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Reading - Your Way

127 Oxford Road
0118 958 0722
Text: readingyourway and your message to 82727
[email protected]

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

  • Bespoke one-to-one support to help individuals achieve their recovery goals.
  • Person-centred planning, using Recovery Star, WRAP Plan or other tailored tools.
  • Support to improve physical and mental wellbeing, access work, leisure, education and training opportunities.
  • Links with organisations, networks and peers across the local community.
  • An open-minded approach, and a service built on the principles of user leadership and excellent customer service.
  • Tailored support via personal budgets, direct payments, spot purchase and self-funders.
  • Peer support and peer support training.
  • Tailored volunteer opportunities.
  • A flexible programme of service user led groups and activities in the community.

Referrals accepted from: Self-referral, social workers, community mental health team, community psychiatric nurse, support worker, friends and family.



Eight Bells

Monday to Thursday 9.30am – 3.30pm each week

Eight Bells for Mental Health is a charitable organisation which supports people affected by mental health issues in Newbury, Berkshire and the surrounding areas.

We are a member led organisation open to anyone who has experienced a mental health issues. We provide a safe friendly welcoming place for people to drop in, relax and be among supportive peers. We offer a range of activities, courses and trips including music, healthy living and art. We also have a catering team who provide a freshly cooked meal every day.

Weekly Activities

Lunch: Daily Monday and Thursday 12.30 – 1pm
Monday: Art Group 1.30 – 3.30pm
Every other Thursday: Music Group 1.30 – 2.30pm
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