Overview of the Adults’ Wellbeing Services at HEH Mind
Well-being is most usefully thought of as the dynamic process that gives people a sense of how their lives are going. High levels of wellbeing mean that we are more able to respond to difficult circumstances, to adapt and postively engage with other people and the world around us.
At Havant and East Hants Mind we are here for anyone who needs to recover, discover or improve their sense of wellbeing & mental health. Our Wellbeing Centres are very friendly and welcoming places with an informal atmosphere.
You can be referred to the service by your GP or you can, if you wish, self refer to a Wellbeing Centre, either by completing the self referral form or contacting us and we can tell you about the schedule and the services near you.
Everyone has their own way of dealing with the day to day pressures and each person is different so our wellbeing services are diverse. Our aim is to develop and reinforce people’s strengths while they try to achieve their goals in their journey towards mental health recovery & improved wellbeing by….
- Providing private and confidential emotional support, and one-to-one help to raise aspirations, goals and ambitions.
- We also offer people opportunities to meet others with experience of mental health problems and importantly with experience of recovery
It is the range of approaches we use to achieve this which makes our service so successful.
We use a number of opportunities to connect better with the people around you, such as your family, friends, neighbours and co-workers, with peers, Mind Staff, other attending our services and the wider community.
2. Keeping Learning
Watch your self-esteem grow by taking part one of our many workshops or course. This might help you better understand how to manage symptoms, to challenge yourself and acquire new skills or such as arts or crafts groups or through building and restoring projects at the men’s shed . Rediscover an old interest or find a new one.
3. Taking Notice
Being aware of your surroundings in the here and now. We have a range of activities in different settings that help you to take time to reflect on your current wellbeing. At Havant and East Hants Mind we can also work closely with our clients to produce a Welllness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) that will help you become aware of your triggers.
4. Being Active
We have opportunities to discover a physical activity that interests you and meets your needs. Some are delivered by peers from Mind groups, some by other members of the community who we work with. To name a few you can get involved with – walking, badminton, swimming, table tennis, weight watchers / slimming world, running or cycle rides & loads of other activities too.
5. Getting Involved
Give your time, we have links with a range of volunteering opportunities, do your one good deed a day.
6. Keeping going – keeping well
Our wellbeing service may be the start of recovery and improved wellbeing but it is likely you will need a plan to keep going and keep promoting your wellbeing after you leave Mind’s services. We will work with you to develop a self care plan before you leave, identify opportunities that will make ongoing recovery and maintenance of you wellbeing more likely – including community connections, information about Minds “drop in groups”, peer support and other tools and resources available to support you.
Information and advice
The wellbeing servcie can also provide you with other information and advice realting to your mental health. We also work closely with a range of other organisations who specialise in support for debt, benefits, housing issues, or any issues that might have arisen as a result or led to poor mental health.