Self-Help and Support Groups

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Please note that the groups listed on this page are not managed by the Health & Wellbeing Service. Responsibility for the accuracy of information detailed here lies with each group.

If you are interested in setting up a mental health self-help group, you may be eligible for a Self-Help Group Grant 

For Memory Café listings click here

For Carers Support Group listings click here 

All Saints Church Community Centre Self-Help Groups
Rendezvous Club – Thursdays 3.00 – 5.00 pm, Saturdays 6.00 – 8.00 pm
Go Forward Social Club – Fridays 2.00 – 4.00 pm
All Saints Church Community Centre, Church View Road, Camborne. Call Treve or Gill on 01209 610937

Breakaway Support for people wanting to come off or reduce Benzodiazepines. Contact on 07788 572908.

Bude Knit and Natter Group Fridays, 1.30 – 4.30 pm, Bude Tourist Information  Centre. Contact Anne on 01288 350067

Bude Mental Health Carers Group 3rd Wednesday of every month, 2.00 – 4.00 pm, Bude Tourist Info Centre. Contact Kirsty on 07720 680619

Camel Club (social support group) Fridays, 9.30 am – 1.00 pm. Trelil Court, Bodmin. Contact on 07788 572908.

Carrick Mind
In Truro
Community Cafe Group – Tuesdays, 1st, 3rd and 4th week of the month, 10.00 am – 12.00 pm, the Cathedral cafe, open to all
In Falmouth
Community Cafe Group –  Thursdays, 1st and 3rd week of the month, 10.30 am – 12.30 pm, the Palacio Lounge cafe, The Moor, Falmouth, open to all
Creative Minds – Thursdays, 2nd week of the month, 10.30 am -12.30 pm, Falmouth Art Gallery, The Moor (referral needed; £3.00 contribution)
Active Minds – Thursdays, 4th week of the month, 10.30 am – 12.30 pm, Princess Pavilions (referral needed)
Yoga Group – Wednesdays, 11.30 am (referral needed)
Allotment Project – Tuesdays, 10am – 1.00 pm (referral needed)
University group – Tuesdays, 1st and 3rd week of the month, 6-8pm, open to all students at Falmouth, Penryn and Exeter Universities. 

Contact us for information on 01326 617220, or via  http://www.carrickmind.org.uk/ Where referrals are needed, these need to be from a GP, CPN, health professional or support worker – the necessary forms are available to download from the website. 

Come and Meet Each Other (CAMEO) Every other Tuesday afternoon, Bude British Legion. Email: [email protected]

 

Cornwall Amputee Group (Drop in support group)
St Mary’s Parish Rooms, Bude. Every 3rd Tuesday each month. 10 am – 12 noon
Contact Enable in Cornwall on 01726 890711 for more info

Craft Coffee and Chat Group Wednesdays, 10.00 am – 12.30 pm, Methodist Chapel, St Dennis. Call Margaret on 01726 890512.

Falmouth Mindful Art Mondays, Dracaena Centre. For more information contact [email protected]

Falmouth/Penryn Bipolar Support Falmouth Recovery Centre, 1st Wednesday of the month, 3.30 – 5.00 pm. Contact via [email protected]

Fibromyalgia/ME/CFS Support Group Alternate Mondays 2.00 – 4.30 pm, Betty Fisher Centre, Southern Way, Wadebridge. Contact on 01208 815676

Freedom OCD Group The Pearl Centre, Cathedral Lane, Truro. Meets every last Thursday of the month, 10.30am – 1.00 pm. Contact Penny on 07831 295007 or email [email protected]

The Friday Group Every Friday, 10.00 am – 12.30 pm, Penwithick Community Hall

Hearing Voices Network
West Cornwall: The Healing Star, 35 Causeway Head, Penzance. Every  other Tuesday 1.30 – 3.30 pm. Contact Lesley on 07570 510359
East & North Cornwall: Group meets in Bodmin. Wednesdays 2.00 – 3.30 pm. Contact for details on 07807813996

Helston We Can Yoga Fridays, 10.00 am – 12.00 pm, St Michael’s Church. Contact Pam on 01736 364454

Bipolar UK
Penzance Bipolar UK Support Group meet on the 3rd Wednesday of every month 2.00pm – 4.00pm at The Healing Star, Causewayhead, Penzance  TR18 2SP. Please contact 0333 323 3880 or [email protected] for details or visit Bipolar UK website www.bipolaruk.org.uk
Liskeard Bipolar UK Support Group meet on the 4th Tuesday of the month 1.00 – 3.00 pm at Stuart House, Barras Street, Liskeard. Please contact 0333 323 3880 or [email protected] for details or visit Bipolar UK website www.bipolaruk.org.uk

The Old Coach House Gardening Group Meets 4th Tuesday every month, 1.00 – 3.00 pm, Stuart House, Barras Street, Liskeard

Olive Branch Community Café Mondays 10.00 am – 2.00 pm, St Gluias Parish Hall, West Street, Penryn. Call Jane on 07903 073440 or Liz 07407 699180 or email: [email protected]

Penta Health and Wellbeing (formerly West Cornwall Mind)


Camborne – Mondays 1.30 – 3.30 pm, All Saint’s Church Community Centre, Church View Road, Camborne, TR14 8RQ
Carbis Bay – Wednesdays 1.30-3.30pm, St Anta and All Saints, Carbis Bay
Helston – Tuesdays 10.00 am – 12.00 noon, St Mary’s RC Church Hall, Clodgey Lane (near Tesco roundabout), TR13 8PJ.

Newquay – Mondays 1.30 – 3.30 pm, St Michael’s Church, St Michaels Road, TR7 1RA
Perranporth – Wednesdays, Perranporth Memorial Hall, Wheal Leisure, TR6 0EY
Penzance – Wednesdays 10.00 am – 12.00 pm, The Coach House, (Behind Penlee House), Morrab Road Penzance, TR18 4HE
St Agnes – Tuesdays 1.30-3.3.30pm, St Agnes Church Hall, Vicarage Road, St Agnes, TR5 0TL

All individuals need to complete a referral form and receive a one to one induction prior to attending a group. Telephone: 01209 697575 or visit our website www.penta.org.uk for a referral form and further information.

Perranporth Art and Wellbeing Every Wednesday 1.30pm – 4.00 pm at Perranporth Memorial Hall – WI annexe. Contact Karen on 07867 648409 or email [email protected]

Perranporth Coffee Corner Meets every Wednesday from 10.30 am – 1.00 pm upstairs in the Conservative Club, St Piran’s Road, Perranporth. Contact Betty for details on 01872 572546

Pink Umbrella Group Every 3rd Friday of the month, 1.00 – 3.00 pm. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transexual mental health support group, 2 Princes St, Truro. Contact on 07886 969248

Restormel Mind
Innate Health & Wellbeing
Art for Wellbeing
Knit & Natter Plus
Yoga for Wellbeing
Yoga for Wellbeing Beginners
All meet at The Wellbeing Centre, 2a Hamley Court, Dennison Road, Bodmin
Fitness to Wellbeing at the Dragon Leisure Centre, Bodmin
For more information on all these groups, call Restormel Mind on 01208 892855

Rethink
Wadebridge – Cornwall College courses, Friday morning group Bodmin, Wadebridge, Liskeard & St Austell – Café chat groups
Liskeard – OCD group
Bude – Womens’ Group, Carers’ Group
Wadebridge & Camel Trail – Nature/Photography Group
Bodmin – Fishing Group WRAP (Wellness Recovery & Action Plan) Groups – various locations
Contact Rethink for more information on 01208 815676

Roswyth Men’s Group Fridays, 11.30 am – 1.30 pm, Roswyth Mental Health Resource Centre. Contact on 01637 873122

SOBS – Suicide Bereavement Support Group Last Wednesday of the month 7.00 – 9.00 pm in Carrick. Contact on 07952 410637

Soil to Soup Wellbeing Garden Wednesdays, 10.00 am -12.00 pm (Winter), Bodmin. Contact Mary on 07407 785520 or the office on 01208 892855.

St Agnes Self Help Group (Social Support Group) Mondays, 10.30 am- 12.00 pm, St Agnes Methodist Church, Coffee Lounge, British Road, St Agnes.  Call 07969 175316.

Take-a-Craft Break – Nanpean Mondays, 1.00 – 4.00 pm, Brannel Rooms, St Stephen. Contact Marie on 01637 872145 or email [email protected]

Take-a-Craft Break – St Stephen Tuesdays, 1.00 – 4.00 pm, Brannel Rooms, St Stephen. Contact Marie on 01637 872145 or email [email protected]

Truro Community Peer Support Group – Sunshine and Showers
Sunshine and Showers run a Ten Pin Bowling group every other Thursday from 1.30 – 3.30 pm for members of the local community living with mental or physical long term health issues. Carers are also welcome and Truro Ten Pin Bowling alley has plenty of parking and is Wheelchair friendly. Come and join us for a fun, positive afternoon out! You don’t have to play just come for a cuppa! Contact the team for more information on 07507 259479 or via [email protected]
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