Our Courses and Workshops

All courses are run by staff from the partnership organisations and are developed and delivered by professionals, many of whom will have lived experience of mental or physical illness, and/or experience of supporting someone with a mental or physical illness

Some courses may have been co-produced with experts by experience and some courses may have experts by experience co-facilitating the training.

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Cardmaking - Online

  • Type Creativity
  • Start 12 Jan 2022 13:30
  • End 14 Dec 2022 15:00


Course Overview: From week 1 you will learn basic skills in card making techniques in order for you to produce some stunning cards by week 11. 

Course Duration: 11 weekly sessions on Wednesday afternoons lasting 1.5 hours. Multiple start dates throughout the year.

Course Benefits: Creative activity has been shown to increase self-esteem, provide a sense of purpose and give structure to a day. It can enhance social skills, help people engage in social relationships builds concentration and confidence which improves quality of life and adds a little bit of fun.

Course Equipment needed: Card in  assorted colours, Scissors, Wet glue, Double sided tape, Foam tabs

Course Eligibility:  New Opportunities Worcestershire courses/activities are to help Worcestershire adults (18+) in their recovery from severe mental ill health, through engagement in meaningful roles and activities. NOW is open to Worcestershire adults receiving services from the Neighbourhood Mental Health Teams who are not yet ready to access mainstream activities due to isolation, and low self-esteem. Helping them to gain confidence, reduce isolation and increase concentration to enable them to move into mainstream activities, or progress into other parts of the pathway. Other criteria may apply.


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