Facing Depression Together Awareness Day
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Facing Depression Together Awareness Day

Facing Depression Together Awareness Day

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Royal Station Hotel

Neville Street

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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An opportunity to learn about depression from a clinical, personal and pastoral perspective, and how the church can be a good neighbour to those living with depression and their families.

This free event is open to anyone who would like to attend. It includes:

What is depression?

Kate Chartres, Nurse Consultant and Senior Clinical Nurse with Sunderland Psychiatric Liaison Team, will give a clinical perspective of what depression is in easy to understand terms.

State of Mind

Malcolm Rae OBE, FRCN, a co-founder of State of Mind, a rugby league, mental health and wellness initiative, will introduce Danny Sculthorpe, a former Super League Rugby Prop Forward, who will give a personal perspective of living with depression.

Loving my neighbour with depression

Cath Morgan and Nick Johnson, Healthcare Project Officers, with The Catholic Bishops Health & Social Care Advisory Group will give a pastoral perspective on how churches can include and support people with mental health conditions.

Challenging stigma

A dramatic perspective from MFATS (Misery For All To See), a theatrically based organisation that raises awareness about mental health.

PeerTalk – Facing Depression Together

Rev Stephen and Philippa Normanton will give an introduction to the PeerTalk initiative which aims to establish a national network of volunteer facilitated peer group support meetings for individuals who live with depression and their families.

 

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What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

The Hotel is adjacent to the railway station.

There is regulated car parking on site – all guests must register vehicle upon arrival at reception.  Please note that if a vehicle is not registered for parking a chargeable fee will apply.

 There are bus stops along Neville Street.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

admin@peertalk.co.uk#

 

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