Mental health illness charity offers help in Burnham-On-Sea
national charity Rethink Mental Illness is launching a new course
during July for people with mental health problems in Burnham-On-Sea.
eight-week course offers a wide variety of activities and is designed
to help people build their confidence, improve relationships and
end negative cycles of thinking.
course has already been successfully running in other areas of
Somerset since the beginning of this year.
Willmott from Rethink Mental Illness, who delivers the courses,
added: "Our aim is to empower people to manage their condition
themselves as far as possible. I have enjoyed seeing peoples
positive changes. Mental illness does not have to mean the end
of someones hopes and dreams."
course is free and starts on 12th July. It will take place every
Thursday for three-hour long sessions. To attend people need to
be referred by their GP or mental health practitioner. For more
information, call 07918192889 or 07779259424.
resident, Susan, 52, has been on one of the courses and said:
"I was very nervous but the staff put me at ease. I found
it comforting to talk to other people who were struggling like
me. I soon discovered that I could actually help myself and others.
I now feel more prepared to deal with whatever life throws at