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Bright Side: free friendly courses

Come along and take those first steps towards feeling positive through learning new skills. Develop your confidence in a friendly environment.


Bright Side

Bright Side courses are normally 12 hours long, spread over a few weeks. They deliver a rich variety of practical and hands on skills, such as outdoor and creative activities, cooking and relaxation all in a friendly setting.

These free courses are available for anyone experiencing mental health difficulties, or emotional or psychological distress. One in 4 of us go through this at some time in our lives. People can join Bright Side as an individual or through a support group.

Some of the types of courses that are being offered are:

  • herbs for health
  • creative journaling
  • aromatherapy
  • healthy cooking for one

If you want to gain confidence and improve your self-esteem then let us know what else we could offer you.

Run your own group

We're running Bright Side peer support group training for people who are confident enough to run their own group.

If you're interested then discuss this with your local Bright Side representative or with your tutor.

Find out more about Bright Side

If you are interested in the Bright Side programme for yourself, a friend or for a service user, please contact your local Bright Side representative to find out more information and what's on offer:

Please note that some of our Bright Side representatives work part-time and will respond to your contact as soon as possible.