FME aims to reduce loneliness and improve post traumatic growth and healing through nurturing hope, recovery, strength, and connection for people who have experienced bereavement, loss, and emotional distress through, tea, talks, walks, workshops, and events. 

Baby Massage

The baby massage programme follows the IAIM teachings which promote the benefits of nurturing touch between parent and baby, encouraging bonding, attachment, and the flow of oxytocin to create a peaceful and harmonious relationship between the two. 

Parents are guided through a new IAIM stroke each week by Tracy and topics that stimulate conversation between parents will be introduced towards the end of each session Also provided are a bottle of organic massage oil and handouts so that massage can be offered at home.  Fresh Mind Education are delighted to be able to offer 2 free places on every programme for parents who have previously been bereaved through the loss of a child or those in emotional distress to help support healing and positive attachment during these early stages of a baby’s life and of mother and fatherhood.

Connections Link Life Suicide Prevention & Emotional Health Training

This emotional health and suicide prevention education and skills course is aimed at local people who are in a caregiving role or for those who with a responsibility to reduce emotional distress and prevent suicide.  Suitable for anyone but this will be of interest to local workplaces, advice, community, school, church, health, and front-line settings as well as considerate friends and concerned family members.  Through this course Fresh Minds supports the local community to become more resilient and more able to support someone who may be in emotional distress or thinking about suicide.   

You will learn the skills and knowledge needed to identify someone who may be in emotional distress or thinking about suicide, intervene and de-escalate risk through establishing a safety plan.  This course lasts 3.5hrs including a comfort break. 

ANC Loneliness Network

Fresh Minds Education ensure knowledge of the opportunities are cascaded through attending, presenting at, sharing, and hosting when possible, the local loneliness network as Fresh Minds recognises the need to work with others who are also investing in improving outcomes for local people and local families

Lost Voices Platform

Resources for supporting children & young people experiencing bereavement, loss & emotional distress