The online recovery college

Providing a range of online educational courses and resources to people with experience of mental illness, from service users to their family, friends and staff. Including mental health, recovery and wellbeing and many more. It alos contains lots of other resources and information that can hlep including developing positive relationships, self mana...

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Lots of useful tips on wellbeing in one place

Mind have developed a 'coronavirus and your wellbeing' toolkit with lots of things you can try that could help your wellbeing. It includes tips for staying at home, how to take care of your mental health and wellbeing along with a useful checklist. You might be worried about coronavirus (COVID-19) and how it could affect your life. This may include...

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Try Tapping

Tapping, also known as EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), is a powerful holistic healing technique that has been proven to effectively resolve a range of issues, including stress, anxiety, phobias, emotional disorders, chronic pain, addiction, weight control, and limiting beliefs, just to name a few. Tapping with the fingertips on specific meridia...

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Kitchen Essentials

‚ÄčIf yuo're looking for something to do - why not try out your craft skills and make yuorself a kitchen apron?  Join this adult and child friendly free tutorial and learn how to sew an apron. From threading your sewing machine, take your measurements and cutting out the fabric to sewing it all up!You will need:Sewing machineApprox 1metre of fab...

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Bitesize learning

From Monday 20 April, BBC Bitesize will publish daily online lessons for all ages. We'll also have a new dedicated TV channel full of learning content, podcasts on BBC Sounds and loads of educational video on iPlayer. The website already currently contains a range of learning opportunities for people over 16 years of age including functional, core ...

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Learning opportunities available

There are now many different online resources and websites to support learning (and training). We look forward to sharing a variety of options over the next few days and weeks and it would be really good to know which ones work best for you - do get in touch and let your Key Workers know. We look forward to supporting you.

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Getting Active

According to NHS advice, adults should do some physical activity every day. Any type of activity is good for you. The more you do the better (although currently you may be alittle restricted due to COVID19) however many of these activites can be undertaken at home. Adults should (where possible):aim to be physically active every day. Any activity i...

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Join the Body Coach online

The Body Coach TV is the home of Joe Wicks' workouts. He has hundreds of free workouts for all fitness levels. These fun workouts can be done at home with no equipment.  Why not have a look - these are FREE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

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Craft Yourself Silly

The Sewing Directory website contains lots of interesting and useful options for being creative - many of the are FREE - including: Bag MakingPatchwork QuiltingUpcycling PorjectsDress MakingXmas Projects (its never too early to start)many more For further details visit: https://www.thesewingdirectory.co.uk/free-projects/ 

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Supporting good mental health

Young Minds - an organisation that is leading the fight for a future where all young minds are supported and empowered, whatever the challenges. Their mission is to "make sure that all young people get the best possible mental health support and have the resilience to overcome life's difficulties." For further information and/or support, visit: www...

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New Resources

In the coming days and weeks, the BBO GCtW team will be uploading a range of resources which we hope will be useful to all participants. These resources may be mainly in the form of website links  -  we hope to also provide some videos on our You Tube channel in the near future - and will cover a broad range of subject areas including men...

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