Mental Health Awareness Week 2015 marked by Nescot

May 07, 2015

Mental Health Awareness Week 2015 marked by Nescot

Students at Nescot can benefit from a range of events next week (May 11 to 17) to mark Mental Health Awareness Week.

The sessions are being arranged by Nescot’s Student Attendance Mentors and the charity Catch-22, which helps people in tough situations to turn their lives around, and all sessions are being held in the TER space opposite Starbucks. 

On Monday the weekly art club will from 11am until 1pm, and on Wednesday there will be workshops on identifying and managing anxiety at 12-12.45pm and 1.45pm-2.30pm, as well as the weekly film club at 3pm.

On Thursday there will be a ‘Tea and Talk’ session from 11am until 1pm, with delicious cakes, Indian head massages, five-a-side football in the multi-use games area, and information about healthy eating, and on Friday there will be board games all day.

Mental Health Awareness Week was started by the Mental Health Foundation in 2000, and has been held every May since.

The event aims to raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing issues, and the theme this year is mindfulness. You can find out more about mindfulness, and how it could help you, online here

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