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Wednesday, 30 August 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00 (BST)

RSA: Mental Health in Surrey Workshop - 30 Aug

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Mental Health in Surrey: Exploring how Fellows could ‘do something’ practical

 On 28th June, Jeremy Ross led a discussion about the current crisis in mental health services and the pressures on modern society that are leading to increasing levels of mental ill-health, greater levels of anxiety, stress and depression in the general population and increased demands on statutory and voluntary agencies at a time when other resources are also in short supply.

 As Jeremy pointed out, services are struggling to cope with ever-increasing demand with the reduction in stigma, changing family patterns, work place stress, uncertainty over employment with the end of jobs for life, fractured social bonds, insecure housing and debt all playing a role in driving up that demand.

 A lively debate took place on 28th June at the end of which many of the participants said that they wanted to pursue the subject further, and in particular to explore whether RSA Fellows could contribute in an active way to any initiatives which would have a practical impact on health-based or voluntary and social projects in Surrey and surrounding counties.

 This workshop on 30th August has been scheduled to give Fellows and others the opportunity to generate and kick around some ideas about whether and how we could make a practical contribution. We hope the workshop will lead to further action over the autumn of 2017 and beyond. Whether or not you attended on 28th June, you are most welcome to attend on 30th August.

 

Assemble between 18:00 and 18:30 for light refreshments: the session will begin at 18:30.

For information, please email your local Fellowship Councillor caroline.clark@virgin.net, or if you have any accessibility requirements, please contact Caroline at caroline.clark@virgin.net.

If you have any questions, or to let us know of any access requirements or reasonable adjustments you have, please email the RSA team: networks@rsa.org.uk.


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Guildford Institute,
Ward Street,
GU1 4LH Guildford
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 30 August 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00 (BST)


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The RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce): an enlightenment organisation committed to finding innovative practical solutions to today’s social challenges. Through its ideas, research and 28,000-strong Fellowship it seeks to understand and enhance human capability so we can close the gap between today’s reality and people’s hopes for a better world.

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Our Fellowship is a network of people from a wide range of backgrounds, united by a desire to build a better society. There are over 28,000 Fellows in more than 100 countries, working together for the benefit of their communities.

We support Fellows in developing local networks and initiatives, and through RSA Catalyst provide money and expertise to Fellow-led ideas that aim to have a positive social impact. Find out more about what’s going on in the Fellowship by reading our blogs.

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