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‘Mental Health through Sport’ 2nd Annual Symposium

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Newman University

Genners Lane

Bartley Green

Birmingham

B32 3NU

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‘Mental Health through Sport’ is a series of one-day symposia aimed to enhance our Mental Health and Wellbeing.

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‘Mental Health through Sport’ is a series of one-day symposia, which aim to share Practice, Culture and Experiences of using Sport and Physical Activity to enhance our Mental Health and Wellbeing. This year’s symposium is on 16th December 2019.

Each symposium is open to anyone who has an interest in mental health and sport. They aim to bring together: participants from projects/initiatives; academics/researchers; staff from sporting organisations; service-users and staff from health services; charities; sports clubs; local/national government and anyone else who wants to share ideas and experiences.

This series of symposia is based on a partnership between Newman University, the Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust (BSMHFT), Sport Birmingham, and the West Midlands Combined Authority.

Confirmed Speakers include:

Ian Reid - CEO Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Paul Jarvis Beesley – Streetgames – 21 by 21 campaign

Chantel Scherer - Sport and Recreation Alliance

Hayley Jarvis – Mind – Get Set to Go

Ian Braid – DOCIAsport

Alana Grocott - Public Health England

Sarah Barge - Mental Health First Aid

Dr Laura Healy and Dr Mus Sarkar – Nottingham Trent University

Mel Islin - Rethink Mental Illness

Holly Moyse - WMCA MH Citzens' Jury

Simon Hall - West Midlands Combined Authority.

Sean Russell - West Midlands Combined Authority.

Mark Winder - CEO Goalball UK.

Travel information to the University is available at: www.newman.ac.uk/about-us/contact-us/maps-directions/

More information and additional free resources are available at: www.MentalHealthThroughSport.com

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