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Getting it out there - A WMHD 2015 webinar

Mental Health in Further Education Network

Monday, 26 October 2015 from 12:30 to 14:00 (GMT)

Getting it out there - A WMHD 2015 webinar

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The Mental Health in Further Education Network (MHFE)  and BIS Community Learning Mental Health Pilot are offering a webinar every weekday from 10th-30th October to celebrate World Mental Health Day 2015. Please join us for as many sessions as you like and tell other people about this programme.

On Monday 26 October 2015 we are pleased to bring you:

"Getting it Out There "

by Ed Melia

Sharing the work and progress of your Community Learning Mental Health Pilot project is a vital step towards raising awareness, attracting new learners and ensuring a bigger impact.

In this online session Ed Melia will discuss how you can use 'owned' media - Twitter, Facebook, blogs, YouTube etc - and 'earned' media - local newspapers, radio - to reach a wider audience.

Topics will include: communication strategies; taking control of social media; building relationships with local media; and celebrating, while safeguarding, case studies.

The practical stuff

How do I book?

Places are limited to 40, so reserve yours now. Simply select your 'ticket' and 'register'. We'll send you the meeting ID (which you need to join). You don't need to worry about setting up a password and username when you join the session at 12.30 pm on Monday 26 October 2015.


 12.30-2 pm. Please check that your login and equipment are working before we are due to start

Join from a PC, Mac, iOS or Android

1) Download and install Zoom (or the Zoom app on your smartphone or tablet) before the webinar

 > and download Zoom. It's a tiny bit of online meeting software that takes a couple of minutes to download and install. It doesn't seem to cause too many problems with firewalls but if you think your work firewall might block it please get your IT department to add it to your permissions in advance of the session.

Screenshot from the Zoom website

2) Select the following link to join the session  or join by phone: +44 (0) 20 3695 0088 

3) Enter the meeting ID (which we'll send you when you register your place here on Eventbrite) 

Screenshot of the screen you reach after selecting the link to join the meeting. This screen asks you for the meeting ID, which we'll send you once you've registered your place.


We want everyone to enjoy and have full access to this webinar. Please do not be offended if we ask you to help us do so. You can help by telling us:

  • When you book, if you have any specific accessibility requirements we need to know about
  • If you notice something we've missed or made difficult for you or others

We will do everything we can to make it right.

I'd like to come, but...

Are you interested in the topic but put off by the technology or previous webinar experiences, or the date or time or anything else? Please get in touch and we'll happily help you make up your mind/suggest other ways you can find out about this content.

Tell people about it - please

Do take a look at our full programme of World Mental Health Day 2015 webinars. You'll find details in the calendar on our home page at . Join us for as many sessions as you can make. Please share this event with other people and on Facebook and Twitter

What next?

Once you've registered your place we'll send you the meeting ID by email. Eventbrite will automatically send you a reminder 48 hours before the session. We look forward to meeting you.

Any questions?


We hope you can make it and look forward to seeing you.

Do you have questions about Getting it out there - A WMHD 2015 webinar? Contact Mental Health in Further Education Network


Mental Health in Further Education Network

A friendly e-community of practice for anyone with and interest in adut education and mental health and wellbeing. We co-create opportunities to network, discuss and share experiences, resources, good practice and lessons learned with other practitioners. 

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We are busy in the background planning our month-long series of online sessions in October in support of World Mental Health Day 2016 - let us know what you'd like to see and if you'd like to present an aspect of your work/experience.

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