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Taming The Black Dog

Sandra & Louise are bringing this brand new course to Action Station in March 2023. You may have heard of Winston Churchill’s ‘black dog’ (his name for his debilitating depression). ...

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Expressive Writing Course

We have been very lucky to secure funding for this Expressive Writing short course, hosted by author Jonathan Tulloch and co-facilitated by Fran. This 4-week course starts in April at...

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Anxiety Busters – Action Station, Thursdays 1.30 pm – 3.00 pm

Is anxiety holding you back? Understand how anxiety affects you, talk to others who have similar experiences and work together to bust that anxiety! This is the revitalised Anxiety Management...

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Bereavement Group

Join Louise for this supportive and caring Bereavement Peer Support Group.  This 4-weekly group gives you the space to explore your grief, talk to others, find useful information and develop...

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Positive Pens Creative Writing Group – Jarrow Monday’s 1.15 pm – 2.45 pm

Let your creative juices flow in this easy-going, creative writing group.  Volunteer Jayne is a published author, with a gentle manner, who will inspire you to unlock your mind.  Come...

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Action Station Drop-in

The Action Station drop-in is back!   Everyone is welcome to pop into Action Station every Thursday from 11.30 am – 1 pm Come along for a cuppa, a natter...

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Carer Peer Support

The Carers’ Group is back – 3 to 4 pm, Jarrow This friendly peer support group is returning, to Big Local, Jarrow. Hosted by Joe, Catherine & Karen, this is...

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Kind Mind Allotment

The allotment is here! WINTER NEWS:  Due to unpredictable weather conditions, contact us to find out when we’ll be at the allotment.  The normal Friday sessions will resume during the...

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Creative Corner

Every other Friday at 2pm at Jarrow Focus (Phab Club entrance).  Our last group of 2022 is Friday 9th December and we’ll resume again on Friday 6th January. Having a...

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Depression and Mood Management Support Group

Mondays at 12 noon at Jarrow Focus (Phab Club entrance)  ** Note the last group of 2022 is Monday 12th December.  We will return on Monday 9th January. Depression and...

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EUPD Support Group

Every other Friday 2pm-3pm at Jarrow Focus (use the Phab Club entrance)  ** Please note the last group of 2022 is Friday 16th December and we will resume again on...

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Confidence & Assertiveness (2 x 6-week courses), at Big Local, Jarrow

Starting Monday 16th January, 10-11.30 am, Big Local – Jarrow These 2 6-week courses will help you to: recognise your strengths and acknowledge what you’re good at be aware of...

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Peer Mentor Course

Starting Thursday 12th January, 10-11.30 am at Action Station Are you interested in helping others through volunteering? Would you like to explore a career in Peer Support?   Are you...

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Friday Drop in

Every Friday 12noon-1.30pm at Big Local, Jarrow Focus (Phab Club entrance)  ** Last drop-in before the festive break is Friday 16th December – we’ll be celebrating, and there will be...

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Mindful Photography

NEWS:  The Mindful Photography group has its final session on Monday 19th December.  We then restart on Monday 9th January. PLEASE NOTE:  We are in the process of writing our...

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Positive Psychology

Starting March 2023 at Action Station: Positive Psychology is the theory of happiness. The aim of the course is to improve your overall wellbeing by being able to acknowledge the...

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