We run a number of peer support sessions on line and in person at our Wellbeing Centre in Sharrow. The sessions provide a safe and welcoming space for people to meet, to socialise and to get support from their peers and the staff and volunteers that facilitate the meetings.
For anyone not familiar with Peer Support, its essentially when people come together and draw on their personal experiences to help and support each other. There are different types of peer support, but they all aim to:
In peer support everyone's views and experiences are equally valued, rather than anyone being seen as more of an expert than others. How much support you give and receive can vary depending on what feels right for you at different times and our staff are always on hand to help and advise.
For details of the different groups we run click on the links below
A monthly group for young people, facilitated by a Sheffield Mind staff member. We meet on a Sunday afternoon, 5.00 - 8.00. The group offers arts-based activities, as well as a welcoming space to come and chat.
Springboard recovery cafes are an informal, peer support initiative that we deliver in partnership with Manor and Castle Development Trust, Soar, Act and the Firvale Community Hub
ManKind is a safe and supportive group for men who are looking to socialise and make new friends. Participants can discuss issues or concerns and get suport and advice from each other.
Currently Suspended due to Lockdown restrictions.