Our BeWell@StepOne Autumn Courses, Workshops and Peer Support Groups are now open for registration!
Could you or someone you know benefit from online or in-person support for mental health and wellbeing? As we ease into the cooler months of the year, we bring a whole host of courses, workshops and peer support groups designed to help you manage your own mental health and support others in your community.
“ 6 in 10 adults say they have been feeling anxious, depressed or hopeless as a result of the cost of living crisis”
(Source: Money and Mental Health)
BeWell@StepOne’s mission is to provide support to as many people as possible across Devon through learning opportunities. Our courses are completely free of charge and are open to people over the age of 18 through self-referral. They are run by professional, qualified, and supportive tutors with lived experience of mental health conditions.
Managing Your Anger Course
Our Managing Your Anger programme allows you to consider your emotions under your Anger, develop coping strategies, and allows you to discuss your own experiences. This isn’t about making anger disappear, but using anger in a healthy and controlled way.
H.O.P.E (Help Overcoming Problems Effectively) Course
Developed and run by the NHS, The H.O.P.E (Helping Overcome Problems Effectively) programme helps you to focus on you as a person. It helps you to discover new strengths and rediscover old ones to keep yourself well. It also aims to boost your self-confidence and resilience, to help you cope better emotionally, psychologically and practically.
Beating Depression: An Outside-in Approach Course
This 4-week course offers the benefits of group support and the development of behavioural strategies to help increase your activity levels in the right areas, helping to break the cycle of depression.
Wellbeing and Resilience Course
Consider your own wellbeing and resilience and develop strategies to become a more resilient individual. This programme will allow you to consider and practice techniques to maintain good wellbeing.
Braving Bereavement Course
No one can take away the pain of losing a loved one, so the aim of this course is to learn to carry the person with you whilst still looking forward. We will work through the emotions that you may be feeling and work together to look at small goals every week to bring back some of the things that you may have once enjoyed but have forgotten to care for yourself.
Food and Mood Workshop
Did you know that what we eat can affect how we feel? Learn some skills and gain knowledge about what we are putting in our bodies and how it can impact our mental health.
This workshop looks at information and self-help techniques to help cope with depression, for yourself or when helping to support others. It also looks at where to go for further help.
Changing Negative Self-Talk
We all have that little voice that makes us doubt ourselves, or gives us that internal negative feedback. This workshop will help you to challenge that little internal voice and consider alternative possibilities to make your inner voice more positive!
Peer Support Groups:
All Welcome Wellbeing
Remote Peer Support group which encourages self-help strategies to support your wellbeing, whilst meeting like-minded people. Open to all! We are a friendly bunch and use feedback to shape each weekly session.
Tuesday Peer Support Group
Face to Face peer support group open to This group is focused around craft, so you can get creative, put your artistic skills to the test and create something, or just have a coffee and a chat. It is the perfect way to meet with others who can personally relate to your experiences.
Thursday Peer Support Group
Face to Face peer support group open to everyone. This group allows people to meet with others, learn new skills, and develop a sense of belonging. The morning includes different activities to help you feel comfortable and develop confidence.
BeWell for Business:
Mental Health First Aid (NUCO Accredited) Course
Are you an employer looking to train staff in Mental Health First Aid, or do you work for an organisation and wish to be able to support your colleagues with wellbeing? This course will allow you to understand the signs and symptoms of different mental health problems and be able to start a conversation about mental health.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.
We are more than happy to talk you through our programmes and how to access them.
Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org