To help people connect with others and manage their mental health and wellbeing, we are offering an exciting and varied weekly timetable of activities you can access face to face from our Hub, with the option to attend online via Zoom for some.
If you would like to know more about the wellbeing hub, you can get in touch with us at wellbeinghub [at] togmind.org.
On a Monday, Weekly, 11am - 1pm. Please call or email to check
Our trainee yoga teacher, Faye, has prepared a 6-week course to deliver, this will include Yoga fundamentals, breathing techniques, an insight into linking mind and body, and much more. Places are offered on a first come first served basis as we will only be offering this Face to Face and have limited places.
Next Steps - Over 65's Peer Group
On a Tuesday, Weekly, 10am – 12pm, Face to Face
This group is for over 65’s who would like to socialise with peers whilst engaging in a variety of different weekly activities such as arts and crafts, quizzes, mindfulness, or just having a brew and a chat.
Bob in for a Brew
On a Tuesday, Weekly, 2pm – 4pm, Face to Face or via Zoom
Offering attendees the chance to have some social time with others whilst enjoying a hot drink and engaging conversation. Available as either face to face or online via Zoom, this session is all about helping people feel less isolated and more connected with others in their community.
Autism in Mind - Peer Group
On a Tuesday, Fortnightly, 4pm – 6pm, Face to Face
A social drop-in group for Autistic Adults living in Tameside, with the chance to socialise with peers, engage in activities, and have a hot drink and a chat. The session runs from 4pm-6pm but you are welcome to attend at any stage.
Walk & Talk
On a Wednesday, Fortnightly, 11am – 1pm, Face to Face
In a variety of different settings, across Tameside, this activity will provide a chance for participants to chat, socialise and connect with others whilst enjoying some gentle exercise in a variety of safe outdoor settings. Walks are planned to be approx. 60 - 90 minutes, and planned to be held in 3 stages, helping to make it accessible for all abilities.
On a Wednesday, Fortnightly, 10am – 12pm, Face to Face
A relaxing, gentle paced activity, Mindful Photography helps you to slow down, take notice, and connect. During the 2-hour session we take a walk in the local area, taking photographs of anything that takes interest, helping to keep your body active and your mind focused & calm.
On a Thursday, Weekly, 10am – 12pm, Face to Face
We offer a variety of different wellbeing courses, such as:
- Stress & Anxiety (4 weeks)
- Confidence & Self-Esteem (4 weeks)
- 5 Ways to Wellbeing (5 weeks)
- How to cope with Anger
These courses are for those wanting to develop their knowledge of the subject at beginner level, and for those who may have experienced mental health issues in relation. Our staff will be unable to provide support outside of the content of this course.
Please note that the above options are an educational course delivered by training staff & lived experience peers, it is designed to provide insight and awareness through psychoeducation. The course is NOT a substitute for medical, clinical, or therapeutic interventions and should NOT be accessed by those wishing for or requiring qualified clinical or therapeutic services.
Arts & Crafts
On a Thursday, Weekly, 2pm – 4pm, Face to Face or via Zoom
For people of all levels of ability, with a different creative task each week. Sometimes we work around a theme, with the plan that they can be brought together to make pieces to display in our Tameside offices. Or we take on suggestions / ideas from the group members of what they would like to do or try and plan for the coming weeks. If attending Face to Face all materials are provided, however if joining from Zoom participants will have to source their own materials.
What's on for Wellbeing
On a Saturday, every 6 weeks, 10am – 12pm, Face to Face
Our Wellbeing Hub has a variety of activities on offer throughout the week aimed at helping people in our community feel less isolated and more connected to others, whilst maintaining their wellbeing in a positive way. To help promote all the wonderful session we have on offer, we will be holding a What’s on for Wellbeing open morning, this will give people the chance to see what we offer, keep up to date on new , have a taster of some of our activities, and meet the staff and volunteers that help keep these sessions running.
Mindfulness & Meditation
Days / Times can vary, please call or email to check
Patricia, our volunteer who has a wealth of knowledge and experience, delivers guided mindful & meditation practices, helping people to slow down, switch off, and focus on the moment, to help manage and reduce mild symptoms of depression and anxiety.
Coming soon on Fridays, Fortnightly, 10am – 12pm, Face to Face
A regular discussion group based around all things writing. There will be writing tasks and tips each week, with the idea that we will then meet the following week and speak about what we have done, share our ideas and share writing tips with each other. You can expect discussion around journaling, creative writing, poetry and much more. A friendly, safe space to have a cuppa and a chat with like-minded people
If you live in Tameside or Glossop and are interested in any of the activities please call 0161 330 9223.
You would normally need an IT device and access to the internet and a webcam. We may be able to provide IT assistance if needed.