Nottingham Festival of Mental Health
Celebrating local services and growing mental health awareness
This event is to promote and discuss practical approaches to promoting positive mental health through either lived experience of professional practices.
- From: Wednesday 9 January 2019, 10 am
- To: Wednesday 9 January 2019, 3.30 pm
- Registration: 10 am - 10:30 am
- Location: 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FG
- Booking deadline: Tuesday 8 January 2019, 5.00 pm
The second Nottingham Festival of Mental Health will be taking place in the Newton building at NTU's City Campus on Wednesday 9 January 2019 from 10 am to 3.30 pm.
The theme this year is practical actions for maintaining or promoting mental health.
There will be a series of workshops, talks and discussions throughout the festival, as well as opportunities to network with individuals who share your passion for supporting and equipping young people to succeed in education and maintain good mental health. Talks will be from a variety of industry and education speakers with key note addresses delivered by Jenna Hope (Jenna Hope Nutrition) and Rachel Egan (Mind).
Programme of events
10.30 am - Welcome and introduction: – Well aHead Project Toolkit launch
10.40 am - Lightning talks: Aishling Taylor – managing anxiety in HE Elizabeth Rowland & William Rowland – Founder of Let’s Talk About Loss
11 am - Keynote: Nutrition and Mental Health – Jenna Hope
11.15 am - Welcome session
11.45 am - Workshop: Alison Mealing and Lightning talks: Aishling Taylor – Managing Anxiety in HE, Elizabeth Rowland and William Rowland – Founder of Let’s Talk About Loss, and Jenna Hope - Nutrition and Mental Health
12.30 pm - Lunch: Self Care Market Place
1.15 pm - Workshops: Nutrition and mental Health Jenna Hope - SSS Self care strategies for better health and wellbeing (what works)
1.50 pm - Workshops: Rachel Egan Eating Disorders and Recovery Alison Mealing
2.25 pm - Key note: Rachel Egan
3.20 pm - Closing remarks
3.30 pm - Market place and departures
Please note some sessions are still being finalised and subject to change