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Home Programme of event s Oct  2015



All Week

Mon - Sat

Mon - Fri 8.30am - 8pm     Sat 9am - 12.30pm

Offington Park Methodist Church, Broadwater Green / South Farm Road, BN14 7TN

Charities’ / Organisations information stands Information etc about mental health, where to get help. See each day (below) for opening times


5 October

Exhibition / information stands  - all day

10 am  Launch of Worthing Mental Health Awareness Week

  • Bob Smytherman,  Worthing Town Crier
  • Mayor and Mayoress of Worthing: Cllr Micheal Donin
    and Linda Williams


  • Cllr Val Turner: Worthing Cabinet Member for Health and Wellbeing
  • Rev Luff, Mayor’s Chaplain - lighting of the Peace Candle
  • Carol Barber: "Seeds of Hope, Signs of Recovery".

11am - noon  Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon  Alcoholics Anonymous is a Fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common ...

Presentation, discussions  Judie and Robin will give a presentation about the support offered by Alcoholics Anonymous, and also the support given to families by Al-Anon


2pm - 3pm Street Triage

Learn how this successful initiative between Sussex Police and Sussex Partnership NHS Trust is dramatically reducing the number of detentions under the Mental Health Act.

3pm - 4pm Early Intervention in Psychosis

Discover how early intervention in first on-set psychosis improves the outcomes of patients.


6 October

Exhibition / information stands  - all day

11am Workshop: Maintaining Emotional Wellness - Capital Project Trust

1.45 - 2.30 Craft Workshop - By Superstar Art


7 October

Exhibition / information stands  - all day

10 am Spirituality and Mental Health - Rev Simon Hobbs

presentation, discussion  opportunity for guided meditation

1 pm - Labyrinth: a time of reflection opportunity to walk a labyrinth, a

symbolic journey

5pm - Evening Prayer - Rev James Bamber


8 October

Exhibition / information stands  - all day

Memory Box - informal opportunities to reminisce,

resources from WSCC Library Service

9.30 - 10.30   Will Power Solicitors - mental health act - Power of attorney

Trust Funds

10:30 -11:30 Living well with Dementia - Worthing Town Cryers

2:00 - 3:00     Time for Dementia Study - Stephanie Daley

3 - 4 pm         Dementia Friends Training - Worthing:

A Dementia Friendly Town -

Test-free training for all.
Dementia friend badge awarded to all participants.           

7:30 - 9:45pm  Concert -

retiring collection for MIND  (Coastal West Sussex)   

Peter Ridge and his Band
FREE concert with donations to Coastal West Sussex MIND

FREE refreshments with donations to Worthing Mental Health Awareness Week.


9 October

Exhibition / information stands   - all day

9.30am Mindfulness Workshop - Rebekah Seren

2pm   Shared reading and poetry, expressing and exploring emotion -

A Way With Words

5-6pm Stress Busters: Strategies for coping with stress

Sandra Crathern

7:30pm - 9:30pm Film   BBFC Rating 12

Feel good story - conflict between family responsibility and personal freedom - Stars Johnny Depp and Leonardo DiCaprio     No interval


10 October

Exhibition / information stands   - all day

World Mental Health Day

10am - noon  Coffee Morning (in aid of Worthing Mental Health Awareness)

Final opportunity to look at Exhibitions etc

Mental Health Awareness

Worthing Mental Health Awareness Week

Monday 5 October - Saturday 10 October 2015

Below is a schedule of the events that will be held this year in  support of Worthing Mental Health Awareness Week. Most of the events are at Offington Park Methodist Church and are free unless stated

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The Launch of WORTHING Mental Health Awareness Week

Michael Donin Mayor of Worthing and Linda Williams  Mayoress of Worthing.