Activities and Wellbeing

Page updated 8th July 2022

At Mind Aberystwyth, we offer a range of wellbeing support services and activities. If you would like to discuss joining any activity or wellbeing support, please call us on 01970 626225 between 9.30am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 4.30pm or email on info@mindaberystwyth.org

WEDNESDAY DROP-IN (Online and face 2 face at Arad Goch, Bath Street, Aberystwyth)

Meeting between 2.00 and 4.00pm this group is open to all. It is a safe and open environment, where individuals can connect with others, build friendships, gain access to signposting and support, and receive advice on engagement with mental health services.  Limited number of one to one appointments are available for pre booking by telephoning 01970 626225, writing to info@mindaberystwyth.org or messaging the Facebook page.

WELLBEING SUPPORT

We offer one to one support for individuals who feel they need someone to talk to.  Our Wellbeing Support offers individuals 12 sessions and specifically focuses on helping people to tackle feelings of isolation, manage their mental health, and improve their general wellbeing.   This service is delivered via telephone and video chat. An initial face to face meeting is available to meet your Support Worker.

Wellbeing Support may also involve signposting people to specialist services, as well as supporting them to engage with their local community and/or access opportunities for learning and development. 

Referrals are accepted from professionals and individuals.

TIY TRAUMA INFORMED YOGA (Online)

To watch videos introducing our online Trauma Informed Yoga, presented by yoga teacher Meriel Goss, please click here Trauma Informed Yoga Videos

Our yoga sessions take place 12 noon every Thursday and last for one hour.  You will need to be able to join through Zoom.  Support is available to access Zoom upon request. You are free to join with or without a camera. Referrals are accepted from individuals.

CRAFT CLUB (At Arad Goch, Bath Street, Aberystwyth)

Craft Club is a gender specific group, for women to learn, develop, and share their crafting skills, make friends, and access peer support.  We welcome those who are experts, beginners, or those who just want to have a cuppa and a chat. Activities include knitting, sewing, felting, cross stitch etc. This course takes place on Wednesdays at 10 am -12 pm. Sessions will be running from the 6th of July to the 10th of August. After a two week break, sessions will continue on from the 3st of August to the 5th of October.

ART GROUP (At Arad Goch, Bath Street, Aberystwyth)

The Art Group welcomes individuals of all abilities to create and work in a peaceful and friendly environment.  It meets on Tuesdays at Arad Goch, Bath Street, Aberystwyth and is open to self and professional referrals. There will be both a morning Art group and an afternoon group.

Morning Art group will be held on Tuesdays from 10am – 12pm and will run from the 6th of July to the 12th of August. Afternoon Art group will be held on Tuesdays from 1pm – 3pm and will run from the 28th of June to the 16th of August.

CREATIVE HUB

Creative Hub is an arts based group co-presented by Adult Learning Wales. Courses generally run for 8 weeks and build credits which can be used to attain Agored Cymru qualifications. Courses include painting, figure drawing, textiles, mark-making, and mixed media. Creative Hub meets on Thursdays, 10am to 12.30pm and 1.30 to 4.00pm, open to self or professional referral.

REGISTRATION FOR HEALTH AND WELLBEING ACTIVITIES

If you would like to discuss joining any activity or wellbeing support, please call us on 01970 626225 or email on info@mindaberystwyth.org