We are aware living with a personality disorder can at times be a very difficult and lonely place to be. This group chat will allow you the chance to communicate with others who share the same frustrations and difficulties with life.
Contact Sarah Carter for your invitation to join – sarahrc@nottinghamshiremind.org.uk

Although not recognised clinically, Nottinghamshire Mind meet many people who experience feelings of sadness and loss when our homes aren’t the lively environment they used to be, and the experience of letting go can sometimes be painful. If you’d like to share your experience with other and maybe learn new coping skills while making new friends, then this could be the group for you.
Contact Annalise Porter for your invitation to join – annaliserc@nottinghamshiremind.org.uk

People have many different experiences of hearing voices. Some people don’t mind while other find them irritating or distracting, while others find them frightening and intrusive. It’s common to think that if you hear voices you must have a mental health problem but research shows this isn’t always the case. People are invited to attend the group where they can gain peer support, learn new ideas and develop insight into their own experiences.
Contact Annalise Porter for your invitation to join – annaliserc@nottinghamshiremind.org.uk

We aim to provide a safe and friendly place for transgender people (Transvestites, crossdressers, transexuals, both male-to-female, and female-to-male), and their partners and family members to chat and support each other, sharing up to date information, coping skills and personal experiences.
Contact Christy Worthington for your invitation to join – christyrc@nottinghamshire.org.uk

Everyone has variations in their mood, but in bipolar disorder these changes can be very distressing and have a big impact on your life. You may feel that your high and low moods are extreme, and that swings in your mood are overwhelming. We aim to provide this platform to enable people to share their experiences, thoughts, feelings and coping skills.
Contact Annalise Porter for an invitation to join – annaliserc@nottinghamshiremind.org.uk

Many people feel more comfortable discussing issues with people who have experienced something similar to them and our ‘GroupMe’, peer groups are designed to provide users with a safe and supportive space in which to share their experiences, seek support and information about alternative services and skills and help build confidence through social interaction. The groups are designed to encourage self-help and resilience building is key to the activities and support provided by the attending volunteers. Users can participate in games, quizzes and discussion groups, there may also be guest speakers to help build knowledge of service availability in our local area.
Contact Christy Worthington for an invitation to join – christyrc@nottinghashiremind.org.uk

Want to share your feel-good factor? Then this session is for you, join us to share your positive stories around recovery and wellbeing, bring news of exciting adventures, big or small.
Contact Sarah Carter for an invitation to join – sarahrc@nottinghamshiremind.org.uk

Having a baby is a big life event. It’s natural to experience a range of emotions during pregnancy and after giving birth. But if any difficult feelings start to have a big effect on your day-to-day life, you might be experiencing a perinatal mental health problem. This group will offer the chance to share those thoughts and feelings but also collectively look for positive solutions.
Contact Christy Worthington for an invitation to join – christyrc@nottinghamshiremind.org.uk

Coping with the loss of a loved one is always difficult, especially when it is not expected. It can take time to understand your feelings and adjust after the loss has happened, but there are things you can do help yourself cope.
Contact Sarah Carter for an invitation to join – sarahrc@nottinghamshiremind.org.uk