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Courses for 2024/25 are now LIVE and open for enrolment!

A 30% Early Bird Discount is available from 8:30am on Monday 1st July, till 7:00pm on Monday 30th September. (The discount has been automatically applied to the fees displayed on our website.) Browse and enrol online or call us on freephone 0800 988 0308 to speak to a member of the team today!

Better Mental Health

Better mental health courses are designed to give you the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge that can be used to support good mental health.  

 Whether you would like to improve your mental wellbeing, maintain good mental wellbeing, or learn something new about mental health we have a course to suit you. Courses include a variety of engaging learning activities and resources with the emphasis on being able to use what you learn in everyday life. Your individual wellbeing goals will be included in a personalised learning plan that is tailored to you. Joining a course gives you the opportunity to learn with others in a safe, supportive, and inclusive learning environment 

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Our Better Mental Health courses are designed for anyone experiencing, or recovering from, mental ill-health. Courses include our 10-week Learning for Confidence and Better Mental Health course, available in venues across the county, and our single-session workshops which include:

  • Sleep and Wellbeing
  • Coping with Change
  • 5 Ways to Wellbeing

There is no initial meeting for our Better Mental Health courses, you can enrol directly online using the links below, of using the contact details available here.

If you need more information, or want to discuss our Better Mental Health courses you can: visit our Learning Centres in-person, or contact us on the details below.

  •   0800 988 0308
  •  adult.learning@leics.gov.uk
  • If you do not feel able to get in contact with us yourself, you can ask a friend, family member or  support worker to make first contact on your behalf.
  • Information, advice, and guidance is available during our longer courses to support you to identify your next steps which might include continuing your learning journey with further courses, volunteering, or employment. 

Better Mental Health Courses

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Learning for Confidence and Better Mental Health

Learning for Confidence and Better Mental Health courses are designed for adults experiencing or recovering from mental ill health. Course content is planned with the aim of developing your skills and knowledge to improve your mental health and wellbeing with the emphasis on being able to use what you learn in everyday life. You will be part of a small group of learners in safe, supportive and inclusive groups with learning personalised to suit your needs.

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Mindfulness for Life

This course provides a highly accessible, engaging and practical introduction to mindfulness. You will learn skills to enable you to apply mindfulness to your life, to focus your attention and make skilful, mindful choices.

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Mental Health Workshops

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Introduction to Mindfulness

Mindfulness encourages us to focus our attention, become more aware, to take notice and re-connect. Mindfulness is increasingly recognised as a method for improving our general sense of physical and mental wellbeing and reducing stress and anxiety. This session covers a brief background to mindfulness, explores some of the different ways to practice mindfulness and introduces a few simple techniques for moments of mindfulness in everyday life.

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Sleep and Wellbeing

The close connection between getting a good nights sleep and our physical and mental health are becoming ever clearer through research. On this course you will discover the links between sleep and wellbeing, recognise healthy sleep habits and consider actions that may support improved sleep.

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Coping with Change

Change can not be avoided throughout life and how we react to change can be influenced by many factors. Change may be imposed on us or we may actively choose change, it may be a quick process or over a longer period of time, a big change or a seemingly smaller change. On this course we consider the impact that change can have on wellbeing and learn strategies to cope with change positively.

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Introduction to Self-Care

Self-care is about doing things that benefit our mental health and wellbeing. Developing good self-care strategies can also lead to improved resilience. This course will explore what self-care is, the benefits of self-care to ourselves and those around us and how we can fit self-care in to everyday life.

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Positive Wellbeing Goals

Reflect on the things that support you to improve or maintain your own wellbeing and learn how small step changes and challenges can be included in your everyday life to have a positive impact. Using your own ideas and what you have learnt, by the end of the course, you will have started to develop your own positive wellbeing goals as part of a personal wellbeing action plan.

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5 Ways to Wellbeing

The course will provide an introduction to the 5 Ways to Wellbeing. The 5 Ways to Wellbeing are a set of actions which can enhance health and wellbeing. They are: Connect, Be active, Keep learning, Give and Take Notice. During the session you will explore each of the 5 Ways to Wellbeing and create a personalised plan to incorporate them in everyday life.

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NEW Connecting with Nature

Develop an understanding of how relating to and experiencing nature through simple activities can lead to improved wellbeing. The course will cover content including practical steps to develop your connection with nature and exploring the five pathways to nature connectedness which are: Contact, Beauty, Meaning, Emotion and Compassion.

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Coalville Library

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Enderby Adult Learning Centre

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Hinckley Library

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Loughborough Library

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The Symington Building

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Melton Library

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Roundhill Adult Learning Centre

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Wigston Library

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