Home Start UK

Breathe Programme 2018

Our next South Derbyshire Breathe Programme is due to start February 2018. To reserve your place or for more information, please contact Katie Orchard on the details at the bottom of this page.

The programme aims to:

  • Empower parents
  • Equip parents with information, advice and techniques to manage their mental health on a daily basis
  • Allow parents experiencing poor mental health to come together in a non-judgemental, confidential and supportive environment
  • Promote personal development opportunities
  • Raise self-esteem and improve mental wellbeing, improving relationships within the home

Parents will:

  • Learn ways to manage mental health issues such as anxiety/depression/perinatal and postnatal depression
  • Try new interests and activities
  • Learn about factors affecting mental health including diet and lifestyle
  • Join an online confidential community for support
  • Receive a certificate of completion and have the opportunity to become a mental health buddy
  • Partners will have the opportunity to attend an activity and learn more about how to support a family member with low mental health as well as the impact of poor mental health on children
  • Remote support is available for parents who are unable to access the programme or need additional support

Activites on the programme may include (will vary each programme):

  • Relaxation techniques
  • Therapeutic art and crafts
  • Walks
  • Cooking
  • A family fund day will be held at the end of the programme

For more information please contact:

Katie Orchard, Mental Health Co-ordinator on 07939 149037 or email: KOrchard@homestarterewash.co.uk

Breathe Programme Leaflet

Breathe Referral Form

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