Mental Health Day Opportunities

Supporting health, wellbeing and happiness

Providing support through strengths based working

Mental Health Day Opportunities offer a service to adults who would like to improve their mental wellbeing, increase their independence and connect with their community. We help people to identify their strengths and build on these to improve their lives.

We offer a wide range of groups and activities across Leeds. We also have specialist staff who can offer opportunities to volunteer or get back into work.

We are committed to helping people build their self-confidence, raise their aspirations and celebrate their success.

Community is at the heart of our service. We work to challenge stigma and stereotyping, and to break down the barriers faced by people with mental health issues.


What sort of activities can I do?

You can join in a wide range of groups and activities:

  • creative – art, pottery, writing, crafts, woodwork, photography, music, singing, cinema, theatre
  • learning – cooking, history, english, maths, gardening, computers, sewing, salsa
  • therapeutic – personal development, peer support, confidence building, relaxation
  • active – swimming, gym, pool, football, ten pin bowling, chair dance, walking
  • social groups – Yeadon, Headingley, Roundhay, Middleton, Crossgates, Otley, Pudsey, Bramley, Gildersome, women’s groups, meals out, young people’s groups

What else do you offer?

  • an opportunity to get involved through service user involvement
  • peer support
  • carers support groups
  • self-harm support groups
  • well trained and supportive staff
  • travel training
  • opportunities to do volunteering and permitted work
  • signposting to other services

Who can use the service

Just ask your GP or support worker to refer you. The referral form is available by googling 'Leeds City Council Hub referral form' or you can download the mental health hubs referral form (Word 41KB) from the related documents section.


What is your website address?

www.leeds.gov.uk/mentalhealthhubs

Can I ring you to have a chat?

Yes, please give us a ring on 0113 3782822, we will be very happy to answer your questions.

 

 

Mental Health Hubs Referral Formhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/Mental Health Hubs Referral Form.pdf141675pdf

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