Between Monday the 29th of June and Sunday the 5th of July, a Trauma and Mind-Body Super Conference will be held free and online. To sign up, follow this link. The conference will provide an interdisciplinary roadmap to aid trauma and mind-body healing through 90 leading experts across varied fields, [...]
Below is a link to an academic article by Roberto Mezzina, an ex-director of the World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre. The article looks at the impact of COVID-19 on mental health and the "social body" during this period of time. The article can be found here.
As you may be aware it is World Mental Health Day on the 10th October. This year the focus is on suicide prevention and Thrive Plymouth have been invited by the University of Plymouth's Student Union to run a market-style stall inside the student's union from 11am to 3pm (set [...]
Plymouth is a hive of activity for mental health projects and this year has been no different; in October 2017 Plymouth’s Director of Public Health launched the fourth year of Thrive Plymouth’s campaign to reduce health inequalities, which focused on Mental Wellbeing and the 5 Ways 2 Wellbeing using the ‘CLANG’ concept: ‘Connect’, ‘Learn’, ‘be Active’, ‘Notice’ and [...]
The World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health (Lille, France) organize an international meeting the 29 and 30 March 2018 in Lille (France) on the topic : "Active citizenship and empowerment in community mental health - Participative innovations in France and abroad." You can download the [...]
The Livewell Arts Festival is due to launch next week at the Roland Levinskey Building in Plymouth University's main campus. The month-long festival will host a range of events and activities from Yoga, Craft Sessions, Memory Cafe dropin sessions, Timebanking etc... For a comprehensive list of events please download the [...]
As part of the build up to world mental health day on 10th October The Herald have launched a survey to gain an insight into people's mental health. Their article features a number of myth-busting facts as well as survey on mental health, aimed at assessing levels of stigma, work-place [...]
The International Mental Health Congress was held on the 18th/19th of July at the All Nations Centre in Cardiff. Speakers from around the world came to discuss their idiosyncratic, yet easily identifiable interpretations of mental health in their own geographical areas. A particularly moving account came from a woman from [...]