; take notice and give back. The course helps build on the things you already do and learn and learn new skills.
This course encourages you to plan ahead and take control of the ups and downs of daily living.
The course runs in four parts 26th April, 3rd, 10th and 17th May. The course will run from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.
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Steps to Success – Stevenage

Steps for success poster_Stevenage-page-001.jpgWe are offering two workshops to help you move towards getting the job you want on Friday 21st April.

CV Writing Workshop: How to write your perfect CV: 10am-11am
Interview Skills: Prepare for interview success: 11:30am-12:30pm
Venue: The Stevenage Wellbeing Centre, 13 Town Square, Stevenage, Herts, SG1 1BP
These workshops are fully funded so there is no charge. You can attend one or both workshops.
To enrol, speak to reception, phone 01438 369 216 or email
Mind in Mid Herts is a registered charity No – 1101678
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Managing Anxiety

Managing Anxiety Course_WGC_April 2017-page-001.jpg5-week CBT course, in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere, supported by an experienced and qualified facilitator

Topics covered will include:

* What anxiety is and why it occurs

* Identifying and challenging unhelpful thinking

* Understanding the relationship between thoughts, feelings and behaviour

* Learning techniques for managing anxiety



Tues 25th April – Tues 23rd May 2017

10am – 11.30am at the United Reformed Church, Church Road, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6PS. COURSE FEE £20.



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Thank you – Stephen Burn

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Mind in Mid Herts would like to say a massive thank you to Stephen Burn from @SBPTF who came into the office to run a fun and engaging workout at our Staff Wellbeing Day.

We know that we have to be physically active to look after our bodies and this is one of the Five Ways to Wellbeing, beneficial for both our mental health and emotional wellbeing too.

Thanks for the endorphins!

#5WaystoWellbeing #mentalhealth #exercise #wellbeing

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Mental Health – Raising Awareness Workshop

 MHA Workshop_St Andrews-page-001.jpgWorkshop 1 – an informative session on supporting and working with people with mental health issues

Workshop 2 – aimed at parents and based on mental health concerns for teenagers and recognising the signs
Everybody Welcome!
Saturday 6th May 2017
Workshop 1: 12.30 – 2.30pm
Workshop 2: 3 – 5pm
Venue: The St Andrew’s Centre, Hertford, Herts, SG14 1HZ
Cost: £5 per workshop – payable in advance and limited number of tickets available so booking is essential. 
If you would like to attend one or both workshops, or to find out more, please contact: Catherine Sleath on 01992 537 867
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