Recovery Focused Groups for Service Users

In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic we at Buckinghamshire Mind are closely following the Government’s guidelines on health and safety measures regarding social distancing. As such we have made important changes to our services to ensure the safety of our service users, volunteers and staff. To ensure the safety of all, we have removed the aspects of this (these) service (s) that involves face to face groups and/or 121 meetings. We will continue to create and develop innovative ways of delivering remote mental wellbeing support that focuses on tackling social isolation and promoting positive emotional wellbeing.
As such, we are still running this (these) service (s) remotely, including (this is not an exhaustive list):

  • daily phone/email/text support
  • online activities and support groups
  • live groups via various digital platforms
  • postal care packages- including motivational ideas, group activities and peer communication
  • practical support, such as shopping and liaising with external services

These groups are available to all Buckinghamshire Mind Service Users over 18 years old who are seeking recovery from mental ill-health.

Afternoon Tea

Every Wednesday, 1pm – 3pm

Come along to the Whiteleaf Centre Café for a free tea/coffee and snack. No referrals needed, everyone is welcome to drop-in whenever they like during the 2 hours. Enjoy chatting to other service users or simply relax in a safe and comfortable environment.

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Walking Group

Every Wednesday and Friday, 10am – 12 midday

Join us in Aylesbury for a gentle walk and friendly chat. No level of fitness is required, however we do walk in all weathers so ensure you wear appropriate shoes and clothing for the day.

By referral only – please contact Thea on 07810 853835 for more information.

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Music Group

Every Thursday, 1:30pm, Aylesbury

If you love to sing, play an instrument or just want to listen to music melodies then the music group is for you. Join us on Thursdays when we sing a whole range of songs, chosen by you.

By referral only – please contact Thea on 07810 853835 for more information.

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Young Adults Social Club

Every Monday, 2:30pm – 4:30pm

For young adults aged 18-25, come along and socialise with like-minded individuals whilst doing a range of activities. From having a chat in a local café to picnicking in the park, there will be something for everyone to enjoy.

By referral only – please contact Thea on 07810 853835

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Creative Writers

Every Tuesday, 12:30pm – 2pm

Come and explore your imaginative side with our creative writing group. No level of writing skill required, just enthusiasm and passion for writing. Please bring your own notebook and pen, or laptop if you prefer.

By referral only – please contact Thea on 07810 853835

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Knit and Natter

Every Thursday 10am – 12 midday

Whether you knit socks every Christmas or have never picked up wool before, this group is for you. We explore all creative activities such as knitting, crocheting and weaving in a relaxing environment.

By referral only – please contact Thea on 07810 853835 for more information.

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Men’s Meet Up

Every Thursday 10:30am – 12 midday

Do you fancy getting out and socialising with others? This group is designed for men with shared interests to get together. You can decide what you’d like to do.

By referral only – please contact Thea on 07810 853835 for more information

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Yoga

Every Tuesday 10am – 11:15am

Join us to stretch and relax your body and mind. Learn new skills in a peaceful environment, no previous practice required.

We welcome anyone wanting to try.

By referral only – please contact Thea on 07810 853835 for more

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