Online Support Groups

Virtual Daytime Support Group 

Every first Wednesday of month. 10.30am-12noon
To book, contact Clare on 07849 090436 or [email protected]

Partners Support Group 

Every second Wednesday of month. 6.30-8pm
To book, contact Clare on 07849 090436 or [email protected]

Twickenham Support Group 

Every second Monday of month. 6.30-8:15pm
To book, contact Kathleen on 07801 200450 or [email protected]

East Sheen Support Group

Check with us for details of dates and times. To book, contact us at [email protected]


Online Educational Workshops

Virtual ‘Learning Elevenses’: Overview of Richmond AID Services

Every last week of month. Dates vary.
Next date: 29th October, 11am-12pm. To book, register here.

Coping with Caring

Our Coping with Caring workshops are back – these are a series of 5 virtual sessions covering topics from our carers handbook.

Please see below for details:

Session 1 – Navigating the mental health maze

20th October, 10am-12pm
This session breaks down the structure of mental health services, the function of different professionals/teams, how to access mental health support and guidance on who to call during a crisis.

Session 2 – Improving communication skills

27th October, 10am-12pm
This session covers listening skills, how to express a negative emotion or concern, managing the aftermath of an argument and tips for communicating with professionals.

Session 3 – Managing challenging behaviour

3rd November, 10am-12pm
This session explores managing difficult behaviour symptoms of mental ill health focusing on the most common: withdrawal/disengagement, self-harm/suicidal thoughts and aggression/anger.

Session 4 – The Recovery Approach

10th November, 10am-12pm
This session will unpick what recovery means, having hope that it is possible and looking at how loved ones can support someone’s recovery. We are very lucky to have Dan as a co-facilitator – he is a current staff member and will be sharing the story of his recovery journey.

Session 5 – Your wellbeing

17th November, 10am-12pm
The last session will focus on you! We will look at the 5 ways to wellbeing and share information on what support is available to you.

To book on any of the sessions, register here.