Here is the new timetable for Open Space at Ipswich County Library for 24 January - 16 May 2018! Lots of exciting things coming up and some great discussions.
If you have any questions please do get in touch, or just come along to a session on Wednesdays at Ipswich County Library– all are welcome!
Running order: lunch/tea/coffee → informal discussion topic or activity → tea/coffee. You can come and just listen if you prefer and drop in and out as you please.
When possible, a member of staff will remain at the library during trips for those who don’t wish to go
|24.01.18||Wintry walk to Ipswich Marina|
|31.01.18||Discussion: Experiencing a post-Christmas/new year 'dip': how we can help ourselves through this period|
|07.02.18||Activity: Pub/cafe lunch (venue to be decided the week before)|
|14.02.18||Discussion: Who do we value in our lives and how do we show that?|
|21.02.18||Activity: 'Get to know the group' activities and a quiz|
|28.02.18||Discussion: Personal boundaries & looking at ideas for Open Space moving forward|
|07.03.18||Discussion: What helps to cope when hearing distressing voices?|
|14.03.18||Activity: Boccia: a chair based game suitable for all!|
|21.03.18||Discussion: What is it like living with delusions?|
|28.03.18||Discussion/activity: Arts and crafts: making Easter decorations and cards/talking about how being creative can help us|
|04.04.18||Activity: Pub/cafe lunch (venue to be decided the week before)|
|18.04.18||Discussion: Why do some people use alcohol or drugs to deal with mental ill-health? How can this affect us and what help is available?|
|25.04.18||Discussion: How can mood swings affect us and how can we deal with our mood changes better?|
|02.05.18||Activity: Arts and crafts session with Crafty Suffolk|
|09.05.18||Discussion: How can we deal with feelings of frustration and anger effectively?|
|16.05.18||Activity: walk to Christchurch park and visit the mansion|