Our services Reachout "Reachout gives me a lot of confidence & signposts organisations I never knew existed. It is enlightening, encouraging & the group is my light at the end of a tunnel." Reachout client, 2020. Reachout Groups. Reachout is a free service for adults living in Kent, who are looking for some support for their mental and emotional wellbeing. Our trained and supportive staff deliver weekly online, telephone & 'walk & talk' support groups to offer you a space to receive some caring and non-judgemental support. By joining, you can find out what has helped others and have a safe space to talk about things you might not usually share with friends or family. Our groups are built on shared personal experience and empathy, focusing on your strengths with the goal of achieving wellbeing and recovery. During the groups, are staff are able to: Advise clients of the current Covid19 updates. Signpost to 24/7 mental health helplines. Discuss specific needs such as food, cleaning, money, work, medication, health, commitments, connectivity, new daily routines, exercise, nature, entertainment and relaxation, and anything else that they wish to discuss. Ensure clients are connected to their GP surgery and signposted to appropriate agencies. Read about *Sylvia's experience with Reachout When do the groups run? We are currently running a revised timetable which will likely change over the coming months, depending on restriction changes. FREE REACHOUT ADULTS GROUP MEETINGS FOR JULY 2021 Please email or text Jill if you cannot make the meeting, or if new member and you would like to join us – Tel: 07989 219185 or E: [email protected] (Tues, Weds, Thurs). All groups are covid safe with social distancing in place. Please bring your own refreshments. Date Group Time Event Tues 6th Edenbridge & Tun. Wells/Southborough 11 – 12pm 2 – 3pm Joint Groups Zoom or Telephone Conf. Call. Weds 7th Paddock Wood 11 – 12pm Group Zoom Tues 13th Edenbridge 11 – 12.30pm Walk n Talk & Landart/craft at Blossoms Park, Mill Hill, Edenbridge, TN8 5DG. Free parking Tues 13th Tun. Wells & Southborough 2.30 - 4.00pm Walk n Talk & Landart/craft at Southborough Common, meet outside St Peters Church, TN4 0RX. Free parking. Weds 14th Paddock Wood 11 - 12.30pm Walk N Talk at Foal Hurst Wood & Nature Reserve, PW, TN12 6LR. Free parking. Tues 20th Edenbridge & Tun. Wells/Southborough 11 – 12pm 2 – 3pm Joint Zoom Mtg Or Telephone Conf. Call Weds 21st Paddock Wood 11 - 12.30pm Meeting At Wallis Room, St Andrews Church. Maidstone Rd, Paddock Wood. Tues 27th Edenbridge 11 - 12.30pm Walk /Landart & crafts @ EB Recreation Ground, Coomb Rd entrance TN8. Free parking. Tues 27th Tun. Wells & Southborough 2.30 - 4.00pm Walk n Talk and Landart/crafts in Grosvenor Park, meet by the Lake. TN1 2EF. Parking nearby. Weds 28th Paddock Wood 11 – 12pm Zoom Mtg. We can also give the opportunity to provide us with 'Mental Health & Carers Service User Voice' experiences on local mental health services, undertaken by pre-arranged 1-1 telephone calls or Zoom with Jill. Reachout Referral Form Download our Reachout Referral form Any questions? Get in touch! Name Phone Email Jill, (Reachout Project Manager) 07989 219185 [email protected] Please select a donation amount (required) £5 £10 £20 Other Set up a regular payment Donate Our Funders - EK 360 Our Reachout projects are supported by EK 360, (previously known as Engaging Kent) who were commissioned in 2018 to facilitate a co-production process to develop a new model to ensure the voice of mental health service users is heard in the right way, by the right people to generate change within Kent. To find out more about this process, you can download their 'Co-production for the mental health community in Kent' document.