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January 22, 2021

Welcome to Keeping Connected newsletter and our weekly update. Here you can find out what is on offer from the Recovery & Wellbeing College and other community organisations as well as useful information.

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Watch out for Covid-19 scams!

Please click below to find out more to protect yourself. Please check before responding to any text or emails claiming to be from the Government in relation to Covid-19.

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Coping with the emotional effects of flooding

Over the last week we have experienced a high level of waterfall in our area. This can cause concern as the rivers start to fill up. As more rain falls a number of areas are in danger of flooding or have already flooded. We understand that coping with the effects can take an emotional toll. Please see click on the link below which has some practical suggestions and contact organisations to help you cope.

Coping with the emotional effects of flooding Calderdale

 

Courses available….

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Be quick and book onto our free and popular 8 week Mindfulness course:

Mindfulness is a life skill we can all learn. It involves the ability to become aware of what is happening in the present moment, rather than
being on automatic pilot, without worrying or judging. Being mindful provides us with the opportunity to respond to difficult events and situations in new ways. This 8 week online course using MS Teams, looks at the origins of mindfulness, core practices and its potential to be used to combat stress. Together, we will explore the various tools and techniques used, to gain a better understanding of mindfulness and
its purpose.

The start date has been moved back to Tuesday 2 February 11am-12pm

https://www.calderdalekirkleesrc.nhs.uk/courses/online/mindfulness/

 

Anxiety workshop. This course has been written by Recovery & Wellbeing College volunteers and IAPT staff so offers an insight into anxiety from the perspective of those who experience anxiety and professionals who help people live with it.

The workshop will discuss some of the symptoms, explore the reasons why we feel anxious and ways to combat the feelings. You’ll leave the course with more understanding about anxiety and tools to support your own wellbeing and help manage your anxiety.

You’ll receive a printed workbook with activities and information to read and work through in your own time, supported by the MS Teams meeting.

Date: Thursday 18 February 1030am-12pm

IAPT Anxiety Course

 

Being Different Together is a unique online drama course.  Over 6 weeks, the sessions will focus on building your self-confidence, help you find your voice and build social connections in a safe and supportive environment. Wellness, fun and laughter will be at the core of this brand-new course.

Starts: Monday 22 February at 11am—12.30pm for 6 weeks

Being Different Together

 

Drawing For Wellbeing is suited to both beginners and those with more experience this blended learning course centres around the theme of Reflections. The course will be delivered in a relaxed, creative environment. As a learner you will have to option to work both individually using the printed workbook and supplied art materials as well as interacting with a group via weekly MS Teams meetings.

Starts: Mon 22 February at 1pm-2.30pm for 6 weeks

Drawing for Wellbeing 1

 

To book a place or to find out more please contact us or visit: www.calderdalekirkleesrc.nhs.uk/courses/

 

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Take care, stay safe and reach out

 

The Recovery & Wellbeing College Team

 

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