The Importance of Relaxation (Mental Health Workshop)
YMCA Black Country Group
Area’s support can be offered
Sandwell Dudley Wolverhampton Central Walsall
where is it?
Any suitable venue
Flexible dates and times, duration 3 hours.
Overview of Support offered
YMCABCG offer a range of mental health workshops to improve a person’s overall health and wellbeing. ‘The Importance of Relaxation’ provides young people with a better understanding of the importance of taking time for themselves. This interactive workshop will teach young people to explore different relaxation techniques and strategies including mindfulness, breathing techniques and ‘taking notice’, and understand how these techniques can be applied to cope with mental health issues. In a relaxed, informal and non-judgemental environment, young people are able to share their experiences if they want to or use the space to reflec and explore new ways to cope with the challenges that living with anxiety brings.
Is this activity linked to;
Increasing confidence Increasing motivation Increasing Optimism Improving employability
Where does this support fit into my journey?
Engagement This is me I’m up for it I’m ready I’m on my way
Minimum No. 5 Maximum No. 10
What equipment should I bring?
A private space/room for delivery.
- Young people will develop effective coping strategies and build emotional resilience to deal with the challenges that life can bring.
- Young people will have improved confidence, self-esteem, optimism and motivation by dealing with some of the mental health challenges they are facing.
- Young people will develop the confidence to talk about mental health issues and seek help in times of crisis.
- Young people will have the confidence and ability to return to, or enter, employment/training/education and develop emotional resilience and coping strategies to sustain employment or engagement in training/education.