Workshops

Check out these one-off workshops!!

Moving on Tyne and Wear

Moving On Tyne and Wear (MOTW) is a programme which supports people who are out of work due to any type of health issues - physical or mental. Through 1:1 support, tailored to each individual, MOTW help people stabilise personal circumstances, develop confidence, access training and gain employment related skills.

Take part in MOTW’s workshop to find out how to develop the confidence to move forward and explore the idea of entering the working world.

Anxiety Awareness

Axiety is that feeling of worry and fear, often around upcoming events or things that might happen in the future.

This workshop will look at what anxiety is and how it can affect us in our day to day lives, as well as looking at the strategies and techniques that can help us manage feelings of anxiety.

Depression Awareness

Depression can affect anyone at any time in our lives. In this workshop we will look at what depression is, how it can affect us, as well as strategies and techniques to manage living with depression.

Medication Awareness

This informal session aims to look into medication used to treat a number of different mental health conditions.

Medications discussed will include antidepressants, antipsychotics and mood stabilisers exploring some of the following topics; Side effects, what’s available?

Reviewing medication, new vs old - what’s the difference? Switching medication (titration), how long medication takes to work, how dangerous is it to stop without medical advice?

What is Peer Support

What is a peer supporter? How can a Peer Supporter inspire hope? How does the role of a Peer Supporter differ from other Mental Health workers? What does a day in the life of a Peer Supporter look like?

If you want to know more about Peer Support then come along to this informal workshop led by two experienced Peer Supporters. They will pre- sent a short PowerPoint presentation then give you the opportunity to answer any questions you have about the role.

How to Sleep Well

This is a one hour talk on how to sleep well, providing practical tips from the latest research on sleep. It is suitable for anyone who is inter- ested in learning more about sleep, or for anyone who struggles with getting off to sleep, staying asleep or with waking early.

This is part of a new programme of joint talks open to all recovery college users, staff and CNTW staff alike. It is an introductory talk on sleep, not an interactive workshop, so you can just turn up and listen without any need to partic- ipate. But the facilitator will stay around from 4.30 -5pm for anyone who wants to ask any questions.

An Easy Guide to CBT, EMDR, & SCM

This is a one hour talk giving a brief introduction to 3 different types of therapy – cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), eye move- ment desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) and structured clinical management (SCM).

All are commonly offered to clients for a range of problems, but most of us don’t understand them all fully.

This is a part of a new programme of joint talks open to all re- covery college students, staff and CNTW staff alike. It is an intro- ductory talk on these therapies, not an interactive workshop, so you can just turn up and listen without any need to participate. But the facilitator/s will stay around from 4.30 -5pm for anyone who wants to ask any questions.