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Worthing Mental Health Awareness Week

Monday 9 October - Saturday 14 October 2017

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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All Week

Mon - Sat

Mon - Fri  8:00am – 8pm                 Sat   9am – 12:30pm

Charities’ / Organisations information stands        Free talks, workshops, presentations

Information stands, with free literature, will be available throughout the Week

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

Charities’ / Organisations' information stands  all week
Free talks, workshops, presentations


9 October

10am Launch    - Mayor Cllr Alex Harman

                           - Revd Penfold, Mayor’s Chaplain – lighting of the Peace Candle

10:45am - noon   Eleanor Hope  Diversity and Wellbeing

2:45 - 3:45pm Drumming Workshop - Dan Gilmore and Buddies Cafe

7pm - 9pm      Worthing Mental Health Carers - Open Meeting


10 October

9:45-11am    Workshop: Laughter for Wellness and Wellbeing - Worthing Laughter Club


11:30 - 12:30  Art/ Printing workshop  - lead by Superstar Arts

Memory Box - informal opportunities to reminisce, resources from WSCC Library Service

2pm - Living Well with Dementia  - Worthing Town Cryers

3- 3:45pm - Mental Health Act, Power of Attorney, Trust Funds - Will Power

4pm - 5:30pm - Worthing Dementia Action Alliance - Open Meeting
6-7pm    Dementia Friends Information Session  - making Worthing Dementia Friendly

Wednesday11 October

10am -noon - 'Come and Meet Us Morning' - hosted by Offington Counselling Service

11am - Presentation: 'Courage to Heal' - by Offington Counselling Service

7pm - Quiz Night.  Proceeds to Offington Counselling Service Bursary Fund


12 October

9:30 - 10:30   Returning to Work - Southdown Housing

10:30 -11:30 Maintaining Emotional Wellness – CAPITAL Project Trust

12:30 - 1pm  Gardening for Wellbeing   - Breathing Spaces

12:30             Self care: Hand massages, nail file and finish -  Northbrook College students
7:30pm – 9:30pm – film     Romantic Comedy    Cert 12    1hr 34min   no interval


13 October

9am - 10am -  Mindfulness Session - Lanterna Meditation

Am   Spirituality and Mental Health     - Chaplaincy Team, Sussex Partnership NHS Trust

Pm     Spirituality and Mental Health   - Chaplaincy Team, Sussex Partnership NHS Trust
7:30 - 9:45pm  Concert - retiring collection for MIND (Coastal West Sussex)


14 October

Exhibition / information stands   - all day

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

                   Final opportunity to look at Exhibitions etc