Orchid Community is based in the South Hams within the Southwest of England.

We offer a network of skilled trainers, who create an environment of safety and compassionate care, whilst delivering professional and challenging training.

Our training seeks to nurture the skills inherent in people to work collaboratively to combat the issues of the day, that is affecting people’s lives. Whether it is at a personal, organisational or at a  societal level.

Orchid Community and Associates believe Mental ill health, suicide prevention and wellbeing is everyone’s business. At Orchid Community and Associates we believe that through training. We can together, all enable our communities to reduce the stigma of mental ill-health and suicide. Thus, move to towards wellbeing and living well. We want to make Devon, Torbay and the Southwest of England a taboo and a stigma-free zone around the issues of Mental health and Suicide

All Our Suicide Prevent work has moved to our other organisation Action To Prevent Suicide CIC Please click on the link www.actiontopreventsuicide.org

COMPASSIONS CIRCLES TRAINING

Compassion Circles are a Highly Structured Technique to Create a Richer, Shared Human Community Experience

Compassion Circles are designed to shift teams, organizations, and communities.

Mental Health First Aid England

Orchid Community and Associates are linking with Astra Training and Consultancy in offering

Mental Health First Aid. Mental Health First Aid is an educational course which teaches people how to identify, understand and help a person who may be developing a mental health issue. In the same way as we learn physical first aid, Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to recognise those crucial warning signs of mental ill health.

Cultural Awareness and Capability

Orchid Community and Associates believe in the diversity of thoughts and actions that make up the rainbow of the human family. We believe that you cannot be culturally competent rather you can be Cultural capability and humble. We have designed training around the spirit of Ubuntu*.