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World Mental Health Day 2016

The World Mental Health Day 2016 programme is a result of a collaboration between: Bournemouth University;Students' Union Bournemouth University; Borough of Poole; Dorset HealthCare University NHS; Foundation Trust; Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner; Dorset Mental Health Forum; Dorset Mind and Healthwatch Dorset.

 

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Talks 


Monday 10 October: Carers

(Talbot Campus)

 

16:00-17:00 Reality – what is it?

Angus Campbell. Lord Lieutenant of Dorset, Patron for Dorset Mind, Patron for Acts Fast
Cobham Lecture Theatre, Talbot Campus


17:45-18:45
Living with mental health issues: a carers’ perspective

To coincide with World Mental Health Day 2016 this event showcases how the Dorset community has come together to explore three key themes from a carer perspective:

• Experience of being a Carer
• Accessing services
• Wellbeing

It builds on the successful work undertaken at BU in partnership with other stakeholders over the last couple of years

Allsebrook Lecture Theatre, Talbot Campus

 

Tuesday 11 October: Meeting mental health challenges in the community

(Lansdowne Campus) 

 

12:00-13:00 Let’s talk about Self-Harm
Angela Warren, Service User & Carer Coordinator, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences. BG14, Bournemouth House, Lansdowne Campus

 

 

16:00-16:40 Skills & Learning Living Well research project
Sarah Brown, Living Well Officer, Sara Plant, Living Well Learner, Vicky Plant, Living Well Learner. Executive Business Centre (EBC),206, Lansdowne campus

 

 

16:40-17:20 Dorset Mind: Meeting Mental Health Challenges in the Community
Chris Price, Chair of Trustees and Interim CEO of Dorset Mind and Dr Andrew Mayers, Patron Dorset Mind and Senior Lecturer Bournemouth University
Executive Business Centre (EBC),206, Lansdowne campus

 

 

17:30-18:30 I’m a Service User – get me out of here!
Helen Hardcastle
Executive Business Centre (EBC),206, Lansdowne campus

 

 

Wednesday 12 October: Mental Health and homelessness

(Lansdowne/Talbot Campus)

 

9:40-10:20 The Big Issue Health Partnerships
Simon Chilcott, Area Services Manager South West, The Big Issue Foundation and Melissa Scott Specialist Practitioner, Mental Health Homeless Service, Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust. BG14 Lecture Theatre, Lansdowne Campus

 

 

10:20-11:00 Mental Health and the Homeless
Graeme Willis, BCHA Area Manager for Bournemouth, Berkshire & Hampshire (Supported Housing & Health). BG14, Bournemouth House, Lansdowne Campus 

 

 

11:00-11:40 Rough Sleepers—Myth and Reality
Peter Russell, Anna Berrisford and Lauren Phillips, Bournemouth Borough Council Rough Sleepers Team. BG14 Lecture Theatre Bournemouth House, Lansdowne Campus

 

 

14:00-15:00 The Big Issue Foundation: Engaging and influencing for social inclusion
Stephen Robertson Chief Executive Officer, Big Issue The Big Issue Foundation. Marconi Lecture Theatre, Kimmeridge House, Talbot Campus

 

 

Wednesday 12 October: Mental Health and Armed Forces (Talbot Campus)


15:00-16:00 PTSD and How It Effects our Military Personnel and Veterans in the UK
David Wood, Military Covenant Advisor, Help 4 Homeless Veterans
K103 Lecture Theatre, Talbot Campus

 

 

16:00-17:00 It's not just as simple as saying goodbye
Andy Gritt, Dorset HealthCare Armed Forces Health and Wellbeing Team
K103 Lecture Theatre, Talbot Campus

 

 

Thursday 13 October: Mental Health and LGBT

(Talbot Campus)

 

10:20-11:00: LGBT Mental Health - compelling evidence from the UK. Joanna Semlyen, Lecturer in Psychology/Mental Health, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia. Barnes Lecture Theatre, Talbot Campus

 

 

14:00-14:40 Working with LGBT Mental Health Clients.  Jonai da Silva, Mental Health Support Worker, DHUFT and LGBT rep, Unison. Cobham Lecture Theatre, Talbot Campus 

 

 

14:40-15:20 LGB and T + mental Health needs and profiles, a South West perspective

Andy Hunt Intercom Trust’s Deputy Director, and Head of the Help Support and Advocacy Service. Jacqui Battle Intercom Trusts Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole support and advocacy worker. Cobham Lecture Theatre, Talbot Campus

 

 

15:20-16:00: Mind Out, Dorset Mind’s LGBT mental health service in Bournemouth and Weymouth. Cobham Lecture Theatre, Talbot Campus. Mandy Nicholson, Service Delivery Manager for Dorset Mind and Chris Price is Chair of Trustees and Interim CEO of Dorset Mind

 

 

Information stands/Art display

 

Tuesday 11 October

10:00-16:00 Healthwatch Dorset, Boho Lounge, Bournemouth House, Lansdowne Campus. An opportunity to find out more the Healthwatch Dorset Young peoples project “Be yourself: everybody else is taken"

 

Wednesday 12 October 

10:00-16:00 Poole Community Mental Health Team, Atirum, Poole House

 

Thursday 13 October 

10:30-14:30 Healthwatch Dorset, Atirum, Poole House. An opportunity to find out more the Healthwatch Dorset Young peoples project “Be yourself: everybody else is taken"

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