Roots aims to have all these groups / services running by September 2018, funding dependent.
Mum4mum support group
An established group run by Mums who have experienced stress, depression or anxiety. The focus is on sharing experiences with fellow parents who are non-
Mental Health / wellbeing courses
Laughter Yoga (powerful in combating stress) and informal Relapse Prevention Training. Other training can be tailored for desired organisation / group.
An innovative project which provides much needed groups for parents / cares to attend with their young babies / children with the added benefit of engaging with older people. These groups will run in local care homes and initially will focus on music and story time.
Baby Massage Course
A course aimed at parents / cares with young babies, massage has many health benefits for the little recipients whilst also being good for parental wellbeing. In addition to training parents over 6 weeks, there is a social element to the group, encouraging friendships and reducing social isolation.
Miscarriage Support Group
Informal support group, run by those who have also experienced loss. Hear others’ stories and help each other to grieve and manage the daily struggles.