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Welcome to Changes Health & Wellbeing, 12 Steps to mental health charity. This website is for those who wish to learn more about Changes user-led organisation and unique recovery service for those in mental distress.

The aim of Changes service is to provide an opportunity for those suffering from mental distress to move from isolation, withdrawal and dependency to becoming active and contributing members of their immediate and wider community.

Questions and Answers
Who uses Changes service? People experiencing various levels of mental distress, including: worry, feeling low, confusion, anxiety, panic, depression, mood swings, strange ideas or senses playing tricks.

How does Changes fit in with existing services? Very nicely!  Our programme is designed to complement any help you are receiving from other statutory or voluntary services.

Can Changes help me? Yes! Our service can help with any form of mental distress.  Provided you can attend and get involved you'll make progress.

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NEWS ARTICLES...

Stoke-on-Trent + Newcastle & Staffordshire Moorlands

OCNWMR Volunteer Coordinator Training Perogramme FREE & Accredited! view Presentation Events in April 2014 & more info here.

Burntwood
Advance
New 4 week courses
begin 3rd April, 8th 9th & 12th May 2014.

New 8 week course begins 25th April 2014.

Uttoxeter
Uttoxeter Post & Times newspaper... 'Changes quarter century landmark'

Burton
Thursday 13th March 2014 article in the Burton Mail newspaper... Sarah's journey from patient to mentor with Changes mental health charity.

Burton Mail newspaper... Mental health charity Changes, helps those with issues, overcome p-roblems during festive period.

Burton Mail newspaper... 'I tried other forms of help but nothing worked as well as my time at Changes'

Stoke-on-Trent
Advance New 8 week course to start 25th April 2014.

Healthy Minds Stoke-on-Trent launch April 2013... Evening Sentinel Article

 

Mental Distress

Statistics show that as many as 1 in 4 people will suffer from some form of mental distress at some point in their lives. Many more will be indirectly affected as their friends and loved ones suffer...

Getting Help

Changes provides a unique recovery based service, offering guidance, encouragement and support to those in mental distress...


 

12 Steps

Changes 12 steps provides an innovative and structured approach to recovery from mental distress...



 

Get Involved

Changes has a Training Officer and Volunteer Liaison Officer, who provide full support and training to those wishing to carry out volunteer work for the organisation...

 

Services from Changes...

Moving Forward Courses  8 Sessions x 3 hours each.
Invaluable steps taking you forward into suitable work...
college, training, voluntary work, full/part time employment plus even self-employment or social enterprise.

Changes Young People is a branch of Changes service specifically for 11 to 25 year olds.

Changes provides a unique recovery service for those in mental distress, based on weekly mutual-help groups and users following Changes 12 steps recovery programme.

Changes Wellbeing   6 Courses x 2.5 hours each.
Informal friendly courses for those wishing to improve their mental fitness.

Changes Recovery   7 Workshops x 2.5 hours each.
Informal recovery worshops using Changes 12 Steps to Recovery from Mental Distress.

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Conference, Training, Meeting Room Hire
in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.


Available half day & full day hire.
Well equiped video, OHP, digital presentation facilities.
Various size rooms.
Tea, coffee available.

To check availability & book your next
Conference, Training, Meeting Room,
please call Tory on 01782 41 33 55
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Office, Training & Meeting Room Hire
in the picturesque Beacon Park of Lichfield, Staffordshire.


Various sized office / training / meeting rooms.
Available on an hourly rate, half day, full day & longer term hire.
Tea, coffee available.

To check availability & book your next
Training & Meeting Room or Office,
please call Ann on 01543 309 770
lichfield@changes.org.uk
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Please Note: Good Friday & Easter Bank Holiday Monday meetings & workshops will not be running in Stoke, Newcastle & Staffordshire Moorlands.
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NEW Volunteer Coordinator Courses starting soon in Lichfield, Burntwood & Tamworth.
Click here for more information...


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Mental Health Services in Prisons

Working within local prisons to help inmates take steps towards improving their wellness and getting their life back on track.
View Making Changes Prison Service Video showcased on the European Social Fund programme in England website:  www.esf-works.com

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Changes Social Events
The National Lottery Wards 2005

Winners of The National Lottery Legends Award (West Midlands) 2005

Changes 12 Steps to Mental Health
Volunteer Q&As
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Changes confirms it's commitment to Equal Opportunities in all areas of it's work, ensuring all individuals - paid staff, volunteers & service users - are treated in a fair & equal manner.

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Conference & Training
Room Hire
in Stoke
&
Lichfield Staffordshire

 
Mental Health Centre

Many thanks to the Changes team and volunteers who worked hard before & on the day of the launch, also a big thank you to our funders, Tristram Hunt MP, and to the many guests who helped celebrate & make our official Changes Wellbeing Centre launch day a great success.

Changes - Promoting the Recovery of those in Mental Distress | Staffordshire Support Group Meetings
Head Office:
Wellbeing Centre, Victoria Court, Booth Street, Stoke, Staffs  Tel: 01782 411 433  Email: stoke@changes.org.uk

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