10 October 2014
It's World Mental Health Day!
Friday, 10 October, is World Mental Health Day and AWP
teams, partner organisations and service users are working together
to mark the occasion.
An exhibition at the Carlton Centre in Weston-super-Mare is
highlighting positive partnership working, community involvement,
recent successes and future opportunities.
Staying in Weston, the Weston Warriers have organised a
six-a-side recovery football tournament at the Hans Price Academy
on Saturday 11 October between 10.30 and 4pm.
BBC Radio Bristol's Dr Phil Hammond show on Saturday morning will
feature Will Hall and Jacqui Westra discussing mental health in
Bristol - tune in just after 10.30 to catch them.
The Bristol Festival of Health, which takes place
over the next two days at the Watershed, includes a session on
Saturday lunchtime (12.00 to 1.00) on supporting mental, as well as
physical health. An expert panel will feature Bristol clinical
director James Eldred, specialised services clinical director Tim
Williams, Marvin Rees, and Carol Metters, chief executive of
voluntary sector partner Missing Link. A few tickets are still
South Gloucestershire Council is holding a World Mental Health
Day event at Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre featuring AWP's
Anthony Lacny and Maria-Paloma Sequeiros.
And organisations across Bath and North East Somerset are
holding events, including a coffee and cake morning from 10.00 until
2.00 on Friday at St John's Church in Keynsham, which AWP is