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Five Ways to Wellbeing

3 week course, starting Friday 5th July, 10.00-11.30 am Have you heard of the Five Ways to Wellbeing?  Even if you have, why not come along for this feel good...

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Exploring OCD – Marsden Road Community Centre

6 week course, starting Thursday 6th June Following on from the recent 2-week OCD Workshop, Darrell and Holly will delve further into facts and coping mechanisms for dealing with this...

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Positive Psychology – Big Local Jarrow

8 week course, starting Friday 19th April, 10 – 11.30 am Learn about the science of happiness in a non-‘sciency’ way, in this friendly and inspiring course.  You’ll learn about...

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First Steps to Healing – Marsden Road Community Centre

6 week course, starting Thurs 18th April, 1.30 – 3.00 pm Have you suffered trauma in your life that you’d like to try and get past?  This course will help...

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Taming the Black Dog, Marsden Road Community Centre

Starting Thursday 29 February for 6 weeks, 1.30 – 3 pm Have you heard of Winston Churchill’s infamous ‘black dog’?  It was the way he described his depression that often...

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Anxiety Busters – Big Local, Jarrow

6 week course, starting Monday 22 April, 10-11.30 am Anxiety can prevent us doing what we’d like to do.  If can also bring with it many unwanted side-effects. Join the...

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8 week course at South Shields Museum

Thursday 8th Feb – Thursday 28th March 1.30 – 3.00 pm.  Booking essential We’re very lucky to have teamed up with South Shields Museum and other partners to bring you...

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Starting Monday 19th March, Big Local Jarrow, 10 – 11.30 am Do you end up always saying “yes” because you’re too scared to say “no”? The assertiveness course hosted by...

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As it’s winter and the weather is unpredictable, please contact us for opening times.  We are currently having the allotment landscaped, ready for the hard work to begin in the...

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Expressive Writing, with guest Jonathan Tulloch – Big Local Jarrow

4 weeks, starting June 2024 Following the huge success of Jonathan’s last 2 visits, we’re delighted to be welcoming him back to Kind Mind Community. Jonathan will inspire your creative...

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Thursday Drop-In at Marsden Road Community Centre

We’re delighted that our well-loved Thursday Drop-In is being held at Marsden Road Community Centre.  Come along to room 1 to meet the team.  This is the quieter of our...

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Music Group

    Due to popular demand, we’ve started a Music Group – initially once a month, this group will do several things:   Increase your appreciation of music   Give...

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Men’s Group

Join Darrell for our Men’s Group – currently running every Tuesday.  Please contact us for more details. To attend, please register your interest by emailing or by calling 0191 217...

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Bereavement Group

Although Kind Mind Community are no longer running their own Bereavement Group, we are able to refer you elsewhere.  Please do get in touch by calling 0191 217 2935 or...

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Positive Pens Creative Writing Group – Big Local Jarrow, Monday 2.30 – 4 pm

Let your creative juices flow in this easy-going, creative writing group.  Catherine & Jen will inspire you if you need a little help!  Come along and see what journey your...

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Carer Peer Support

The Carers’ Group  – 1.30-2.30 pm Big Local Jarrow on Mondays Join Dawn and Catherine for our supportive Carers’ Group.  Offering peer support and a space to chat and free...

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Creative Corner

Big Local Jarrow – please contact us for details of dates Having a creative outlet can be good for your wellbeing.  Join us for a lovely afternoon of good company,...

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Motivational Mondays

Mondays at 12 – 1 pm at Big Local, Jarrow Previously known as the ‘Depression & Mood Management Peer Support Group’, we’ve found that facilitator Darrell is having such a...

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  • Self Development

EUPD Support Group (Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder)

Every other Friday 2pm-3.30 pm at Jarrow Focus (use the Phab Club entrance) This group aims to support people who  have EUPD and really struggle with all that comes with...

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Friday Drop in, Big Local Jarrow

Every Friday 12noon-1.30pm at Big Local, Jarrow Focus (Phab Club entrance) This weekly group is open to anyone who wants to – find out a little more about what we...

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Mindful Photography

** Please note, the group is on a temporary break, but do contact us to find out when we’re meeting again ** The group has been revitalised by facilitator Joe...

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