Coronavirus update

The wellbeing of our learners continues to be of utmost importance to us, that’s why we’re offering a variety of new online resources and live sessions during the Covid pandemic.

Welcome to our virtual Wellbeing College

Our virtual college resources are available for anyone wanting to look after their mental health and wellbeing during this challenging time, as well as for our existing learners from Bristol and clients from North Somerset Wellbeing Services.

You’ll find a range of online resources from maintaining wellbeing and creative writing to mindful breathing. We’ll be updating our resources regularly, so please make sure you visit often and follow our Facebook and YouTube channels.

If you are already enrolled as one of our Bristol Wellbeing College learners, you can also access our new live zoom sessions and join our Facebook community where you can connect with like-minded people. To become an enrolled learner  you must be receiving support from Bristol Mental Health services, or be a carer of someone who receives support. Contact us to find out if you are eligible.

We hope you all keep safe and well during this difficult time.  If you have any questions please get in touch:

bristol.wellbeing.college@second-step.co.uk or 0117 914 5498 

NSWellbeing@second-step.co.uk or 0333 023 3504

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Enrol for a session

If you are a Bristol Wellbeing College enrolled learner you can sign up for one of our interactive live Zoom sessions for tips and tools on how to maintain wellbeing, mood and creative spark during the pandemic

Sessions calendar

Course name: Coping With Anxiety

What is the session about?

This session examines the effects that a mental health diagnosis may have on our identity and sense of who we are. We explore tools to help us live a more fulfilling life with a mental health diagnosis through self-empowerment and knowledge.


Who is it for?

People who have been diagnosed with a mental health condition and might be feeling confused about where to go next on their personal journey, or those who have already been living with a diagnosis and are interested in exploring and sharing their experiences and new ways to move forward in their lives with a diagnosis.


How is it taught?

Group discussion practice of using some of the tools and techniques suggested for self-empowerment and acceptance.


What will be learnt?

A clearer understanding of identity and what it means to you, and a sense of self-empowerment to move forward.


Location: Zoom Live Session
Time: 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Date: 31 July 2020
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About the college

Second Step set up the Bristol Wellbeing College in 2014. It aims to give people who receive support from Bristol Mental Health services the recovery principles and practices to help them move forward in their lives. You can enrol to become a learner by emailing our team on bristol.wellbeing.college@second-step.co.uk or calling 0117 914 5498.

To be eligible, you must be receiving support from Bristol Mental Health services, or be a carer of someone who receives support.

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